Andreas Petzolt has created “Monocopter”, a turbine-powered personal flying suit, capable of 20-minute flights on a full tank of fuel. More information and pictures here. A short turbine test video after the jump.
Andreas decided to go for a gas turbine, driving a huge fan to achieve a high mass flow of air. This air will be directed to four variable thrust nozzles that will produce the thrust necessary to lift and control the device