British inventor Richard Browning’s jet engine-powered suit, inspired by Tony Stark’s Iron Man suit, capable of hitting 32mph in mid-air, will take part in airborne races starting next year. It’s powered by five miniature jet engines mounted on the pilot’s arms and back. “The idea a race around a kind of air race circuit, in three dimensions with 1,000 horse-power jet suits, it’s going to be astounding and phenomenal,” said Browning. Continue reading for another video and more information.
“Last year Browning claimed the Guinness World Records title for the fastest speed in a body-controlled jet engine power suit. He achieved a speed of 32.02mph when he set the new record at Lagoona Park in Reading. Browning put the jet suit on sale in London department store Selfridge’s in July with a £340,000 ($443,360) price tag,” reports The Daily Mail.