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Dubai Airshow: Jetpacks finally set for lift off? – BBC News

Dubai Airshow: Jetpacks finally set for lift off? – BBC News

Are jetpacks about to move from the realms of fantasy and adventure to serious practical application?

A deal between Dubai’s civil defence force and New Zealand-based Martin Aircraft suggests that the technology is about to move mainstream.

For decades, jetpack fans have predicted a future when we would be using personal power-packs – like James Bond in the 1965 film Thunderball.

Source: Dubai Airshow: Jetpacks finally set for lift off? – BBC News