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Squawks & HeadlinesWelcome to the future: New Zealand approves permit for jet pack

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Welcome to the future: New Zealand approves permit for jet pack

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We could all be flying around on jet packs sometime soon—we just have to pony up $150,000. New Zealand and Australian media reported Tuesday that the country’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has granted approval to the Martin Aircraft Company for an “Experimental Flight Permit,” which could pave the way for broad commercial sales. (arstechnica.com) More...

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jpreston1
Josh Preston 1
Cheaper than most foreign sports cars, actually.
Now if I could just get my hands on $150K...
boltrontd
Eric Bolt 0
(Duplicate Squawk Submitted)

World's First Practical Jetpack Cleared by Aviation Regulators

The “world’s first practical jetpack” has been cleared by aviation regulators in New Zealand to allow for manned test-flights.

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/worlds-first-practical-jetpack-cleared-by-aviation-regulators-8759399.html