David Buzz
There's clearly enough signs in the video to see that it's got 4 model aircraft turbile engines in it. ( the square shape of the area between the feet, the multiple visible exhaust disturbances in a few shots ( both from and side shots ), and there some intake/s visible to people who know that they are looking for.
Anthony Parkerwood
A jetski with turbine thrusters could carry more fuel. Probably safer and faster too.
VincentWolf
Why not make a hybrid electric copter with jet pack. The electric only activates when the jet pack fails and it can lower a person ONE time gently from any altitude before the batteries go dead. That would work at ANY altitude unlike parachutes.
mhpr262
It looks fun as hell, but also incredibly dangerous. The amount of stupid stuff one could do with that thing is simply mindboggling. Riding motorcycles on the street is as safe as playing Bingo in your local pensioner's home compared to that.
KirklandSewell
...I GUESS IT'S NOW TIME TO "WORK ON SOME NEW-KINDA-PARACHUTE, THAT ARE EFFECTIVE BELOW 100FT...NO??!!
Buellrider
If that flips over he then gets nailed head first into the ground and game over. Otherwise super cool.
-dphiBbydt
This is very impressive engineering. To make a stable flying platform like that is remarkable. Well done to the team. I wonder if they got some inspiration from the 'flying pulpit' project of the 70s ? I suspect there will be a lot of interest in this technology.
Mzungu_Mkubwa
Full-body air bags? Solid-fuel rocket booster "eject" unit (to get you up to parachute altitude)? Only fly over 18 foot deep fresh powder snow? There's gotta be a way, y'all! Let's get our thinking caps on! We can DO this!
Rockbus
Talk to the BSR guys. 10 min flight time limits usefulness but pretty good project.
AngelLestat
This is clearly fake. At that side you can not have the power to lift him and a way to achieve stability (using flywheels), you can not use turbines as stability because their reaction time is slow. Stability from the bottom is super hard. They use a helicopter with a long cable erased by software, maybe they do it as a joke or to steel money like a kickstarter product. By the way. the turbines are real, but they dont have the power needed.