Robotic Jetpack

Robot JetpackNew Zealand company The Martin Aircraft Company is now making a robotic jetpack.

The jetpack, called the Martin Skyhook UAV, can reach up to 10,000 feet and carry a payload of up to 220 pounds. The Skyhook also uses a 200 horsepower engine to create  a range of 31 miles and speeds as fast as 63 miles per hour.

The Martin Aircraft Company envisions military applications for the Skyhook, such as resupplying troops, or dropping bombs.

No, you can’t have one and jetpacks that us humans fly are hard enough to use.  Check out Rocketman to see a human fly a jetpack.

Click through for a video of the jetpack in action.

Link via (Fox News)

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