Mechanical Menagerie #10: The Jetman

Credit: AIRBORNE-FILMS Now you can fly with jets, in a suit. The Jetman is an inventor and pioneer in his field (if you can call it that) who developed a small, jet propelled win. It looks like a glider but it is a carbon fiber wing with 4 jet engines attached which propel the wing…

Hoverbikes #1: A Tool of Transport or a Weapon of War?

Dubai‚Äôs Hovering Police Credit: HOVERSURF OFFICIAL As we begin a new article series entitled Hoverbikes we draw our eyes to the widening popularity that these futuristic vehicles are gaining. We deal with two interesting ideas: the application of these machines as policing tools and weapons. We begin in the dust strewn paradise of Dubai. The…