I thought I'd share this impressive new way to get in the air.

Is it a Man ? Is it a plane ?

 

Bernard

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Tags: Jet, Waterjet

Comment by Kyle on February 10, 2011 at 4:24pm
I wonder how the "pump-craft" follows the pack, probably just tows it along I guess...
Comment by evilmacaw on February 10, 2011 at 4:25pm
Very clever  turning a jet ski around  adding a remote throttle  and some plumbing parts , the nozzles are not throttled ,mass shift controls it  and you "fall " and you get wet  COOL ;)
Comment by Ron Jacobs on February 10, 2011 at 5:01pm

Like flying the thing isn't an expert manouver!

Kinda neat. Keep those feet tucked in. Bet the blast from the jets would smart somethng awful.

 

We could put a APM/IMUon one of those, right?

Comment by Christopher Cooper on February 10, 2011 at 5:02pm
Sweet! Just like from Super Mario Sunshine!
Comment by Ron Jacobs on February 10, 2011 at 6:23pm
It looks like a floating pump station just drags along behind you. You certainly wouldn't sneak up on anyone with that...
Comment by Ron Jacobs on February 10, 2011 at 6:24pm
It would be really interesting to see a scaled  down version. An Unmanned JetLev. APM/IMU could do that I bet.
Comment by john bero on February 10, 2011 at 7:01pm
This looks like perfect mythbusters material.  Hey Guys, are you get'in this?
Comment by Greg Fletcher on February 10, 2011 at 8:51pm
John, It's not a myth. It is real. I saw this a few years back on a cable tv technology show. You can buy one if you have lots of extra money sitting around.
Comment by Paul Mather on February 10, 2011 at 9:20pm
$130K euros
Comment by Rana on February 10, 2011 at 11:05pm

In early times, in bigger boats, people use to climb on the pole and see distant view with mono-cular.

I am not kidding, even in todays time this would help a lot, I think people can imagin, how. 

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