Technology Commuter jetpacks offered: $100k, August delivery

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Despite a lifetime of waiting we don't yet have our flying cars, our rayguns, our space holidays, nor even our robot/brainchipped-monkey butlers. However, from August - if the manufacturers are to be believed - ordinary consumers will finally be able to buy a (marginally) useful jetpack, for just $100,000.

The "Thunderpack™", produced by Thunderbolt Aerosystems uses a novel "dual fuel" system to increase flight time somewhat over that offered by rocketpacks of the past, which could seldom stay up for more than 30 seconds.

Topped up with 98lbs of explosive high-test hydrogen peroxide and 4lb of ordinary kerosene, the Thunderpack™ R2-G2 - expected to be available from August - can stay aloft for up to 75 seconds ("a 300 per cent increase over what other systems offer") and carry its pilot almost three-quarters of a mile. The whole system weighs 182lb when fuelled up, and can lift a person and baggage weighing up to 180lb total.


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"The whole system weighs 182lb when fuelled up, and can lift a person and baggage weighing up to 180lb total."

And you place this on your back, how?
 
Yeah um , If I do manage to get that on my back I will be hunchbacked and when i turn it on I fly straight into the wall , nice use of 100k.
 
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