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This incredible invention was built by Richard Browning using 3D printed parts, specialist electronics and five jet engines. Once you’ve strapped it on and mastered the basics, you can soar at speeds of 32 miles per hour and ascend to altitudes of 12,000 feet.

Gravity uses the body as the airframe, allowing arms and legs to control and direct thrust. The Daedalus flight suit allows anyone to fly. The exo-skeleton suit is equipped with miniaturised jet engines, Wifi connection, and advanced Heads Up display, allowing anyone to vertically take off and land in any location, at any time.

Flying high
While talking to Browning had said that he was always been inspired to use technology to push boundaries and innovate. “”As a third generation aeronautical engineer it is in my blood to think differently about flight and the idea came from an intent to re-imagine how people can fly. It started as all great ideas do with a basic sketch of engines strapped to a body and an analysis of the actual physics behind the thrust needed to make someone fly. Of course, once we started to realize this was really possible and that ‘the superhero’ formed a key part of the inspiration to build something real, inspirational and most importantly patentable,” he said.

Browning added that aside from working out the mechanics of actually making the entire suit work from building the fuel system, the engine mounts and the thrust propulsion, control safety was the key priority. “I have designed the entire suit from the ground up to be incredibly safe, in the context of just how groundbreaking and new this is. The entire system has been designed with core aviation safety principles built in,” he said.

Browning has worked on his innovation for the last two years, building the suit from scratch to patents being filed. has documented the suits creation and the world’s first human propulsion flights as a founding brand partner.

Now the suit is on sale, more and more people will get the chance to see Browning fly — and maybe try soaring themselves. Gravity’s team says a high profile, as-yet-unnamed client has nabbed the first one.
The 1050bhp Jet Suit by Gravity is officially on sale in upscale department store Selfridges, in London. Even if you don’t have the cash to splash, you can still see it up close and experience the effects in VR.
Browning also demonstrates his flying abilities at various events, including the Farnborough Air Show. You can also see a sneak peak on Gravity’s InstagramTwitter and Facebook.
Sources : EconomicTimes



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