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There Is Such A Thing As Jet Pack School

Eric Scott aka Rocketman is probably the best Jet Pack pilot the world has. He’s flown over canyons, performed in airshows and holds the record for fastest speed on a Jet Pack. So with that gift, he’s now teaching people how to fly in his Jet Pack school.

Using a jetpack isn’t easy! You can’t just fire off the thrusters, lean forward to go and expect not to crash and eat shit. Jetpacks are insanely powerful and it’s all about control. Wildly hitting the thrusters makes things go out of control.

So when Stuart Ross, a UK man, wanted to learn how to fly a jetpack, he asked Eric Scott the Rocketman to teach him. Scott came up with a training regimen and as you can see in the video, has been developing and training Ross so that Ross can fly on his own. Ross has training wheels on right now (some sort of wire attached to him so he doesn’t go flying off to Mars) but is learning to find the right balance. Sure he’s spinning around, circling too much and falling down, but what more fun could you have than going to Jet Pack school? [Rocketbelt, Jet Pack International via The Awesomer]


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