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Flyboard Inventor Fails To Cross The English Channel, Falls Into Water

Flyboard Inventor Fails To Cross The English Channel, Falls Into Water

Daredevil inventor Franky Zapata failed to cross the English Channel today on his flyboard after taking off from Sangatte, France. Zapata travelled only halfway across the 35km waterway before he ran into trouble at his refuelling point and went tumbling into the water. He was wearing a lifejacket and reportedly…

‘Real Life Iron Man’ Sets Record For Fastest Jetpack Flight

We’ve been waiting to get our hands on real life jetpacks for almost a century now. And while you can’t buy them at Costco yet, they seem to be one modest step closer to reality. Richard Browning, test pilot for the British tech company Gravity Industries and “real life Iron…