Flying In An Ironman Suit
Inventor and entrepreneur Richard Browning has created a functional Iron Man-like suit that actually flies.
(Richard Browning functional Iron Man-like suit video)
It's powered by four arm-mounted gas turbine engines, two hip-mounted gas turbine engines, and a wearable exoskeleton that enables the pilot to vertically take off and land, while using the body to maneuver. Gravity claims the production suit, called "Daedalus," will be capable of flying at several hundred miles per hour at thousands of feet.
"I have aeronautics in my blood. My grandfather instructed on WW2 Hurricanes, and the other was Chairman of Westland Helicopters. My father was an aeronautical engineer and an innovator, too. We've already had a few comparisons to Tony Stark, but this is real-world aeronautical innovation.
Yes, inspired by the movie, inspired by the comic!
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