engineering careers  Gravity Jet Suit Get Fired Up in the Maldives
engineering careers  Gravity Jet Suit Get Fired Up in the Maldives

Gravity Industries have been showing off their latest Jet Suit footage as they take flight in the Maldives.

In its latest video Gravity have showcased up-close footage of its founder, Richard Browning, flying around the One and Only Reethi Rah resort in the Maldives.

The trip was designed to allow Gravity to scope out potential locations for future Jet Suit Races.

Who Are Gravity Industries

Gravity Industries was founded in March 2017 by Richard Browning – dubbed the “real-life Iron Man” – who is an English inventor, entrepreneur and speaker.

The company is built around the Daedalus Mark 1. A jet pack that uses miniature jet engines to achieve vertical flight.

The suit uses kerosene engines which can provide 22 kg of thrust each. This allows Browning to use his arms to control the direction and speed of the flight.

He is able to pilot the suit by being shown fuel consumption and other data within the head-up display he wears inside the helmet.

The suit achieved a speed of 32.02 miles per hour (51.53 km/h) during its Guinness World Records attempt for ‘Fastest speed in a body controlled jet engine powered suit’.

Browning has spoken about how he was inspired to create the Jet Suit by his late father, an aeronautical engineer.