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 – Gravity Industries jet suit!
The gravity industries jetpack uses miniature jet engines to achieve vertical flight to allow human flight. The suit has been designed and tested by a permanent team of seven based out of the gravity industries location in Salisbury, UK.
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.
Gravity Industries Jet Suit Price
There are a few ways now that you can get your hands on a suit. Gravity industries price a half-day ‘Jet Suit Flight Experience’ at £2,400.00.
That might seem expensive but keep in mind that while the company has remained tight-lipped about the cost of purchasing a gravity jetpack outright, it is believed that the gravity industries jetpack price is around £400,000.