Jetpacks become a reality – an annotated graphic

Your boring commute to work could be a thing of the past if New Zealand inventor Glenn Martin has anything to do with it. Forget the car, bus, train or subway – travel to work by jetpack.

Following over 30 years of development, Martin is aiming to have the world’s first commercially viable jetpack on sale within 18 months. The Martin Jetpack has already reached an altitude of 1,500m and is undergoing final testing.

Up, up and away – although you’ll have no excuse for being late for work if you can’t blame the traffic…

Click on the graphic for a larger view.

The Martin Jetpack
The Martin Jetpack
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