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Ready For JetPack's Flying Motorcyle?

  Speeder Closes in on FAA Certification                                                                                      Source:  JetPack Aviation New Way to Commute Above Traffic Jams   California-based JetPack Aviation, maker of JetPack personal flying gear, has developed the world's 1st flying motorcycle that's moving toward FAA certification.  Here are the pertinent facts: One of the world's smallest personal flying aircraft that uniquely operates as a flying street bike  Flies on 8 small, but very powerful jet engines Range of 30 minutes Cruising speed for personal use at 60 mph Seeking & working with FAA for an airworthiness certificate for experimental aircraft VTOL technology (Vertical Takeoff and Landing) Now undergoing operational testing in Ventura, CA Provides autonomous takeoffs and landings Operates on fly by wire technology like a fighter jet Very simple operating controls on the handgrip for takeoff, landing, speed and climbing Internal flight contr