A UK entrepreneur takes flight by attaching miniature jet engines to his limbs

A YouTube collection of grainy video clips highlights the progress Gravity founder Richard Browning has made toward his outlandish dream over the past year. Each seems more terrifying than the last, with multiple jet engines attached to his limbs in various configurations, as he hovers a few feet from the ground.

The press material attached to the announcement heralds the oil trader turned entrepreneur as a real life Iron Man, but it’s hard to shake the feeling that you’re watching some sort of backyard mad scientist, a few moments away from the world’s most dangerous Jack Ass stunt. Browning acknowledges how downright alarming the footage of the Daedelus rig appears, but shakes off any notion that he’s actually in danger at any point during the three-and-a-half minute package.

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Creating the Real IronMan – Top 4 Real Contenders

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Full Exoskeleton Body Armor Suit

Troy Hurtubise the inventor of the “Trojan”. First ballistic, full exoskeleton body suit of armour. Bullet proof, night proof, shock proof, bomb proof, full body armor!

We did some research and come up with videos of the four major contenders to build a real IronMan. More after the jump.

 

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