Jetpack pilot puts on 'Iron Man' show above skies of London
David Mayman, an Australian ex-commercial pilot and mastermind behind the turbine jet engine-powered JB-10 jetpack, flew 30 metres up into the sunshine.
After the four-minute flight, Mr Mayman was met with cheers and congratulations from the jetpack's designers and engineers.
He said: "It feels absolutely amazing, awesome - it's freedom."
He took off from the Royal Victoria terminal of the Emirates Air Line cable car over the Thames in east London and made two short trips back and forth towards the ExCel centre.
Having completed more than 400 test flights, Mr Mayman hopes to make... read more
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