Student demonstrates the world's fastest jet pack 

Mail Online | 6/25/2019 | Victoria Bell For Mailonline
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A design student has demonstrated the world's fastest jet pack which can reach speeds of 50mph (80km/h) and climb to an altitude of 10,000 feet.

Sam Rogers, 23, from Loughborough University, created the suit, which cost £340,000 ($433,000) to make, entirely using a 3D printer.

Footage - Mr - Rogers - Studies - Product

Footage shows Mr Rogers, who studies Product Design and Tech, taking to the skies in the jet suit in front of amazed students at Loughborough Design School.

The five-turbojet engine race suit printed entirely in aluminium, steel and nylon was developed as part of his degree.

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The company which produces the suit, Gravity Industries, has demonstrated the suit before at speeds of up to 32mph.

Mr - Rogers - Sussex - Design

But Mr Rogers, from Sussex, has since flown his design at more than 50mph (80km/h).

Mr Rogers said: 'Five turbojet engines spooling up on your body is a very intense and visceral experience.

'To - Learn - Control - Power - Feels

'To learn to balance, control and fly under that power feels very dynamic and the freedom of movement once airborne is like nothing else.

'I redesigned...
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