British inventor of 1,000 horsepower 'Iron Man' suit flies to the Isle of Wight to deliver a letter 

Mail Online | 9/2/2019 | Joe Pinkstone For Mailonline
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A maverick British inventor has hand-delivered a letter to the Isle of Wight by donning his jet-powered suit.

The body suit, created by Richard Browning, is similar to the one worn by Tony Stark in the Marvel universe and can traverse vast distances.

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It uses five gas turbines that produce over 1,000 brake horsepower to gain flight and can reach speeds of over 55mph (89kph).

Gravity Industries is the firm behind the creation and it was awarded a patent earlier this year in what its British creators are saying is the world's first for a 'jet suit'.

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The trip across the Solent is the furthest yet undertaken in the suit, building on the successes of previous smaller trials.

It was almost a mile long trip (1.3km) from Hurst Castle in Lymington to Fort Albert in Freshwater.

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Richard Browning has previously demonstrated the suit in more than 20 countries around the world.

Mr Browning says the firm now hope to launch a series of suits for teams to use fly around competitive race courses.

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'Since launching Gravity in 2017, we have not stopped challenging the status quo,' he said.

'Restlessly pioneering developments in STEM, today's patent issuance is a giant milestone for Gravity which will enable us to continue...
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