Death from above! Inventor adds a GUN to his Iron Man jet pack that aims where he looks

Mail Online | 10/10/2019 | Milly Vincent For Mailonline
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This is the action packed moment a British inventor successfully mounts an airsoft gun to a jet pack and sets it to fire in whichever direction he looks.

The Iron Man-esque jet suit was created by maverick Richard Browning in 2017 and was the first of its kind to be granted a patent earlier this year.

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And now the wacky inventors at Gravity jet packs have added a new accessory - a shoulder mounted 'head tracking turret' for an airsoft or BB gun.

Although Mr Browning has only fitted a harmless toy gun, the set up looks feasible for it to be swapped with a real weapon.

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The terrifying addition to the suit was engineered by robotics engineer and former children's toy designer James Bruton, who was approached by Mr Browning's company Gravity.

A sensor built into the helmet detects which way the pilot is looking and points the gun in the same direction - a trigger is located in the left hand.

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James Bruton shared the video with the caption: 'The jet suit guys from Gravity asked me if I could build a head tracking shoulder turret.'

Inventors say they originally intended for the gun to pivot on a two-axis turret that would 'pitch and yaw however they encountered some potentially...
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