Jetpacks tested in New Zealand can reach up to 70mph in manned test flights

New Zealand jetpack developer gets approval for manned test flights of their 'motorbike in the sky.' The Martin Aircraft Company, based in Christchurch, said the permit was granted two months ago and they have been testing their new prototype.

Test pilot James Bowker describe the feeling of flying as a "mixture of scary and just awesome".

With a price tag of around $150,000, the company says they expect to have their first commercial jetpack on the market for sale next year. Report by Sarah Kerr.

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