You May Not Be Ready For Actual Hoverboards After Watching One In Action

We’ve hardly even managed to harness the sheer force behind water jet packs, and yet we’re already onto the next step. According to Gizmodo, the creator of said water-powered flying mechanism Franky Zapata is now working on a similar product called the Flyboard Air which replaces good old-fashioned H2O with “a turbine engine fed by a backpack full of fuel.” While the flight time maxes out at about 10 minutes, it’s capable of speeds up to 93 miles per hour and an altitude of 10,000 feet. Sounds totally safe to us. Surely cranking some AC/DC will make us forget that the man in the following video could literally fall to his death at any moment.


Yep, that did the trick. Rock ‘n’ roll!

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