I Dream of Jetpacks: Mac Montandon Bears All

Click to view » 11/01/08 4:00pm 11/01/08 4:00pm Love Boba Fett? 'Course you do. So does Mac Montandon, who recently published a detailed report of his quest to find the jetpack of his dreams. Montandon, a freelance writer from Brooklyn, decided after living thirty-five jetpackless years that enough was enough and pulled out all the stops to travel…

Real-Life Rocket Man Takes Flight Over English Channel

The best part of any superhuman story is when our fledgling hero, having recently discovered his or her powers, totally has fun » 9/26/08 2:00pm 9/26/08 2:00pm with them. Think of Iron Man tinkering with his ever-evolving Mark suit, or Spider-Man figuring out how to web-sling. , in the crystalline blue heavens, Swiss airline pilot Yves Rossy felt a…

For Just $285,000, You Can Have Your Jetpack

Known as Fusion Man, he's the Swiss Eval Knieval of the air, and yesterday he plunged to earth 7500 feet from an airplane at over 180 miles an hour, buoyed only by four jets strapped to his back. But in reality, he's just a pilot named Yves Rossi who built the jet wings himself — to the tune of about $258,000 dollars » 5/15/08 11:43am 5/15/08 11:43am

Minority Report Jetpack Designer Gets Sexy With It

Now this is one police officer we wouldn't mind pulling over for, and that's not even counting her dangerous curves. Check out the sweet streamlining and attention to detail on that jetpack. Plus she has what looks like Iron Man-esque propulsion units in her fingerless gloves, and a red and blue tipped light-helmet… » 1/07/08 3:30pm 1/07/08 3:30pm