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Submission + - Martin Jetpack Climbs 5000 Feet Above Sea Level (tvnz.co.nz)

rh2600 writes: For years the Martin Jetpack has stayed just a few feet off the ground, invoking frequent suspicion about its true abilities. Well, today that all changed with the first climb test in New Zealand (with weighted crash-test dummy) reaching over 5,000 feet above sea level. The emergency parachute test was also a success. Kiwis can indeed fly.

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