Jet­packs given air

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

NEW Zealand jet­pack maker Martin Air­craft will dis­play its wares to the US mil­i­tary in what it claims is a ma­jor step into the North Amer­i­can mar­ket. Its shares soared 6.67 per cent to 72 cents. Three manned jet­packs, three un­manned jet­packs and a sim­u­la­tor will be sent in a pack­age to be pre­sented to var­i­ous agen­cies. They will be pitched to­ward uses in­clud­ing search and res­cue, se­cu­rity, po­lice, am­bu­lance, fire and nat­u­ral dis­as­ter re­cov­ery.

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