World’s first jet suit race turns flying humans into an extreme sport

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How cool would it beryllium to alert for illustration Iron Man? Wouldn’t it beryllium awesome to soar supra nan crushed and consciousness nan upwind successful your face? Well, conjecture what? 

A group of competitors is astir to acquisition that nonstop sensation very soon. How? As portion of nan world’s first pitchy suit race. 

It’s happening Feb. 28 during nan Dubai Boat Show astatine nan Dubai Harbour. 

You’re astir apt wondering what a jet suit race is. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. It’s a caller athletics that’s taking disconnected (literally).

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Jet suit racing is simply a athletics that Gravity Industries has been moving toward since its first title successful Bermuda successful 2020. It features pilots wearing 1500 horsepower pitchy suits and racing against each different connected a specially designed course. The people consists of various obstacles and checkpoints that nan pilots person to navigate. The races are timed and judged based connected speed, accuracy and style.

Gravity’s pitchy suits are dissimilar immoderate different flying machines you’ve seen before. They dwell of 3 pitchy turbines integrated pinch its substance vessel backpack and 4 much turbines attached to nan pilot’s arms. 

The aviator controls nan thrust and guidance of nan suit by moving his arms, making it a very beingness and agile measurement to fly. The suit tin scope a maximum velocity of 85 mph and usually alert 10 feet disconnected difficult terrain and 13 feet disconnected h2o for information reasons. The mean formation clip is 5 minutes for a afloat tank.

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Seven to 8 pilots will compete successful a circuit race, and it will beryllium a trial of skill, stamina and nervus for nan pilots, who will person to navigate a challenging course that includes obstacles, turns and elevation changes. The title will besides beryllium a spectacle for nan spectators, who will get to witnesser nan unthinkable show and sound of pilots flying done nan aerial pinch pitchy engines.

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The pitchy suit title is nan brainchild of Richard Browning, nan laminitis and main trial aviator of Gravity Industries. He says he wants to create a caller athletics that showcases nan imaginable of quality formation and inspires group to prosecute their dreams.

"Our Gravity Race Series promises high-octane visceral excitement and play akin to Formula One," Browning said. "We will not beryllium satisfied pinch organizing a flying and racing show only; we besides activity to summation nan strength of title and excitement successful nan arena done nan formation way that includes challenges for nan competitors that require maneuverability, accuracy and formation velocity to find nan 4 champion competitors who will past vie for nan apical 3 places and return nan podium."

Gravity Industries offers various opportunities for group to acquisition flying successful a pitchy suit, specified arsenic formation training, formation experiences and civilization pitchy suits. This will beryllium capable to beryllium knowledgeable from Skydive Dubai later this year.

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If you’re willing successful watching nan Jet Suit Race live, it will beryllium held Feb. 28 successful nan area betwixt Dubai Harbor and Skydive Dubai arsenic portion of nan Dubai Boat Show. Check retired Gravity Industries' social media for much details. 

Or if you’re emotion adventurous and want to effort flying a pitchy suit yourself, you tin book a afloat formation training time pinch Gravity for $8,500 aliases a half time for $3,500. And if you’re really superior astir owning a pitchy suit, you tin bargain 1 for $483,000, positive tax.

Jet suit racing is simply a new, heart-pounding athletics that’s for illustration thing you’ve seen before. Picture daredevil pilots strapping connected pitchy suits, fresh to defy gravity and title against 1 another. They’ll twist and move done obstacles, pushing nan boundaries of what humans tin do successful midair. We’re talking adrenaline, velocity and a full batch of "wow." Will this athletics soar to caller heights?  It'll beryllium absorbing to spot if it takes disconnected and wherever it goes from here.

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