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So what can you do in the RMR?

Discussion in 'RMR Section and RMR Selection' started by Rover, Nov 22, 2019.

  1. Rover

    Rover Moderator

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    Real-life 'rocket man' wearing a jet pack launches from Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth before flying past stunned passengers aboard a private yacht

    • Jet pack inventor Richard Browning made a demo flight from the giant warship
    • His firm Gravity Industries has been working with the Royal Navy on the device
    • HMS Queen Elizabeth is presently moored off of the coast of Maryland in the US
    • The aircraft is playing host to a defence expo and tech-themed conference
    By Ian Randall and Joe Pinkstone For Mailonline

    Published: 17:54, 21 November 2019 | Updated: 18:46, 21 November 2019

    A real-life rocket man wearing a jet pack launched from the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth on a demonstration flight today.

    Richard Browning — the inventor and pilot of the device — carved a graceful arc through the air from the warship, stunning a private yacht with a close fly-by.

    The flight occurred while the naval vessel was moored 3 miles off the coast of Annapolis, Maryland, in the midst of a three-month war-game exercise with US allies.

    The Twitter account of the HMS Queen Elizabeth shared footage of the flight as seen from the warship itself.

    'Someone needed to leave the ship in a hurry!' they joked.

    'We do have seaboats you know.'

    Mr Browning — who was a Royal Marine Reservist and ultra-marathon runner before launching his Gravity Industries firm — has reportedly been working closely with the Royal Navy on the development of his jet pack.

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    A real-life rocket man wearing a jet pack launched from the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth on a demonstration flight today
     
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  2. R4Robotics

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    Never let a truth get in the way of a headline (thread subject) haha

    Great article and video.. though last time I checked it wasn’t a SQ in the reserves haha

    I’ll have to dig out the article on a reservist who was a plastic surgeon and did boob augmentations to add to this thread
     
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  3. GreenNugget

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    Haha yes! Very misleading thread title!!
     
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