NASA has announced that it is working on a personal flying suit that can cruise at 149 miles per hour.
It's called “Puffin,” and the conceptual project is part one-man stealth plane, part personal jet pack in that it uses a 60 horsepower electric engine to carry a person to nearly 30,000 ft.
The Puffin promises — on paper at least — a self-contained design with proper “cockpit” and helicopter-style blades in a body that's 12 feet in length and just 300 lbs., empty.
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