Dubai’s firefighters will soon use jetpacks, to assist in case of fire at their skyscrapers.
Dubai has signed a contract with Martin Aircraft Company to purchase 20 jetpacks for the Dubai Civic Defense service.
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The personal flying machines can operate to 3,000 feet, just higher than the Burj Khalifa, have 200-hp engines, that give them a top speed of 45mph and use ducted fans instead of proper jets.
They cost $150,000 apiece.