Richard Browning (inventor)

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Richard Browning
NationalityBritish
OccupationInventor
Years active2017-present

Richard Browning is a British inventor, entrepreneur and speaker. He founded Gravity Industries Ltd in March 2017, the company behind the Daedalus Mark 1, a jet pack that uses several miniature jet engines to achieve vertical flight. He achieved a speed of 85.06 miles per hour (136.89 km/h) with the suit during a Guinness World Records attempt for ‘Fastest speed in a body controlled jet engine powered suit’.[1]

Browning has been dubbed the "real-life Iron Man" by media outlets around the world.[2][3][4]

Browning is an ultra-marathon runner and former Royal Marine Reservist.[5]


References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/494369-fastest-speed-in-a-body-controlled-jet-engine-powered-suit
  2. ^ Manthorpe, Rowland. "The real-life Iron Man: watch inventor Richard Browning 'fly' in his jet-powered suit". WIRED UK. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  3. ^ Gibbs, Samuel (2017-04-28). "Britain's Iron Man: inventor takes flight in jet-powered suit". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  4. ^ "Daedalus is an insane, real-life flying Iron Man suit". CNET. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  5. ^ "Ex-Royal Marine Flies 'Real Life Iron Man' Suit". Forces Network. Retrieved 2017-06-05.