“There would be no flowering plants without flying insects.”

Date: September 1, 2020. Location: Skies over Los Angeles. Audio: A recording of a conversation between the airport tower and the pilot of the American Airlines plane.

  • Tower. American 1997. We just passed a man with a jetpack on his back.
  • American 1997, okay, thank you. Was it on your right or on your left?
  • It was on our left. Well, maybe er… About 300 meters away. At the same height as us…

These conversations were recorded between a pilot trying to land at Los Angeles Airport on September 1, 2020, and the control tower. Jetpack pilot as you hear that a man has reported . By the same height as ours, he means 900 meters above the ground. A man with a Jetpack on his back! 900 meters above the ground. 10 minutes later, the pilot of another plane from China saw the same person and reported to the tower. The identity of this person who was flying with a jetpack on his back has not been determined yet. The FBI continues to investigate the matter. 

I would suspect Tony Stark if he wasn’t a movie hero. The place where this character we know and love as Iron Man lives is very close to Los Angeles Airport. Though, in an attack in Iron Man’s 3rd movie, this mansion suffered considerable damage, and in the same story, Iron Man himself destroyed this “cool” armor that aired him .

So this person that pilots see cannot be Iron Man, a comic book and movie character. There’s no way. đź™‚Can he be a real Iron Man in real life? Some (Elon Musk) are often compared to Tony Stark. Moreover, the place where he lives and works is very close to Los Angeles Airport. But don’t let him do everything, dear. There are a considerable number of people in the world who are experimenting by designing flying clothes and vehicles like this.

The first successful trial in front of the eyes of the people took place in 1961 . Designed in the famous Bell lab, this garment was called the rocket belt. The hydrogen peroxide engine was extremely loud. It was very expensive to produce. It was very difficult to fly. It could stay in the air for a maximum of 30 seconds. 60 years have passed and not much has changed. Or let’s say he became a comic book hero that inspired changing designers. 

The character that inspired these designers at the time was Buck Rogers . This person you see made more than 1000 flights with 14 different types of prototypes in the 60s. As in almost every technology, it was thought about how it can be used in the military field. Trials have been carried out for 15-20 years, but obviously they have not worked. Keep in mind that it’s more important to make a technology usable than to invent it.

If it cannot be made widespread, those who use it become a superhero in our eyes. Let me give you a typical example of this. The indispensable part of James Bond films are the technological tools he uses. One of the tools that impressed me the most in the films of the series that were shot in the 60s and 70s was the tiny cameras. Normally, he used to take photos of documents with a tiny device in his pocket at a time when there were machines of this size. And I thought, “Oh, if I had that tool, I would go to the library and take pictures of the pages of the books that interest me and make an archive.” Because while watching those movies, we couldn’t imagine that more than half of the people in the world would one day carry a much more advanced device in their pockets or even on their wrists. Look, at the same time, James Bond was using a jetpack to escape from the balcony after putting his tiny camera in his pocket. Of course, it’s not Sean Connery who uses him, but Bill Suitor, who has done over 1000 flights that I just mentioned. But I think we got the point: finding a brilliant idea isn’t enough. It takes a lot of work to make it applicable. Sometimes hard work is not enough. After all, as I said before, military forces with almost unlimited possibilities worked for 15-20 years in the field of jetpack. When something could not be obtained, this technology could not find any other use other than turning into a show used in the opening of the Olympics… Also, Michael Jackson was leaving the stage by using it at the end of his concerts. Of course, it’s not Sean Connery who uses him, but Bill Suitor, who has done over 1000 flights that I just mentioned. But I think we got the point: finding a brilliant idea isn’t enough. It takes a lot of work to make it applicable. Sometimes hard work is not enough. After all, as I said before, military forces with almost unlimited possibilities worked for 15-20 years in the field of jetpack. When something could not be obtained, this technology could not find any other use other than turning into a show used in the opening of the Olympics… Also, Michael Jackson was leaving the stage by using it at the end of his concerts. Of course, it’s not Sean Connery who uses him, but Bill Suitor, who has done over 1000 flights that I just mentioned. But I think we got the point: finding a brilliant idea isn’t enough. It takes a lot of work to make it applicable. Sometimes hard work is not enough. After all, as I said before, military forces with almost unlimited possibilities worked for 15-20 years in the field of jetpack. When something could not be obtained, this technology could not find any other use other than turning into a show used in the opening of the Olympics … And at the end of his concerts, Michael Jackson was leaving the stage by using it. It takes a lot of work to make it applicable. Sometimes hard work is not enough. After all, as I said before, military forces with almost unlimited possibilities worked for 15-20 years in the field of jetpack. When something could not be obtained, this technology could not find any other use other than turning into a show used in the opening of the Olympics … And at the end of his concerts, Michael Jackson was leaving the stage by using it. It takes a lot of work to make it applicable. Sometimes hard work is not enough. After all, as I said before, military forces with almost unlimited possibilities worked for 15-20 years in the field of jetpack. When something could not be obtained, this technology could not find any other use other than turning into a show used in the opening of the Olympics … And at the end of his concerts, Michael Jackson was leaving the stage by using it.

Isn’t it a pain? As humanity, we think about how we can destroy each other more easily in order to make the biggest technological leaps. When those possibilities are exhausted, we turn it into an entertainment tool. Well, can’t this be between two ends? Can’t Jetpack be used to help people?

These imagesIt was recorded on September 29, 2020 in a mountainous region in the north of England. A 10-year-old girl rolled off a slope and injured her leg. A new generation ambulance responds to his mother’s call for help. It’s a new generation ambulance because it has a real Iron Man inside. He puts on his helmet and places a jetpack type bag on his back. This time, however, he carries the engines in his arms, not on his back. In a few seconds, it takes off from the ground and quickly sets off towards the scene of the accident. When his arms are brought to a certain angle, he can change his direction with the help of the propulsion of rockets. In 90 seconds, it manages to cover a distance that can normally be traveled from the pathways in this mountainous area in half an hour even with the fastest methods. He does the first response when he arrives at the scene and continues to provide medical assistance until the “helicopter ambulance” arrives. This practice on the use of jetpacks has been one of the most meaningful uses I’ve ever seen. To reach a point where ground crews cannot reach, much faster than air crews, to determine the situation and needs and to provide first aid until the ambulance arrives

This idea is old but the application is new technology has been developing for 5 years .. The engines of the special clothes they designed are about 1000 horsepower. They tried to place them on the legs first. After all, after we are born, we try to sit up on our legs and walk, and when you think about it, it means using a very complex balance mechanism. But we are not thinking. We can walk without thinking. Can’t we use the same balance mechanism to fly with the help of technology? So they started testing this idea. When they could not balance the legs, they focused on the arms. The thrust of the engines can be controlled with a button at the tip of your fingers. However, it was not that difficult for engines to generate power and to go fast thanks to this. Using it, they even managed to get into the record books several times. The main difficulty is being able to control movements. For this, the human mind and body must work in great harmony. Ideal combination of triangular thrust when combining the motors on the legs and placing them on the back as a single motorthey provided . Like the tripods used to keep the cameras balanced and stable. The head-worn helmet for safety doesn’t just provide security. It also reflects some information such as altitude, speed and fuel to the lenses in front of the eye. So the real Iron Man also has a Jarvis- like assistant in his helmet .

The question that comes to mind is, will it be damaged if someone is at the bottom because of the power applied by the motors? Most likely yes. That’s why they usually fly in rural areas or over lakes and seas. The damage is caused by propulsion, not heat. Richard Browning, the inventor and test pilot of the suit, says the heat dissipates rapidly and is almost even less damaging than a hair dryer. 

The main danger is in the fuel used. Jet fuel or diesel fuel are used, which are actually pretty much the same thing. Highly flammable and even explosive substances. It poses a significant risk when you consider it as the fuel of a clothing you wear. 

So what is this outfit for? Where is it used? If you have an appropriate answer to this question and you have close to half a million dollars in your pocket, you can buy one right now and start using it. Yes, as expensive as a racing car. Perhaps this could be the area of ​​use. Human flying races similar to Formula 1 can be organized. 

Well let’s ask another question. How to make this outfit more efficient? For example, can this suit, which consumes 3.5 liters of fuel per minute, be powered by batteries instead of fossil fuels? They are currently working on this. The use of this prototype as it exists will be very limited until a more efficient version is produced. 

The inventor of the outfit, the living Iron Man, is also realistic about this. He says it can be used for entertainment or competition in the short term. This alone can inspire people. It can lead to the invention of more efficient tools that are likely to become widespread in the future. 

Inspiring with people who can fly. Probably no one is more fortunate than us in this regard. Ismail Cevheri died 1000 years ago, that is, 900 years before the Wright Brothers, who invented the first airplane, while trying to fly. Hezarfen Ahmet Çelebi and Lagari Hasan Çelebi also carried out flying experiments in the 17th century. At least Evliya Çelebi narrates that. Probably exaggerated stories. The Mythbusters team tried to repeat Lagari Hasan Çelebi’s experiment in 2009 but failed. Considering the place where Hezarfen Ahmet Çelebi flies and lands, this flight cannot be explained by the laws of physics. But I’m not there. If these attempts were actually made, why were they not repeated? Why were those who watched these flights, if any, that day not affected by this and attempted new trials? Are we inspirational disabled? I do not think so. 

Evliya Çelebi’s travel book is full of such exaggerated stories. If the deceased were alive today, he would probably be someone like Stan Lee. He would take real-life characters and convey them to people by narrating them with the art of hyperbole. The issue is not whether historical figures like Hezarfen Ahmet Çelebi or Lagari Hasan Çelebi really flew. The point is that we, who grew up listening to stories like this, are able to take those ideas, develop them and spread them. 

Can I tell you who was the first Iron Man in history? Ismail Cevheri. In AD 1008, he went to the roof of a mosque in Nishapur by tying the wooden wings he manufactured himself to his two arms to make a flight test. He jumped. But after flying for a while, he fell and died. Rather than this trial that cost his life, the last words he said to the people who gathered there just before he did that experiment should inspire us all: â€śO folks, no one has made the invention I made until now. I’ll fly right now in front of your eyes. The most important thing to do in the world is flying to the skies. I’ll do that too. “  

Myth or truth. The important thing is to be able to combine these two. Engaging in jobs that have not been done before. Because someone continues to write these legends. He calls it Buck Rogers, he calls it Iron Man. With these, he first attracts the whole world with stories. When the world is not enough, he goes to other planets and flies androids there, as in a new series that is still being shown. These stories tweak our imaginations, making new connections in our brains. This is the main point. Inspiring from old stories and creating new connections … 

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