Flying doctors: UK air ambulance tests paramedic jet suit | AFP

Emergency responders and engineers in Britain say they have successfully tested “the world’s first jet suit paramedic”. The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) worked with Gravity Industries to test their jet suit in the hilly Lake District, where mountain rescuers can often take around an hour to arrive if a helicopter isn’t required.

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Real life ‘Iron man’ sets new record

Richard Browning, founder and chief test pilot of Gravity Industries has soared into the record books with the brand new Guinness World Records title for the Fastest speed in a body-controlled jet engine power suit. On a dramatic day at Lagoona Park, Reading, Browning achieved a speed of 32.02 mph (51.53 km/h) on his third and final timed attempt before mistiming a turn and dropping into the lake in celebration of Guinness World Records Day.