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Gryphon Single Man Flying Wing

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By Bruce Eaton

Man and machine, Power Xtreme! Straight from the Centurions is the Gryphon Single Man Flying Wing. When strapped to a freefalling paratrooper, the 1.5m (4.9ft)-span delta wing and two micro-turbojets can propel a paratrooper a horizontal distance of 200km. Controlled by servos and holding 2 litres of fuel, you turn what would be a normal trooper drop into mini-man planes flying in from out of nowhere.

A German company is developing the technology and has yet to test it with the engines… but they have used non-engine models that allow for 50km glides. Long gone will be the days of the HALO jump to sneak in spies: just drop them from outside a country’s borders and they can fly themselves in. Obviously no price but I know what you’re thinking: how long till I can strap one on?

[Gryphon Single Man Flying Wing] VIA [Double Viking]







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  • Lorne

    So it’s official: The defence of the Free World is now in the hands of crazed 10-year-olds implementing whatever crazy crap they can dream up.

  • Bryan

    Hello Citizen! Would you like to be my sidekick? Would you like to ride with… Batman?

  • DM

    Now all we need to do is convert the nosecones on those submarine launched ballistic missiles to carry paratroopers instead of nuclear warheads. That would put an end to terrorism wherever it is found.

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    This is bullshittttt!!!
    Only I can fly!!!
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  • ?veges Bandi

    Dikk m? he, ez meg mi a golyv?s kutyafasza? Menten befosok, ezzel t?nleg el lehet avelni barcik?r?l hangonyba negyed ?ra alatt ?gy, hogy a verda kevesebbet fogyaszt mint ?n he?

  • mbee

    oh no will the krouts ever give up!!!,saw this is rocketeer with hitlers henchmen using rocket packs to invade,never happy give it up you lost we won and will continue to win,try something new and innovative

  • mbee

    oh no will the krouts ever give up!!!,saw this is rocketeer with hitlers henchmen using rocket packs to invade,never happy give it up you lost we won and will continue to win,try something new and innovative

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    Wonderful inventions ….Days are not too far to watch people flying along with the birds.

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