Monday, May 17, 2021
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help    |   Cookie Policy    |   Privacy Policy    RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

Real-life 'Iron Man' suit has gone on sale


Posted on Thursday, 19 July, 2018 | Comment icon 5 comments

Now you, too, can be Iron Man... sort of. Image Credit: YouTube / Red Bull / Gravity Industries
Inventor Richard Browning's impressive flight suit is now available to purchase for a whopping $440,000.
The madcap inventor and former marine raised eyebrows last year when he revealed 'Daedalus' - a futuristic suit not dissimilar to Tony Stark's comic book 'Iron Man' armor.

Since then, interest in his invention has gone from strength to strength with even a member of the UK military allegedly expressing a desire to adapt the suit for use on the battlefield.

"It started out as an exploration alongside a day job," said Browning. "We realised we were headed in a direction that had already been thought about - the Iron Man character."
During a record attempt back in November, he managed to reach a top speed of 32mph.

"Every time I fly, it's a pleasure. It's intense, but there's always this degree of humility," he said.

"It's just like driving a formula one car or racing a sports bike - you have always got to have that respect for the possibility that something could go wrong when you don't want it to happen."


Source: Pocket Link | Comments (5)


Tags: Iron Man, Richard Browning


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by OverSword on 19 July, 2018, 18:53
That looks like a lot of fun.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Gecks on 19 July, 2018, 20:46
Not all that expensive for a 1 off suit. My question is why hes selling it? Is there more than 1? Is suit phase 2 coming out? Is he just over it?
Comment icon #3 Posted by Dark_Grey on 19 July, 2018, 20:52
If it doesn't come with Jarvis, I don't want it. I definitely don't want Siri managing my power output
Comment icon #4 Posted by MWoo7 on 19 July, 2018, 21:28
Well nobody will mention the good stuff   . . .  the other 10 that went missing. /sarc
Comment icon #5 Posted by kobolds on 24 July, 2018, 0:05
is this suit bullet proof


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

6904581
288769
188887

 
Liquid water discovered inside a meteorite
5-16-2021
For the first time, scientists have found liquid water inside a meteorite from the earliest days of the solar system.
Flight crews saw UFOs 'every day for two years'
5-16-2021
A former US Navy pilot has explained how commonplace sightings of UFOs off the east coast actually are.
Can humans breathe through their rectum ?
5-15-2021
A new study has revealed that pigs and other mammals can absorb oxygen through their rear-ends.
Man has incredible ability to sing backwards
5-15-2021
John Sevier Austin possesses the unique ability to talk and even sing backwards with absolute precision.
Stories & Experiences
Mystery 'troll' captured on camera
4-24-2021 | Marsta, Sweden
 
My Grandfather's NDE
4-24-2021 | Oakland, California
 
The voice of something not human
11-17-2020 | Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles
 
Shadow figure demon ?
11-14-2020 | USA
 
Ghost following me
9-18-2020 | Iowa
 
Mysterious glowing cube
8-23-2020 | Alabama
 
Black blob in my room/bed
7-23-2020 | Powell,TN U.S.
 
Transparent levitating ball
7-14-2020 | Santa Rosa, California
 
 
 

         More stories | Send us your story
Featured Videos
Gallery icon 
NASA studies underwater 'white smoker' vents
Posted 4-17-2020 | 3 comments
Hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor can teach us about possible habitats on other worlds.
 
10 strange things about our solar system
Posted 3-17-2020 | 0 comments
A look at some of the most mysterious things about our solar system.
 
Lizzie - Scotland's other loch monster
Posted 3-8-2020 | 0 comments
Amelia Dimoldenberg investigates the Loch Ness Monster's neighbor.
 
 View: More videos
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.712 Unexplained-Mysteries.com (c) 2001-2021
Terms   |   Privacy Policy   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ