Sunday 29 May 2022 11:31 AM Moment daredevil French inventor Franky Zapata lost control of jetpack and fell ... trends now

Sunday 29 May 2022 11:31 AM Moment daredevil French inventor Franky Zapata lost control of jetpack and fell ... trends now
Sunday 29 May 2022 11:31 AM Moment daredevil French inventor Franky Zapata lost control of jetpack and fell ... trends now

Sunday 29 May 2022 11:31 AM Moment daredevil French inventor Franky Zapata lost control of jetpack and fell ... trends now

Franky Zapata's designed his home-made hoverboard himself, which is inspired by the flying suit worn by the lead character in the superhero movie Iron Man.

Powered by five jet engines, the impressive 'Flyboard Air' can propel its driver through the sky at impressive speeds of up to 120mph and reach an altitude of 10,000 feet.

The state-of-the-art device, which he built from scratch, is powered by kerosene which is widely used as a fuel in the air industry.

Mr Zapata admits it is very similar to the hoverboard used by Marty McFly, played by Michael J Fox, in the Back to the Future films. 

Powered by five jet engines, the impressive 'Flyboard Air' can propel its driver through the sky at impressive speeds of up to 120mph

Powered by five jet engines, the impressive 'Flyboard Air' can propel its driver through the sky at impressive speeds of up to 120mph

However, current models of the Flyboard Air can only stay airborne for about ten minutes on a single tank of fuel.

The impressive board operates via a small joystick and the rider must

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