Skip to comments.Airline pilot reports seeing 'guy in jetpack' near aircraft while approaching LAX runway.
Posted on 09/01/2020 12:40:06 AM PDT by L.A.Justice
LOS ANGELES - An American Airlines pilot reports seeing a mystery person in a jetpack flying high above Los Angeles, right in the path of incoming jets at LAX Sunday evening.
When it comes to accuracy and detail and reliability, youd probably rank airline pilots right up there. So, when an American Airlines pilot reported via radio to the control tower seeing a "guy in a jetpack" as he was approaching LAX at about 3,000 feet and ten miles out for a landing, you had to give it serious credibility, as unlikely as that may be.
You can listen to the actual radio transmissions in our story.
A second pilot also saw it.
Is it possible? Based on research, jetpacks can fly that high, but is it likely? Common sense would say no, but again, its an airline pilot reporting it, with "visual flight rules" meaning plenty of visibility, and it wasn't dark yet.
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Agent 007 did use a jet pack... He had to escape after he took care of a SPECTRE agent...
There is Los Angeles Air Force Base near LAX... Maybe the Air Force was testing the jet pack...A top secret project?
It could be a guy who jumped out of a plane. I have a hard time believing any jetpack could hold enough fuel to fly 1,000 feet off the ground. My looking into them show that they can only hold enough fuel for about a half hour of flight.
Either that or he flew straight up, with the intent of parachuting a landing.
10,000, not 1,000
This was at 3,000 feet. Later in the report they say that some jet packs can get to 6,000 feet.
Hmm - doesn’t Elon Musk live down that way?
It’s the LAPD! ;-)
Buck Rogers time traveling again?
The Air Force would never test something like that in a highly populated area. Any testing would be done in Area 51 or Edwards AFB, depending on the secrecy level.
I was thinking Boba Fett.
But he jetpacked into the maw of the Sarlacc.
Nope! I did a quick search. Zero hits for Malley Jetpack from New Zealand. I’m calling BS on this one.
In the books, he survives the Sarlacc pit. All his skin got melted off though.
From what I saw a couple months ago,
they have come along ways from those old TV Jetpacks...
Just you wait until air cars get perfected.
Suicide jehadis, anyone???
That’s not a jet pack it’s a rocket pack.
My brother used to have the books and comics. I remember.
This is my face. Boba Fett
Here's there latest test video...Latest Flight Testing (jet pack)
High altitude testing would be difficult at this point unless a parachute was released when the fuel ran out.
Good luck, Gilligan!!
Noah from Ark II zipping around?
On July 2, 1982, Larry Walters October 6, 1993) made a 45-minute flight in a homemade airship made of an ordinary patio chair and 45 helium-filled weather balloons.
He got in to trouble with the F.A.A. cause his flight was in the flight path at LAX.
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