Inventor Richard Browning conducts a test flight of his jet-powered suit at Lake District in Britain. Photo: GNASS handout via AFP Inventor Richard Browning conducts a test flight of his jet-powered suit at Lake District in Britain. Photo: GNASS handout via AFP
Inventor Richard Browning conducts a test flight of his jet-powered suit at Lake District in Britain. Photo: GNASS handout via AFP

Flying doctors: British paramedics test jet suit for speedy rescues

  • Invention would allow first responders to reach people in rough terrain much more quickly, potentially saving lives
  • Suit has record speed of 51km/h (32mph) and maximum altitude of 3,658 metres (12,000 feet)

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Inventor Richard Browning conducts a test flight of his jet-powered suit at Lake District in Britain. Photo: GNASS handout via AFP Inventor Richard Browning conducts a test flight of his jet-powered suit at Lake District in Britain. Photo: GNASS handout via AFP
Inventor Richard Browning conducts a test flight of his jet-powered suit at Lake District in Britain. Photo: GNASS handout via AFP
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