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Jetpack over LA

TomS

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How did we miss this?

Two airliner crews on approach to Los Angeles International report seeing "a man in a jetpack" flying at 3,000 feet.

That's within the envelope of some available jetpacks like the JB 9/10/11 family, but you'd have to be an idiot to fly anywhere close to LAX approach.

 

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How did we miss this?

Two airliner crews on approach to Los Angeles International report seeing "a man in a jetpack" flying at 3,000 feet.

That's within the envelope of some available jetpacks like the JB 9/10/11 family, but you'd have to be an idiot to fly anywhere close to LAX approach.

Well it's nonsense then because there are no idiots in the LA area.
 

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OK, so someone who has access to a jet pack, the training and skill to get to 3000ft with it, and is stupid enough to fly near the LAX flight path? I think this is a hoax, most likely a guy-in-a-jetpack shaped balloon or drone hybrid of some sort.
 

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These guy’s have a branch office in California

 

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The fun part (IMO) was the way Airlines pilots kept their calm. I have the feeling it wouldn't have happened the same way everywhere or in another moment of History. 2020 certainly has hardened our feelings toward oddities.
Anyhow, I didn't feel like creating a new thread. But I am glad you did.
 
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