The Martin Jetpack

The Martin Jetpack

The chance to fly a Kiwi-invented jetpack will be available in New Zealand early next year. Almost a year to the day after it first got worldwide attention, the Martin Jetpack is back on show at the United States’ annual EAA air show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and...
Flying Boat Invention Almost Ready For Lift-Off

Flying Boat Invention Almost Ready For Lift-Off

It’s neither a plane nor a boat, but the latest invention of Nelson’s very own Flying Dutchman has people fascinated. Hira resident Rudy Heeman, a mechanic who has spent the last 11 years building hovercraft in his spare time, has come up with a model that...