September 04, 2012
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This video documents the “Phase 2″ testing of the Personal Jetpack, toward the development of the Jet Wing (alternate version to that of Yves Rossy’s). Phase 1 testing was previously done on skis, demonstrating fast uphill ascents and reaching a top speed of 47 mph. See link below:
Troy Hartman is a professional aerial stuntman, BASE jumper and inventor. He is an X Games gold medalist for skysurfing and accomplished television host for many shows, most notably the MTV series “Senseless Acts of Video”. He was the face of the award-winning 1998 Pepsi “Goose” Super Bowl commercial.
Brent Barbano is a Los Angeles-based independent filmmaker and Cinematographer specializing in both narrative and documentary style storytelling.
Both Troy and Brent are currently collaborating to produce more content in addition to documenting the continuing efforts of building Troy Hartman’s Jetpack.