On the weekend, two separate pilots flying American Airlines and Southwest Airlines planes said they’d spotted someone flying a jetpack as they approached LAX, NBC Los Angeles reports. "Tower, American 1997.
SpaceX doesn’t have a jetpack, but we wouldn’t put a rogue test flight past Elon. is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company.
In addition to providing tethered jetpack experiences for customers at its Moorpark location, it has conducted flights around the world — including in Los Angeles.
One jetpack company, JetPack Aviation, is based in Moorpark — which is just an hour north west of LAX.
Mashable has reached out to JetPack Aviation to ask if they’re behind the flight, and if so just what the heck they think they were doing.
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An air traffic controller who had the unusual job of disseminating the news that a guy in a jetpack was crowding the skies Sunday had one observation: "Only in L. A".
Unwise, but not impossible https://t.co/JXuVM4MlGN— FutureShift (@futureshift) September 1, 2020