'Real-life Iron Man' takes off in £40,000 jet engine power suit he created himself 'for fun'

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A 'real-life Iron Man ' inventor who built his own jet engine power suit has taken it for a fly around Salford.

Richard Browning , 38, spent £40,000 on his Marvel Comics-esque creation, and last month broke the Guinness World Record for the fastest speed in a body-controlled power suit when he reached 32mph.

His body jet suit may be slightly louder to operate, and sound slightly more like a vacuum cleaner, than Tony Stark's invention, but crowds of spectators gathered to watch the stunt as he took off and flew over a stationary lorry in Salford's Media City .

He then carefully navigated his way back down to the ground, showing an impressive level of control over the jet powered suit.

Browning told the Manchester Evening News : "Every time I fly, it's a pleasure. It's intense, but there's always this degree of humility.

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