fdt2k, YouTube (December 22, 2006)
"Yves Rossy, the first man to have the performances of an airplane (climb !) with only his body movements to steer: The Icare's dream reality !"
Yves Rossy's flown across the English Channel since that video was made: and other folks are developing personal flight technology, too. The Lemming doesn't think that the flying belts of the Jetsons are all that likely - not any time soon.
On the other hand, there are recreational and practical applications that just about guarantee that we'll see more of these things in the next few years.
- "They're Birds! They're Planes! No, It's the SWAT Team!"
(December 4, 2009)
- "Fusion Man: Jet-Propelled 'Rocket Man' Flies"
(May 15, 2008)