Flying over water with a jetpack

Elroy Jetson is not the only one who can fly around with his jetpack. With the water-propelled jetpack at Ola Beach Club at Sentosa, all you need is plenty of energy and the courage to go up high.
Journalist Bridget Tan piloting a 12kg jetpack, which can boost its rider up to 9m above the water.
Journalist Bridget Tan piloting a 12kg jetpack, which can boost its rider up to 9m above the water.PHOTO: ST VIDEO

With a jetpack on her back, she was set for a flight of a splash-tastic kind.

The Straits Times journalist Bridget Tan soared, dipped and swerved as she piloted a 12kg jetpack, which can boost its rider up to 9m high.

Flying with a water-propelled jetpack is challenging, but definitely a ton of fun.

Watch the second episode of Bridget's Adventures to see what it is like to "fly" with a jetpack. In the first episode, she tried indoor rock climbing.

This instalment is part of a 10-episode video series where she tries out the craziest activities which Singaporeans enjoy.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 16, 2016, with the headline 'Flying over water with a jetpack'. Print Edition | Subscribe