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'Iron man' sets new jet suit speed world record

November 13, 2017 6:46 PM
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'Iron man' sets new jet suit speed world record

Richard Browning sets the Guinness World Record for 'the fastest speed in a body-controlled jet engine power suit', at Lagoona Park in Reading, England, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. A British inventor billed as a real-life version of the superhero Iron Man has hit the fastest speed in a body-controlled jet engine power suit at 32 mph (51 kph) to set a new Guinness world record. The record keeper announced Tuesday's feat on Thursday as part of its annual Guinness World Records day. (Tim Ireland/PA via AP)

Richard Browning, who soared above the earth in Reading, England, last week in his “Iron Man” suit — a souped-up jacket with six kerosene-filled gas turbines, each packing 48-and-a-half pounds of thrust.

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