Technical Information

Technical Information

Martin Jetpack - Technical Specifications

General Characteristics:

TypeClass one microlight
CrewSingle pilot
Height (m)2.20
Width (m)2.14
Depth (m)1.75 (Pilot module)
Aircraft empty weight180kg (Manned)
Max aircraft take off weight330kg
Payload at full fuel (Pilot + Equip weight)100kg
Engine200hp, 200hr TBO, low vibration
Fuel capacity45 litre


Endurance (Flight time)30 minutes.
Maximum airspeed40kts (74 km/h) = FP2
Cruise speed30kts (56km/h)
Low level speed limit over land10 kts (19km/h)
Low level speed limit over water20 kts (37km/h)
Maximum rate of descent400ft/min (6ft per second)
Ceiling3,000 ft AMSL
Recommended cruise height500ft and above per CAA regulations
Avoidance height20ft to 35ft (6m to 10m)
Take-off wind limit15kts gusting +/- 5kts (28km/h +/- 9km/h)
Thrust margin to manouevre/arrest descent50kg
Ambient Temperatures0 oC to 35 oC

Other Specifications:

Noise90db (car limit)
Take off and landing sitesRelatively flat, even and firm, no FOD hazard
Take off and landing assistanceNot required in wind less than 10kts (19 km/h)
Maintenance interval100hrs TBMO for engine
Maintenance personnelMaintained by Aircraft engineers
Fuel and oilRuns on automotive gasoline and 2 stroke oil
StartingInternal starter
WeatherproofAircraft to cleared to operate in light rain
Computer aided stability"Fly by wire", no-pilot-control-input produces a zero air-speed hover.
Aircraft operating rulesDaylight and visual flight only
Pilot Warning AlarmsEngine overheat, low fuel pressure, high rate of descent, low fuel
Ballistic ParachuteBallistic chute integrated into the FCS and EMS
Pilot protectionProtective pilot module and structural protection

Pilot requirements:

Pilot physical conditionMicrolight pilot medical
Pilot competencyPasses SAC training course
Personal protective equipmentNeck restraint, helmet, boots, fireproof suit

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