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JetLev: Water-Powered Jet Pack Launched By Canadian Company (VIDEO)

First Posted: 09/03/09 04:53 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:45 PM ET

It's not quite the jet pack we all dreamed as kids, but a Canadian company may have the next best thing. For a price of about $130,000 Jet Levitation will sell you a water-powered jet pack (of sorts) that can launch users 30 feet into the air.

The JetLev system's only catch is that it attaches to a jet ski motor -- and users are tethered by a 30-foot cable. The pack should be available this year.

Fox News recently ran a segment on the invention in which the editor of Discover magazine tried out the device. WATCH:

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Filed by Ryan McCarthy  |