Live out your 'Top Gun' dreams with Desert Aerospace’s new jet-powered gliders. These gliders have a retractable jet engine that allows for self takeoff. No more running off cliffs and crossing fingers.
The jet engine on Desert Aerospace’s gliders, according to its site, is a 45 pound PBS TJ-100 jet engine that can deliver 240 pounds of thrust. The engine folds into the glider once the plane hits its cruising altitude. There is no word yet on pricing.
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