Most people are content to work with gravity on zip lines, screaming with excitement as they  build up speed on their way down the cable. Not adventurer Richard Browning.

  • Richard Browning, founder and chief test pilot for Gravity Industries - Frayed Passport
  • Richard Browning, founder and chief test pilot for Gravity Industries - Frayed Passport
  • Richard Browning, founder and chief test pilot for Gravity Industries - Frayed Passport
  • Richard Browning, founder and chief test pilot for Gravity Industries - Frayed Passport

The pioneer, who set the 2017 Guinness World Record for “Fastest speed in a body controlled jet engine powered suit,” was attempting speeds of 62 miles per hour on his way up – a speed normally accomplished on the way down.

“Sliding down a zip wire that’s a mile long is pretty exhilarating – flying back up it when you have 1,000 horsepower at your finger tips is another level!” Browning said.


Gravity Industries is a British technology start-up with innovation, endeavor and inspiration at its core. According to Gravity, the company has invented, built and filed patents for a human propulsion technology that re-imagines manned flight.

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