April 9, 2019 4.28 pm This story is over 55 months old

Man to fly over Brayford in jet suit this week

Get ready for a thrilling display

A human flyer will soar over the Brayford in am Iron Mar-style jet suit later this week as part of an air-born display.

Crowds will line the Brayford Pool area to witness the display at the ‘Evolve’ event on Thursday, April 11.

High-tech Jet Suits are used by Gravity Industries to power their team members into flight for displays. The display, which marks the expansion of local law firm Wilkin Chapman solicitors, will be led by Gravity’s founder Richard Browning.

Warm-up demonstrations by the Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue Service and Lincoln Sea Cadets will take place from 11.30am.

Richard will take off in his jet-powered suit before blasting over the water from the University Bridge at 12pm. The human flyer reaches speeds of up to 32mph.

Richard will take off in his jet-powered suit and blast over the water from the University Bridge.

He will fly under the bridge and land in front of Wilkin Chapman’s expanded Lincoln office at The Maltings on Brayford Wharf East.

During the ‘human gravity flight’ highway restrictions will apply. Crowds will be guided to designated viewing areas.

Richard, who is a former British Royal Marine and oil trader, previously said: “This is Lincoln’s opportunity to witness unparalleled human flight right in front of peoples’ eyes.

“I promise you, all who see it will be inspired to question just what else is possible. We are delighted to have been invited to the city by Wilkin Chapman solicitors.”