Russian Inventor Presents Propeller Backpack (Video)

Strange News — By on 2011/02/01 3:21 AM

Sergei Khvalin

Sergei Khvalin, a Russian inventor from Dzerzhinsk, presented his propeller backpack that should make transportation through snow and ice conditions a lot easier.

His motorized skis, that can reach speeds of up to 40 kilometres an hour (25 miles an hour), are made of engine taken from a lawnmower, mechanical parts from a paraglider, and all up weighs about 15 kilograms.

Tags: blizzard, cross-country skis, Dzerzhinsk, ice, motorised skis, russia, Sergei Khvalin, snow, transportation, wooden propeller,
  • Moisés

    This idea is the Brazilian Alberto Santos Dumont in 1928 invented the Martian Converter. It was a skis with engines. The device was named Martian Converter by englishman H.G. Wells.