Oh, man. Here we go again. Another sighting by pilots near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) of a Jet Pack Man, close to their flight path. But we don’t think it’s a true Jet Pack – though we certainly understand why pilots describe it as such. No, we’re convinced it’s a drone.
We’ve been down this road before. Last year, there were several reports from pilots of crewed aircraft who saw what appeared to be a man flying a jet pack near Los Angeles International Airport. Reports were filed, radar data sifted through… but it remained a mystery.
And now? It’s happened again.
CNN reports ‘Jet Pack Man’ sighted at LAX
So picture this: You’re a pilot of a 747. You’re about 15 miles east of Los Angeles International Airport and at an altitude of 5,000 feet above ground level (AGL). It’s Wednesday at about 6:30 p.m. You’re scanning the skies and you see it: What appears to be a man flying at a similar altitude in a jet pack. You quickly transmit to…