Jet-propelled mobility scooter tested
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Invented in The North: Jet-propelled mobility scooter tested

A jet-powered mobility scooter has reached speeds of over 70mph on a North Yorkshire airfield.

Tom Bagnall, an amateur engineer, built the vehicle out of two old turbo units and is featured in a new programme about aviation innovations invented in the north of England.

Invented In The North airs on BBC One in Yorkshire & Lincolnshire at 19:30 on 23 June.

  • 20 Jun 2017