A Nigerian man Kehinde Durojaiye, has made waves for himself after he built a flying jet car capable of running on land, sea and in air from trash.
|Kehinde Durojaiye and his creation. Image credit: CNN.|
According to CNN, Mr. Durojaiye built a jet with the aim of overcoming the heavy traffic always experienced in Lagos metropolis.
Durojaiye who was nicknamed Kenny Jet said his ‘aero-amphibious jet car’ as he called it is one of his three ambitions. He said he is glad he has achieved two out of his three goals.
He said people were shocked to see his invention can work both on land and sea when they saw him test it in the sea.
“We want the whole world to know it is possible to have a kind of machine that can move on land, on sea and fly and perhaps move under the sea,” he explained. “That’s my ultimate goal.”
He also added that he has traveled as far as Ibadan with his jet that is about 84 miles from Lagos.
Adding that his jet can travel at a speed of 120km/h on land and 6 knots on sea.
The 46 years old father of four has made four prototype cars, from everyday, discarded materials like wood, plastic and Styrofoam. Inside the latest version you’ll find an office chair, a keyboard and a steering wheel recycled from a keke NAPEP.