How Adam Savage built a real Iron Man suit that flies

  • Published on Jun 15, 2019
  • We went behind the scenes with former MythBusters star Adam Savage for his new series Savage Builds. In the first episode Adam builds a titanium Iron Man suit modeled directly from Marvel Studios, with the hopes of actually flying it.
    Savage Builds airs on the Discovery Channel before airing again on the Science Channel.
    Read more on our behind the scenes shoot with Savage here:
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Comments • 15 528

  • Albert Rammstein
    Albert Rammstein 46 minutes ago

    Shut up and take my money

  • 5 hours ago

    But can you get chicks with it ?

  • ShinKyuubi
    ShinKyuubi 7 hours ago

    I'm pretty sure this right here would put a smile on Stan Lee's face.

  • Leif Boyle
    Leif Boyle 13 hours ago

    Goals! 👌🏼

  • Daniel Vargo
    Daniel Vargo 14 hours ago +1


  • Dan L
    Dan L 14 hours ago

    Didn't these things existed like since the 80s?

    • Dan L
      Dan L 10 hours ago

      @Francis Tran 11/10

    • Francis Tran
      Francis Tran 10 hours ago

      Dan L 10/10 grammar

  • mikasa MLBB
    mikasa MLBB 18 hours ago

    That just awesome

  • Joe Gullach
    Joe Gullach 19 hours ago

    What did he need an iron man suit for ? The jetpack already worked by itself. That was dumb

  • ChaitanyaA Kamble

    Use the legs for fly

  • ChaitanyaA Kamble

    Join the flying machine to your legs it will help more to fly in air

  • Bss Hunter
    Bss Hunter Day ago

    Which metal is Iron Man's suit?

  • carlos mario reinosos

    Gracias te amamos

  • Jorge Santana
    Jorge Santana Day ago

    He was gonna say Tony Ferguson lol


    Robert Downey Jr would be proud.

    • Nick
      Nick 12 hours ago

      JASMINE HEPHNER Robert Downey junior is alive ....

  • Abdul walli Engineering for kidzzz

    Paint this suit and add Alex lab to it

  • myra dempsey
    myra dempsey 2 days ago


  • Kuldeep Rao
    Kuldeep Rao 2 days ago

    Don't come too close to jet if you love your skin.

  • donkafa
    donkafa 2 days ago

    omg our dream is come true

  • Lissy Lissy
    Lissy Lissy 2 days ago +1

    Is this suit made of iron??

  • Brad the impaler
    Brad the impaler 2 days ago

    100% built by adam

  • Deva Darshan
    Deva Darshan 2 days ago

    Indian scientist develop wonder material called black gold possibly you can remove the big battery

  • Daniel Quinto
    Daniel Quinto 3 days ago +1

    I thought hacksmith do that iron man suit

  • Ziad Amr
    Ziad Amr 3 days ago

    Hacksmith build this

  • 김지원
    김지원 3 days ago

    what the .......

  • Ankle Drew
    Ankle Drew 3 days ago

    Ready for september 20 💪

  • Randhir Yamgir
    Randhir Yamgir 3 days ago

    Very good work but this is not like ironman suit your are close to ironman so continue

  • Nobodys Buddy
    Nobodys Buddy 3 days ago

    Wouldnt it be easier to use computers to point the thrust the right way and avoid pointing them at his feet or something?

    • Nick
      Nick 11 hours ago

      @Nobodys Buddy It'd be heavier more expensive and the lack of a easy fail safe would make that so dangerous

    • Nobodys Buddy
      Nobodys Buddy 11 hours ago

      @Nick why? gyroscopes accelerometer control the Drones pretty well , why not this?

    • Nick
      Nick 12 hours ago

      Nobodys Buddy no?

  • Funstar TV
    Funstar TV 3 days ago

    this trash is not iron man suit

  • Isaak Costa
    Isaak Costa 3 days ago

    We just got a super heroe

    KYLE JANTJIES 3 days ago +3

    Dr Strange went back in time and disliked this 9.4k times

    KYLE JANTJIES 3 days ago

    What's the energy source?

    KYLE JANTJIES 3 days ago

    One day when I'm a billionaire this is what I'm spending my money on. Not monkeys as pets

  • Stephen MacMaster
    Stephen MacMaster 3 days ago

    you do know that you can take a perpetual drive engine with magnets and use a motorcycle alternator to create electricity in a small backpack 3 jet engines EDF 300cc jet engines on the back one on each arm one on each leg you'll have unlimited flight time anybody want to work on the idea with me let me know I have some prototype information and all the schematics and yes to 300cc EDF fan motors will lift my hundred and sixty-eight lb self off the ground

  • durva pathak
    durva pathak 3 days ago +1


  • Beckman
    Beckman 3 days ago

    *Let Us Not Forget Troy Hurtubise, The Original Bulletproof Titanium “Iron Man”.*

    ALI WARISH SAIFI 3 days ago

    Until we don't get nanotechnology ,,, we can't make a suit like iron man

    STEF RICH 4 days ago +4

    Need a shock absorber syst on the legs for a painless landing .
    But this is so awesome !

  • Elijah Mikaelson
    Elijah Mikaelson 4 days ago +12

    If Tony Stark doesn’t exist, then how do you explain Robert Downey Jr.

  • Mihir Pagade
    Mihir Pagade 4 days ago


    WARRISONY 4 days ago +1

    Me and the boys in

    Area 51

  • Zacharyq Jordan
    Zacharyq Jordan 4 days ago

    Lol if tony was real we would have way better technology

    • Kokorocodon
      Kokorocodon 2 days ago

      If he was real he wouldn't do shit because this is the real world

  • The Red Mage
    The Red Mage 4 days ago +1

    I don't know why but my message has been erased concerning the helmet Vision situation. I don't know why but I'm going to keep an eye out for this to happen again. What they need to do is to get a hold of Google and take their new Google Glass wear and install into helmet. Cameras for better View and monitoring for fuel and Aviation. Plus they can get better 360 visuals. Let's see if this gets erased this time!

  • ruffy
    ruffy 4 days ago

    Looks like humans need another 150 years before the technology in the marvel movies become reality

  • The Red Mage
    The Red Mage 4 days ago

    Somebody should possibly get in touch with Doctor soles

  • The Red Mage
    The Red Mage 4 days ago

    And run some type of shock absorber from bottom of sole to upper back to support neck to relieve pressure for landing

  • The Red Mage
    The Red Mage 4 days ago

    Now what they need to do is use the tech from Google smart glass or whoever is coming out with the new glasses in the vision of the Iron Man suit

  • Geraldero
    Geraldero 4 days ago

    Yo vengo por wefere

  • Muniraja Muni
    Muniraja Muni 4 days ago

    That's owesome 😘😘😘

  • Tyran the fox
    Tyran the fox 4 days ago

    no way That's Amazing!

  • Diwas Talanga
    Diwas Talanga 4 days ago

    Holy Shit!!!

  • Thunder Productions
    Thunder Productions 5 days ago

    he wiol be a good fighter in the area 51 raid

  • ahir jagdish
    ahir jagdish 5 days ago

    Hay Adam Savage what happened when this iron Man lifter fix at legs

  • Faizan Ahmad
    Faizan Ahmad 5 days ago +3

    The future is bright for these kind of tech....

  • Isaac Ferraro
    Isaac Ferraro 5 days ago

    At this rate, he'll have a Mk50 in no time!

  • löaf
    löaf 5 days ago

    How the hacksmith made a really cool video series and Adam said "hey let's do that"

  • Kittywampus Drums
    Kittywampus Drums 5 days ago

    Deeear Santa....

  • sam wegener
    sam wegener 5 days ago

    Howdy cowboys

    Oh wait wrong universe...

  • Akash Gupta
    Akash Gupta 5 days ago +4

    1960: in future we gonna have flying cars
    2019: we...

    oh wait we have an ironman suit!
    exceeded expectations

  • Titan Mechanism
    Titan Mechanism 5 days ago +20

    4:52 That reminds me of one of the best scenes from the first iron man movie.

    Let's start at 10% power ;)

  • Xander Angelo
    Xander Angelo 5 days ago

    Call the russian guy who created a real Iron Man repulsor and the Hacksmith for the armor / helmet .

  • kaushik bose
    kaushik bose 5 days ago

    Don't try jets on iron man suit fancoln suit better for test

  • TheSilverSurfisher
    TheSilverSurfisher 6 days ago +1

    Iron man has gotten a little!....this is like back when thise dudes were first inventing planes and automobile prototypes, etc. 50 years and this’ll all be refined and awesome like in the movies...and the parkour, sports, strength, and extreme athletes, etc. will have gelled to become batmen, spidermen, hulks, wolverines, widow, even the lightsaber-wielding Jedi (and Sith) etc......oh yeh, it’s-a-coming ....all of that comic book and sci-fi goodness...believe u me! ...Common-place in 50 to 100 years from now....that’s just around the!😉

  • Dutchy The Dutch Angel Drago

    i mean if he accidently crashes it he has armor

  • Osaid Email
    Osaid Email 6 days ago

    i think it's fake

  • Harrison Mandac
    Harrison Mandac 6 days ago

    Iron armor skipped leg day

  • Juan Esteban Cardona

    Faltaron los pies para volar como avión

  • Arnon Sueass
    Arnon Sueass 6 days ago


  • Arcturus Mengsk
    Arcturus Mengsk 6 days ago +2

    Cool... Cool... Now make one that contours to your body by the press of a button from a suitcase.

    CHANAKYA SINHA 6 days ago +1

    Even if you succeed at that, your pee will come out under high g's acceleration

      CHANAKYA SINHA 5 days ago

      @MisakaMikotoLuv if that was solution, then there would be a hole near penis to pee

    • MisakaMikotoLuv
      MisakaMikotoLuv 5 days ago

      integrate empty bottles in the suit, problem fixed

  • Julio Villarreal
    Julio Villarreal 6 days ago

    Concept: total bad ass panty dropping billionaire iron man
    Reality: 0:22

  • Toraguchi Toraguchi
    Toraguchi Toraguchi 6 days ago

    He can fly, but has difficulty walking ? lol

  • The Lone Wanderer
    The Lone Wanderer 6 days ago

    Fallout 4 power armor soldiers might be a reality

  • g h o s t
    g h o s t 6 days ago

    You better be working on the super soldier serum.

  • Justus Fractal
    Justus Fractal 6 days ago +24

    Why is noone talking about the fact that this suit is also *BULLETPROOF*

    • V K
      V K Day ago +1

      @Jimmy Grey .45 is much more powerfull then 9 mm. As for rifle rounds it has to be some kind of power armor (weight too much) to stop them.

    • Jimmy Grey
      Jimmy Grey 6 days ago +6

      Probably because it's not really that surprising that titanium can stop a bullet... that was only a .45 ACP btw, I'd be surprised if that thin titanium could stop a round that has some actual power behind it.

  • silentshot
    silentshot 6 days ago

    I confess, When I saw that man flying across the water...
    I screamed so loud I startled myself!

  • arikan erdem
    arikan erdem 6 days ago

    Chest is huge man. It must be upgraded

  • Spartan MYST
    Spartan MYST 6 days ago +6

    so we learned that Ironman suit is not suitable for human body 😎

  • Ankita Singh
    Ankita Singh 7 days ago

    Apply a wolworine claw

  • Grand Chariot
    Grand Chariot 7 days ago +3

    2019 - Ironman suit is just props for the movie, Impossible to make in real life.
    2029 - ?

  • Arzahell Cazanova
    Arzahell Cazanova 7 days ago +2

    Lmao, thats completely trash design. Adopt my final blue print and you can made the full combat mode iron man suit.

  • Void Monkey
    Void Monkey 7 days ago +1

    Tony would be laughing his ass off

  • vhhsscffg hhfsw
    vhhsscffg hhfsw 7 days ago

    I demand robey Downey Jr gets a free one

  • vhhsscffg hhfsw
    vhhsscffg hhfsw 7 days ago

    Imagine Isis getting their hands on this

  • Minal Ajay Khandelwal

    The hacksmith is way better

  • Scorpion King
    Scorpion King 8 days ago +1

    Real Iron man suit..amazing🔥🔥

    MEMORIAL CHANNEL 8 days ago

    Poor fellow..he invented a very cool invention when i cant taste the things 🤣

  • Eliezer Jean philippe

    Great now try to create spiderman

  • Ryan Davis
    Ryan Davis 8 days ago

    Eyeball lasers

  • Ryan Davis
    Ryan Davis 8 days ago

    Now make anti gravity boots so u can shoot guns with hands. Or put guns on the legs lol

  • Dave Roth
    Dave Roth 8 days ago

    Give me a little juice, Friday.

  • Md Saqib
    Md Saqib 8 days ago +6

    Adam, hacksmith, gravity, space x are the real tony stark

    LUKHIAN 8 days ago

    Really??? Hahahaha!!!

  • Xenof
    Xenof 9 days ago

    This will become a new military weapon.

  • Akash Gupta
    Akash Gupta 9 days ago +12

    so the engineers are building an ironman where are the biology guys at ? they better be working on that super soldier serum

  • Tony Mark
    Tony Mark 9 days ago +1

    Chinese nuclear fusion reactor EAST maybe good future energy resource for the suit

  • Universal Mario
    Universal Mario 9 days ago

    Avengers: Earth

  • Nutwall
    Nutwall 9 days ago +5

    Think about this: Obama becomes nick fury in real life and makes the avengers. Hacksmith or Elon musk is tony stark

    • JD MD
      JD MD 7 days ago

      Obama has no military experience so no.

  • Rex4Smash
    Rex4Smash 9 days ago

    The Army isn't using this why?

  • _ HAVOC _
    _ HAVOC _ 9 days ago +6

    Maybe rock climbing, gymnastics, *FLYING A HELICOPTER*

  • James Raser
    James Raser 9 days ago

    n for that never subscribe