Gallery: Ocean Wings: Aqua Lung Wetsuit Lets You Fly Underwater


Compared to the creatures of the sea, the human body is somewhat inefficient underwater. With our gangly limbs and lack of fins or tails, it takes us a bit more effort to glide through the ocean. Designer Guillaume Binard has partnered with Aqua Lung to created Oceanwings, a wetsuit with neoprene membranes stretching from the arms to legs that give the wearer a sense of flying through the briny deep. Similar to the skydiving wingsuits, the smooth and slow flight experience is meant to morph our bipedal figures to be able to explore realms that would otherwise be difficult or impossible to experience.

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  1. Farid Laid December 11, 2014 at 9:50 pm

    even holding longer than 2:20 i would never give it a try.. if the balloon fails you\\\’re fucked… i mean really fucked…..
    i mean did you ever see a bat flying under water? imagine…looks funny until he got his first black out… then the game is over…

  2. Aristotle Lee Chia August 29, 2014 at 11:57 am

    how long can a normal human hold his breath under water? 2 minute?

  3. Anika Jansz March 29, 2013 at 6:05 am

    wow that is the stupidest thing i\\\’ve seen all day.

  4. phase March 9, 2013 at 11:56 am

    Hmm? I thought this was supposed to work as a propulsion tech, enabling one to swim in a new way using less energy using a different technique, and was curious to see the motion involved… But all this demo shows is a guy gracefully sinking? Who needs a fancy wetsuit for that…? Underwhelming indeed…

  5. archonic March 6, 2013 at 9:05 am

    Well that was underwhelming.

  6. Kel Ross March 5, 2013 at 7:41 pm

    That wetsuit would be great until a shark comes along and thinks you look like dinner.

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