7 Best Bond gadgets from Q’s laboratory
Since the arrival of Daniel Craig as 007 in James bond films, the makers have somewhat stopped focusing on those stylish and glitzy gadgets, which were one of the main highlights of all James bond films before ‘Casino Royale’ (2006). Well, Craig is definitely not to be blamed for it, the makers should be if you miss them in the recent bond films. But one aspect of the change is that the makers seem to have taken the level from stylized portrayal to another point which focuses more on the story and performances rather than the usage of those glitzy gadgets. And now that ‘Spectre’ has broken all records, and many of you must be under the Bond effect, we thought how would it be to make you feel a bit nostalgic by discussing about the fantastic bond gadgets. The older generation may start remembering, how they were amazed when they saw these gadgets on screen and the younger/newer generation of Bond fans will know how one of their favorite characters used to play with unbelievable gadgets.
Here we are going to talk about the 7 most fantastic bond gadgets, made for 007 by the Q department of MI6. And yes, Q stands for Quartermaster (the head of Q division, the department responsible for giving Bond, all those fantastic gadgets).
1 Jet pack (Bell rocket pack)
If your girlfriend lives few blocks away, then this gadget might have been very useful for you. In the 1965 film ‘Thunderball’, a Jetpack was used by Sean Connery to fly and escape from the two gunmen from the roof of a mansion. Jetpack was actually a full-fledged flying device which had roughly 20-22 seconds of flying time. The average distance it could have covered at that time was 240-250 meters. It was powered by hydrogen, which gave 18 meters as the maximum altitude.