Press Releases

Implant Sciences Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Zapata Industries, Plan to Extinguish Debt and Uplist to NASDAQ

July 22, 2016

WILMINGTON, Mass., July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection (ETD) solutions for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) applications, is pleased to announce the signing of a letter of intent to acquire Zapata Industries SAS of Marseilles, France. Zapata is a profitable and debt-free company with commercial, defense, and homeland security technology applications.


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Flyboard Air Makes Appearance During Challengers in Barcelona

July 13, 2016

In front of the world stage, the Flyboard Air conducted a flight in Barcelona at the Challenger 2016 conference with Voda Fone sponsoring Franky Zapata’s gravity-defining run.



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Flyboard Air Prototype Flies In the French Riviera

Marking the first time Zapata Industries unveiled the Flyboard Air, massive crowds at the Jetboard European Championship were treated to a demonstration by Franky Zapata. His inaugural flight showcased the capabilities of Zapata Industries, and the Flyboard Air, which can reach speeds of up to 90 mph and heights of 10,000 feet.



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The Flyboard World Championship Makes Its Debut In Europe


After establishing itself with the Flyboard World Cup in Dubai, the inaugural competition was held in Cavlaire-sur-Mer, France with competitors from all over the globe expanding to the European continent among massive crowds.

As a bonus, the crowd was also treated to the first showing of the prototype Flyboard Air.

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Flyboard Air Breaks Guinness World Record

After releasing the sensational video on Youtube and Facebook that amassed millions of views, Franky Zapata has attempted to break the Guinness World Records title at Sausset-Les-Pins (south of France) on April 30th 2016

With his Flyboard Air, Zapata covered a distance of 7,217 feet—well over a mile—with an average speed of 31-38 mph breaking the world record for the farthest flight by a hoverboard.

Read the official Guinness World Records announcement:



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Fisherman’s Friend Endorses Flyboard With “Flyboard Fishing”

Not only used for recreation, the Flyboard helps Fisherman’s Friend catch a winning advertisement using the Zapata Industries Flyboard as the highlight of this entertaining video to assist with #flyboardfishing.



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Franky Zapata and the Flyboard Featured On History Channel

June 20, 2016

Making an appearance during the History Channel show “Stan Lee’s Superhumans,” Zapata showcases his skills on the Flyboard and what the machine is truly capable of.

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