Thursday, 15 May 2008

Video: Yves Rossy (Fusion Man) Jet Powered Wings Flight Swiss Alps

Daredevil inventor flies with jet wings: the day man learnt to fly (Tech Digest via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
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My life is complete, or it will be when I get to do what Yves Rossy, aka Fusion Man, has done and fly at 8,200ft with rocket-powered wings.

Pilot Makes Incredible Flight Wearing Only Jet Powered Wings (CityNews)
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A pioneer soars to incredible heights in a feat that makes a new mark in aviation history.

Wearing jet-propelled wings, pilot performs above Alps at 186 mph (San Diego Union-Tribune)
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BEX, Switzerland – A Swiss pilot strapped on jet-powered wings and leaped from a plane yesterday for the first public demonstration of the homemade device, turning figure eights and soaring high above the Alps.

Pictured: Rocketman flies over Alps with jet-pack strapped to his back (Daily Mail)
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Some people go fishing on their day off. Yves Rossy likes to jump out of a small plane with a pair of jet-powered wings on his back and loop the loop above the Swiss Alps. The self-built contraption took the former fighter pilot five years to build and perfect - and yesterday he gave it its maiden flight.Stepping out of an aircraft at 7,500ft, Rossy unfolded the 10ft rigid wings strapped

1 comment:

Helgoland said...

Fantastic idea and a great invention from Yves Rossy.