Hey, Man! That’s A Bad Out–FIT! WHOA!   1 comment

Follow up to this post… he made it.  From the Reuters UK story:

Swiss adventurer Yves Rossy flew from England to France Friday propelled by a jetpack strapped to his back — the first person to cross the English Channnel in such a way.

Rossy, a pilot who normally flies an Airbus airliner, crossed the 22 miles (35 km) between Calais and Dover at speeds of up to 120 mph (200 kph) in 13 minutes, his spokesman said.

When the white cliffs of Dover came into view, he opened a blue and yellow parachute and drifted down in light winds to land in a British field where he was mobbed by well-wishers.

Posted September 26, 2008 by padraic2112 in news, noise

One response to “Hey, Man! That’s A Bad Out–FIT! WHOA!

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  1. How cool is THAT???

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