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Rocketman Takes Off In Custom-Made Wingsuit

November 6th, 2010 11:57 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

disco_tracy writes “Yves Rossy, the Swiss adventurer who has already flown across the English Channel using a winged jet-pack, pulled off another exploit Friday, flying two aerial loops in a new version of his invention. Rossy, who was testing a new, more aerodynamic model of the jet-pack, jumped from a hot-air balloon at 2,400 meters (7,900 feet) and performed the stunt during an 18-minute flight before making a parachute landing.” The BBC has some video of his flight, and the Washington Post put up a handful of pictures.

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