Categories: Flight

‘Jetman’ Flies Again

Wondering where your jetpack is? This guy built his own. Known as Jetman or Fusionman, former fighter pilot Yves Rossy has used his jetpack to fly over various places like the Grand Canyon, the Swiss Alps, across the English Channel and has even flown in formation with jet planes. This week he dropped from a helicopter strapped to his winged jetpack to circle over Rio de Janeiro. Ride along and enjoy the views from his helmet cam. He lands successfully, just a couple feet short of his target.

See images of his latest flight on Rossy’s website.

Nancy Atkinson

Nancy has been with Universe Today since 2004, and has published over 6,000 articles on space exploration, astronomy, science and technology. She is the author of two books: "Eight Years to the Moon: the History of the Apollo Missions," (2019) which shares the stories of 60 engineers and scientists who worked behind the scenes to make landing on the Moon possible; and "Incredible Stories from Space: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our View of the Cosmos" (2016) tells the stories of those who work on NASA's robotic missions to explore the Solar System and beyond. Follow Nancy on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Nancy_A and and Instagram at and https://www.instagram.com/nancyatkinson_ut/

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