Jet Pack FTW

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“Swiss pilot Yves Rossy, the world’s first man to fly with a jet-powered fixed-wing apparatus strapped to his back, flies during his first official demonstration, on May 14, 2008 above Bex, Switzerland.”


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    aleph
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    and rocketeer?

    Avias
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    the question is.. how long was his flight? o_O

    Marrock
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    He crossed the English Channel in less than ten minutes on september 26 2008 with that little gizmo.

    www.jet-man.com/

    Marrock
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    Make that less than fifteen minutes.

    aleph
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    want to know how’s the landing

    SumoSnipe
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    SumoSnipe

    I’ll take one of those over the flying car.

    natedog
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    Switzerland, FUCK YEAH!

    KommissarKvC
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    not bad for little brother Switzerland

    actually doing something good for a change

    Marrock
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    @aleph: He used a parachute to come down, though landing like a lawndart may have been more entertaining.

    nyoki
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    Ooooooooooooooooooh!

    Puulaahi
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    I remember seeing this on the news. This guy is insane! Badass invention. Now we have to prepare to be invaded by terrorists flying those things…or not. I want one.

    aleph
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    @Marrock: i hope this

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    will be implemented in the 2.0

    Phyreblade
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    This guy rocks.



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