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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    13 Responses to Jet Pack FTW

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

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

      www.jet-man.com/

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    3. Make that less than fifteen minutes.

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    4. want to know how’s the landing

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

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    6. not bad for little brother Switzerland

      actually doing something good for a change

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

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    8. 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.

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