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

    and rocketeer?

    Avias

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

    Marrock

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

    www.jet-man.com/

    Marrock

    Make that less than fifteen minutes.

    aleph

    want to know how’s the landing

    SumoSnipe

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

    natedog

    Switzerland, FUCK YEAH!

    KommissarKvC

    not bad for little brother Switzerland

    actually doing something good for a change

    Marrock

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

    nyoki

    Ooooooooooooooooooh!

    Puulaahi

    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

    @Marrock: i hope this

    gillesdeplancke.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/arol.jpg

    will be implemented in the 2.0

    Phyreblade

    This guy rocks.