30.03.2014 YVES ROSSY'S PREMIER APPEARANCE IN CHILI

30.03.2014 YVES ROSSY'S PREMIER APPEARANCE IN CHILI

Using a carbon-Kevlar jetwing with four engines, each of which capable of a 22 kg thrust, the Swiss aviator is able to propel himself through the skies at upwards of 150 mph, controlled by a simple throttle in his hand. The rest of the controls are left to the human fuselage -- Rossy himself -- who simply uses his shoulders, body and legs to steer, pitch and descend. This forward-thinking technology has allowed Rossy to achieve many outstanding feats, including soaring above the Mont-Fuji, Rio de Janeiro, completing aerobatics from the Breitling Orbiter Balloon, flying in formation with various Jets, Warbirds and passenger aircrafts and crossing the English Channel.


ABOUT JETMAN:

Date of birth: 27 August 1959 Nationality: Swiss

Home: Bex, Switzerland Profession: Aviator

Flying CV: Fighter pilot, airline captain, Jetman

Yves Rossy first started developing the Jetman project in 1993 and in 2008 completed the first significant Jetman feat by

crossing the English Channel.


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