We've seen him fly over the Grand Canyon and in tandem with military jets, but now Jetman Yves Rossy and his protege, Jetman Vince Reffet, have taken on the surreal landscape of the city of Dubai in an HD video that feels like something out of a science fiction film, buzzing landmarks like the Burj Khalifa and the Palm Islands.
Says Rossy: "That feeling of freedom in all dimensions, it's so new. Just playing in the air with a machine that brings you in another world."
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The world`s first jet-powered man jumped off a helicopter with his rigid wing equipped with four jet engines. Adjusting his trajectory and altitude by his body movements alone, he then performed aerobatic figures above the Swiss Alps in the company of two L-39C Albatros planes from the Breitling Jet Team, the world`s largest professional civilian aerobatics team performing on jets.
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Swiss "Jetman" Yves Rossy completed an eight-minute flight along the Grand Canyon on Saturday, 200 feet above the canyon rim on the Hualapai reservation, the AP reports:
"A planned Friday flight before reporters was cancelled after Rossy determined it would be too challenging without any practice runs. The Federal Aviation Administration had given Rossy the green light less than an hour before he was scheduled to take flight."
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