Jetman flies over Grand Canyon

If you thought wing-suit base-jumping was cool, wait till you see the stunt by Swiss aerial daredevil Yves Rossy.

With a jet-powered pack strapped on his back, the dashing Jetman jumped from a helicopter and flew across the Grand Canyon, a feat more dangerous than his previous adventures with the backpack.

The jet pack does not have any controls except for a grip throttle and the only instrument on it is an audible altimeter. Rossy is the only man alive who can control it.

Comments

  1. Since he was issued an aircraft registration I am assuming the national park allowed him to do this? Otherwise I don’t see this as being any sort of behavior the national park service would condone.
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