Topic: Yves Rossy

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  • In Pictures Jetman

    Yves Rossy flies during his first official demonstration, on May 14, 2008 above Bex, Switzerland. Calling himself 'Fusionman' Rossy released from a plane at an altitude of 8000 feet, he completed several loops a speed of almost 200 miles per hour using only his body to change position during five minutes over the Swiss Alps.

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  • 'Jetman' tours Mt. Fuji with a jetpack (+video)

    'Jetman' Yves Rossy made his latest series of jetpack-powered, eagle-like flights this month, this time around Mt. Fuji.

  • Jetman swoops across Brazilian skyline (+video)

    The Swiss aviator Yves Rossy recently flew across the Rio de Janeiro sky with his jet-propelled wing, parachuting safely to a southern Brazilian beach.

  • 'Jetman' zooms along rim of Grand Canyon in first US flight

    'Jetman' zooms along rim of Grand Canyon in first US flight

    Jetman, aka adventurer Yves Rossy, hit 190 m.p.h. Saturday as he flew with a jet-pack above the Grand Canyon. Where some see self-promotional stunt man, others see a boundary-breaker.

  • In Pictures Jetman

    Yves Rossy flies during his first official demonstration, on May 14, 2008 above Bex, Switzerland. Calling himself 'Fusionman' Rossy released from a plane at an altitude of 8000 feet, he completed several loops a speed of almost 200 miles per hour using only his body to change position during five minutes over the Swiss Alps.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/05

    Russian cadets listen to their commander during military parade training in Red Square in Moscow. The parade will take place on Nov. 7 to mark the anniversary of a historical parade in 1941 when Soviet soldiers marched through Red Square to the front lines of World War II.

  • American crosses English Channel in chair tied to helium balloons

    American crosses English Channel in chair tied to helium balloons

    American Jonathan Trappe set the world record for the first successful cluster balloon flight across the English Channel today.