Friday, May 6, 2011

Faster than a bullet or speeding train: not Superman, but JetMan!

Image: Yves Rossy

HUALAPAI INDIAN RESERVATION, Ariz."JetMan" has soared over the Swiss Alps and rocketed above the English Channel and early today he was given permission to soar over his next target — the Grand Canyon.

Swiss daredevil Yves Rossy was wasting no time, preparing to fly in the next few hours after the Federal Aviation Administration approved plans to use Arizona's scenic wonder as a backdrop for his first U.S. flight in a jet-propelled wing suit.

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