Jet-winged man flies across English Channel
Adventurist zooms 22 miles over water on a homemade jet-propelled wing set. James Bond is furious.
Yves Rossy leapt from a plane and crossed the English Channel on a homemade jet-propelled wing set on Friday.
Rossy, who is also known as FusionMan, averaged 125 mph as he zoomed across 22 miles. The flight lasted 10 minutes to 13 minutes--depending on whether one is counting the channel crossing or the entire flight. He even did a figure eight as he came over England.
Personally, I would settle for a jetpack.