the white cliffs of dover

the white cliffs of dover

Jetman Yves Rossy Human Flying Wings

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If you haven't see or read about him yet, he is the real batman. Just after 1.05pm on Friday 26 September 2008, Swiss daredevil Yves Rossy became the first person to fly solo across the English Channel using only a jet-propelled wing strapped to his back. After two previous attempts were postponed because of bad weather, Rossy took only 9 minutes and 32 seconds to complete the 22-mile [35.4km] journey. As he crossed the White Cliffs of Dover, Rossy flew past South Foreland lighthouse - which Blériot had used as a target during his pioneering flight - and looped onlookers before landing safely in a field. Read more at http://natgeotv.com/uk/jetman