Jetman, Yves Rossy, Flies Around Mount Fuji


In this photo taken Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 and provided by Breitling, Yves Rossy, known as the Jetman, jumps from a helicopter near Mount Fuji in Japan. The Swiss aviator jumped from a helicopter at an altitude of 3,600 meters (11,811 feet) and successfully flew the jet-powered carbon-Kevlar Jetwing around the 3,776-meter (12,388-foot)-tall mountain, Japan’s highest peak, which was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site in June. (AP Photo/Katsuhiko Tokunaga, Breitling)


This handout picture taken near Fujinomiya in Shizuoka prefecture on November 1, 2013 and released on November 6, 2013 shows Swiss pilot Yves Rossy, or “Jetman”, flying near Mount Fuji. (AFP PHOTO / Breitling SA & JETMAN PROJECT / KATSUHIKO TOKUNAGA /AFP/Getty Images)


In this photo taken Friday, Oct. 30, 2013 and provided by Breitling, Yves Rossy, known as the Jetman, gets ready to jump from a helicopter near Mount Fuji in Japan. (AP Photo/Andre Bernet, Breitling)


In this photo taken Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 and provided by Breitling, Yves Rossy, known as the Jetman, flies by Mount Fuji in Japan. (AP Photo/Katsuhiko Tokunaga, Breitling)


This handout picture taken near Fujinomiya in Shizuoka prefecture on November 1, 2013 and released on November 6, 2013 shows Swiss pilot Yves Rossy, or “Jetman”, flying near Mount Fuji. (AFP PHOTO / Breitling SA & JETMAN PROJECT / KATSUHIKO TOKUNAGA /AFP/Getty Images)


(AFP PHOTO / Breitling SA & JETMAN PROJECT / KATSUHIKO TOKUNAGA /AFP/Getty Images)


(AFP PHOTO / Breitling SA & JETMAN PROJECT / KATSUHIKO TOKUNAGA /AFP/Getty Images)


In this photo taken Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013 and provided by Breitling, Yves Rossy, known as the Jetman, descends by parachute after flying around Mount Fuji in Japan. T(AP Photo/Bruno Brokken, Breitling)


Swiss pilot Yves Rossy, or “Jetman”, speaks at a press conference in Tokyo on November 6, 2013. Swiss aviator Yves “Jetman” Rossy, whose jet-engine powered wings have taken him over some of the world’s most awe-inspiring places, has added another, Japan’s Mount Fuji. (AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)


Swiss pilot Yves Rossy, or “Jetman”, poses as he introduces his 60 kg (132 pound) flight equipment, including the wings which strap onto his back, at a press conference in Tokyo on November 6, 2013. (AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Leave Your Comment Below


If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories