Latest Yves Rossy Stories

2010-11-06 08:00:00

Swiss adventurer Yves Rossy jumped from a hot-air balloon Friday and completed two aerial loops by using his custom-made jet-propelled wingsuit.

2009-04-24 12:42:21

Daredevil Swiss pilot Yves Rossy says his next flight without a plane will take place in the United States over the Grand Canyon. Rossy, 49, made international headlines last fall when he became the first person to fly solo across the English Channel using a single jet-propelled wing, Swissinfo.com reported Friday. We're developing two prototype wings that I tested two weeks ago, Rossy said.

2008-10-02 00:00:14

By Shari Low MORE evidence men are from Mars ... and women never want to go there.

2008-09-29 14:41:06

IS IT a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Fusionman. Crash helmets off this morning to Swiss pilot Yves Rossy for his amazing flight across the Channel on his bizarre Kevlar wing.

2008-09-29 09:00:34

The real Iron Man? It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a rocket man! Swiss daredevil Yves Rossy successfully crossed the English Channel last week by flying across it with a jet pack strapped to him.

2008-09-27 08:00:00

He had nothing above him but four tanks of kerosene and nothing below him but the cold waters of the English Channel.

2008-09-26 21:00:14

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DOVER, England - A Swiss adventurer using a jet-propelled wing has flown across the English Channel from France in less than 10 minutes. Yves Rossy landed safely in a field near Dover today.

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  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
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