A Swiss man has become the first person to fly solo across the English Channel using a single jet-propelled wing.Hello, future. So glad you could join us.
Yves Rossy landed safely after the 22-mile (35.4 km) flight from Calais to Dover, which had been twice postponed this week because of bad weather.
The former military pilot took less than 10 minutes to complete the crossing and parachute to the ground.
The 49-year-old flew on a plane to more than 8,200ft (2,500m), ignited jets on a wing on his back, and jumped out.
Where's my jetpack?
Posted by Chris Roberson
Oh. It appears this guy has it.
at 11:42 AM