It's a bird, it's a plane ... it's a crazy Swiss guy with four jet engines strapped to his back flying above the Alps! A dedicated inventor has set a new record for powered personal flight.
The name he chose sounds like the title of a summer blockbuster: Fusion Man. But Swiss inventor Yves Rossy is no mutant superhero or Hollywood creation. On Wednesday, he jumped out of a plane above the Swiss town of Bex and took flight using a jetpack he created.
The five-minute flight was the first public demonstration of Rossy's one-of-a-kind device, which took him five years to create.
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