Video Of The Week - Jetman Yves Rossy Flies Alongside World's Largest Passenger Plane

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Photo Credit: Emirates (YouTube screen capture)

A few months ago Yves Rossy and his protégé Vince Reffet became the first humans to fly in a formation using Rossy's world-famous jet propelled wings. Now the adventures have upped the ante with a heart-stopping flight alongside the world's largest commercial airplane - The Airbus A380!

The trip that was carefully orchestrated with the help of United Arab Emirates Airline officials began with Rossy and Reffet being launched from a helicopter at an altitude of 5,500 feet. The two then gracefully "flew' to join the large airplane that was flying over the beautiful city of Dubai at 4,000 feet. The duo conducted flight formations on both sides of the aircraft and then came together on one side before breaking away and flying to safety.

Photo Credit: Emirates (YouTube screen capture)

Though the daredevils make it look easy, controlling the wings with just body movements is not for the faint of heart especially when one is flying so close to a massive aircraft. But thanks to some meticulous planning and Rossy and Reffet's incredible flying skills, the stunt went flawlessly!

Resources: gizmag.com, jetman.com

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409 Comments
  • cessna340Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 10:03 am
    i love airplanes
    • lesaTuesday, October 9, 2018 at 12:31 pm
      so cool
      • HaydenMonday, October 1, 2018 at 11:49 am
        Thats pretty cool
        • laxbro2023
          laxbro2023Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:35 pm
          amazing
          • simonlovelace
            simonlovelaceThursday, April 26, 2018 at 2:20 pm
            I want to be on that plane.
          • Skype438Friday, October 27, 2017 at 12:47 pm
            i like my train it runs over my house every day i feel happy about that.... wait a second....Every one get down CABOOM
            • ChickenThursday, October 26, 2017 at 7:44 am
              😎 cool..
              • asdfFriday, August 4, 2017 at 11:46 am
                I like trains
                • helloWednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:08 am
                  thats cool
                  • juan 12345Monday, May 22, 2017 at 8:35 am
                    i want to try it
                    • Plane loverThursday, March 23, 2017 at 10:00 am
                      i when to he a pilot when i grow up