Jetman conquers Mount Fuji

Yves "Jetman" Rossy Keystone

Swiss daredevil Yves "Jetman" Rossy flies by Mount Fuji. Rossy jumped from a helicopter at an altitude of 3,600 metres and successfully flew the jet-powered carbon-Kevlar jetwing around Japan's highest peak.

This content was published on November 6, 2013 minutes

Rossy completed nine flights in Japan between October 28 and November 3.

His jetwing allows him to fly through the sky at speeds of up to 300km/h, controlling his suit with a throttle in his hand and his body. He can climb up to 3,600m and travel as far as 15km.

Since 2004, the 54-year-old has flown across the English Channel, in the Swiss Alps, and through the Grand Canyon in his wing suit.

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