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 - 13:16

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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