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Rossy’s Jet Pack Made from Carbon Composites

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

In a realization of every child’s dream, Yves “The Jetman” Rossy flew around Rio de Janeiro using a jet-propelled composite wing. The wing is made from a carbon-kevlar composite and is powered with four jet engines.  Yikes!  He cruised at speeds between 120 and 180 miles per hour and his flight looks exhilarating.

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