Flying on the reactive book
Swiss pilot and inventor Yves Rossi presented a new video where he flies on Jet Man’s jet wing over Dubai. A 12-minute roller was removed from the aircraft following Rossi and his partner Venus Reuffet, and with the help of Gopro camera pilots fixed on the helmets. The flight began in the desert on the outskirts of the city, then the pilots made several dizzying maneuvers over the artificial islands of palm trees and, finally, flew in the immediate vicinity of Burj Khalifa, the highest skyscraper in the world.
As already wrote "My Planet", in the aircraft IVA Rossi wing is rigidly fixed on his back, and the pilot manages the flight, only by moving hands, legs and head. At the same time, maneuverability is sufficient to perform piloting figures of various complexity.
Java Rossi aircraft does not provide take off from the Earth – on the height necessary for the start he rises by plane, helicopter or balloon. Parachute is used for planting, and in addition to landing and reserve, the wing of Willi Rossi is also equipped with its own parachute, which provides its soft landing in case it is necessary to reset the wing.
The weight of the lastness of the last (for 2012) models, fully refilled by combustible (30 liters of kerosene) – 55 kg, wing span – 2 m. Maximum speed – 300 km / h, flight duration with full refueling – 10 min.
On his wings, Iv Rossi made many flights, including flights of La Mans (2008), flew over a large canyon, as well as over Swiss Alps in the ranks with two fighters of Switzerland Air Force.
Yves Rossi was born in 1959 in the city of Neuchatel, in Switzerland. After the end of the flight school served in aerial intelligence. After the army went to civil aviation.
In 1990, Yves Rossi became interested in skydayving, and in 1993 – Skyrserfing. Noteworth of his surf jump in the form of a reduced model of the Dassault Mirage III fighter. He also experimented with Wingsites. In 2004, he first experienced tough folding wings, on the basis of which later began to build his aircraft, reports Wikipedia.