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‘Jetman’ Rossy Flies Above the Grand Canyon

cylonlover writes “Yves Rossy, the former Swiss jet fighter pilot better known as Jetman, flew over the Grand Canyon last Saturday (May 7th) using his wearable jet-propelled wing. It was the first time he has flown with the device in North America, having previously used it to cross the English Channel, perform an aerial loop, fly in formation with stunt planes, and to unsuccessfully attempt traversing a stretch of the Atlantic Ocean between Morocco (more…)

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  • UAV Helicopter Flies 12 Hours Charged By Laser

    garymortimer writes “LaserMotive (who last year won $900,000 in the NASA Power Beaming Challenge,one of the levels of the ‘Space Elevator Games’) have teamed up with Germany’s Ascending Technologies to create an indoor flight record for electrically powered multicopters. The flight took place at the Future of Flight Aviation Center in Mukilteo, WA. LaserMotive is a Seattle-based company developing laser power beaming systems to transmit electricity (more…)

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