Tecca has reported that Yves “Jetman” Rossy, a Swiss engineer and former jet pilot, has spent just under 12 minutes soaring over Rio De Janeiro and its Christ the Redeemer statue before parachuting to land on Copacabana beach. The Jetman has already flown across the Geneva river, the Alps, the English Channel, partially across the Strait of Gibraltar (where he was forced to ditch due to poor weather) and the Grand Canyon.
This first video is a short news segment about the Jetman’s flight recent Rio flight:
Finally, this second video looks to be the official video put together with actual footage taken before and during the flight:
To learn about the Jetman’s latest exploits, checkout his website here.