New jetpack capabilities shown off by daredevil

Swiss adventurer Yves Rossy always has the penchant for adventure, and most recently decided to take his latest version of his jetpack by performing a couple of loop-the-loops. Jumping out from a hot air balloon at 2,400 meters in order to impress spectators, this jetpack which is powered by a quartet of jet engines managed to kick in after stabilizing his wing while looking for the optimal angle to carry out the double loop-the-loop right in front of a balloon, followed by parachuting to the ground in Denezy, near Lake Geneva. This new version of the jetpack boasts a new wing which is smaller at just two meters across, lacking unfoldable parts as well to provide a better aerodynamic profile and more stability. Capable of hitting 200 miles per hour, it sports a flight time of ten minutes. Would be nice to see the ActionCam go with his jump!

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