For their latest stunt, the Jetman Dubai aerial aerobatics showcase their flying skills in a crazy video in which they keep pace with a massive Emirates A380. As you can see, the two-winged jetpack (powered by four Jet-Cat P200 jet engines) flyers swarm around the aircraft at about 1,200-meters as they swoop over Dubai, with the Palm Jumeirah and Burj Khalifa as the backdrop. The daredevils fly at about 300kph over the plane and maneuver alongside its wings, falling into formation on either side before breaking away.Continue reading for two more videos of Yves “Jetman” Rossy, and more information.
Rossy was born in the Swiss canton of Neuchatel in 1959. He served as a fighter pilot in the Swiss Air Force, where he flew Dassault Mirage IIIs, Northrop F-5 Tiger IIs, and Hawker Hunters. He piloted Boeing 747s for Swissair, and later for Swiss International Air Lines.