Man flies across English Channel- on JETPACK!

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  1. Paladin

    Paladin Have Zord, Will Travel

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    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Ten minutes from France to England. So why did my Microman Batman/Batgirl set take a goddamned WEEK? Stupid French.:mad 
     
  3. Silent_Magnus

    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    I think I've watched videos of this guys before.
    If it wasn't him then it was someone with a very simmilar jet-pack.
     
  4. Rodentus prime

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    A guy skydived across in a wing suit before - I think this is the first powered one though.
     
  5. Seth Buzzard

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    When some one makes a jetpack that takes off from the ground and isn’t a wing with a rocket glued on it that lets you fall at a shallow angle I’ll be excited.
     
  6. IACON

    IACON "That's Vector Sigma?" TFW2005 Supporter

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    True, but it is still cool looking though...
     
  7. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    Been watching him on tv, he's awesome
     
  8. cambaprecoz

    cambaprecoz Well-Known Member

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    Jetman is awesome.
    I think he was made a NatGeo hero or something.
     
  9. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    That guy is my hero.
     
  10. Prowl_Delta_31

    Prowl_Delta_31 Eating your donuts

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    That is cool although I would love to see one take off from the ground and do it.
     
  11. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    He can climb in altitude with that thing. It's freaking sweet but I was under the impression that he would be taking off from the ground on this one. I'm pretty sure he's flown that far before, just not over water. Doing it over water after you've done it several times over land isn't too impressive.

    Still the jetpack freaking rocks.
     
  13. Summit Wind

    Summit Wind Once in a blue moon . . .

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    I want to do that before I die.
     
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    The Rocketeer reborn!
     
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    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

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    It's the Rocketeer!

    EDIT: curses! protoman has beaten me to it!
     
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  16. Cheetatron

    Cheetatron Eh

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    In fact I think it's cooler looking with the wings then without
     
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    He's working for Cobra!! That's a cobra Claw!
     
  18. Banshee

    Banshee MvC2 online! woot!

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    LOL so true!
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    Next generation of airborne infantry maybe?
     
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    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong. TFW2005 Supporter

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    When I saw it I just thought of Ace McClouds Orbital Interceptor.

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