Jet-Powered Wingsuit Flight

Andrew ReveszBy Andrew Revesz

It’s always been Jarno Cordia‘s dream to take his wingsuit flying a step further with jet engines. That dream finally became reality when he jumped from a hot air balloon with 176 lbs (80 kg) of thrust strapped to his legs with two Iron Man-style jet boots. He jumped from 5,000 feet and flew his wingsuit for 2:45 minutes without any loss of altitude — even gaining some altitude for nearly 60 seconds before deploying his parachute. Yup, pretty rad, huh?!

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