The Pursuit of Personal Flight

The photo you're looking at is of Swiss pilot Yvess Rossy, aka "Jetman," piloting a jet-powered, six-foot-wide, carbon-fiber wing of his own invention. Rossy's personal jet craft is considered by many to represent the pinnacle of humanity's endeavors to achieve personal flight — the ultimate realization of a dream that… » 9/22/11 4:23pm 9/22/11 4:23pm