Would You Jet Pack Across the Grand Canyon?

It’s 2013, and information technology has improved significantly each year. With Skype, 3D printers and other technological breakthroughs, we are quickly making what seemed impossible yesterday a reality today. And yet, we don’t have jet packs…what’s the deal?

rossy flying

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Well, one guy’s not taking this lack of technological vigor sitting down. Yves Rossy jet packed across the Grand Canyon and lived to tell of his epic flight. Rossy was airborne for over eight minutes and flew 2,000 feet above the rim of the Canyon. That’s 666 meters, or six and a half football fields above the rim of the Canyon.

Here’s video of Rossy’s trek across the Grand Canyon:

Looking for a great Las Vegas helicopter tour? Visit GC Flight for more information on a tour that guarantees stunning views and a great time. No, they will not supply you with a jet pack, so you’ll have to settle on a nice tour around one of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders.

And leave a comment: what do you like to do when you visit Vegas, and how do you like to visit the Grand Canyon?