'JetMan' pulls off Grand Canyon flight — quietly
Sponsor says stunt was carried out day after he called it off
HUALAPAI INDIAN RESERVATION, Ariz. — Swiss adventurer Yves Rossy last Saturday completed a flight over the Grand Canyon in his custom-built jet suit, his sponsor announced Tuesday.
Rossy was airborne for more than eight minutes, soaring 200 feet above the canyon rim on the Hualapai Reservation after launching from a helicopter, Swiss watchmaker Breitling said in a press release.
A spokesperson for Grand Canyon Resort, a Hualapai company that facilitated the flight, confirmed that it happened….
Shine on you crazy Swiss diamond.