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Swiss 'Jetman' Takes Joyride Around Mount Fuji

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November 6, 2013
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Swiss aviator Yves "Jetman" Rossy, whose jet-engine powered wings have taken him over some of the world's most awe-inspiring places, has added another -- Japan's Mount Fuji.


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AP (July 30, 2013) — A Swiss adventurer is making his first public flights in the United States this summer with his custom-built jet suit. Yves Rossy, also known as 'Jetman,' is making appearances at the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture in Oshkosh.
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Meant to Fly? The World's First-Solar Powered Airplane

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FORA.tv (Feb. 13, 2013) — Solar Impulse is a Swiss solar-powered airplane that will endeavor to fly around the world without fuel. After achieving the world's first solar night to day flight in 2010 and the first intercontinental flight connecting Switzerland to Morocco in 2012, a coast-to-coast flight across the United States is planned for the summer of 2013. In honor of the two visiting pioneers piloting this innovative airplane, Bertrand Piccard and Andrι Borschberg, swissnex San Francisco and the Consulate General of Switzerland are pleased to invite you to a reception and briefing on Solar Impulse. Join them to learn how the Solar Impulse project is making leaps in new materials, energy and weight optimization, even production processes, and how it is setting new milestones in aviation history. All of that while serving as an ambassador of renewable energy
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Clockwork Precision on the Tokyo Subway

Clockwork Precision on the Tokyo Subway

AFP (Sep. 18, 2013) — Tokyo's vast underground rail system might not be the prettiest in the world, but it is the busiest and almost certainly the most efficient. Everyday eight million people are transported around this vast subterranean jungle on a system that runs like a finely crafted Swiss watch.
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Flying 'Gimball' Brings New Impact to Drone Rescue Technology

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Reuters (Nov. 4, 2013) — Swiss-based researchers have devised a spherical flying robot that can withstand multiple collisions and continue to transmit live video footage in hard-to-reach environments. The lightweight Gimball doesn't require unwieldy sensors and its inventors believe it could be used to help with search and rescue missions. Jim Drury has more.
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