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Flying man on the Channel

London, GB - The flight will be realized with a carbon-fibre wing

Tomorrow a 35 year Austrian is attempting to follow Icarus by flying over the Channel with a small carbon-fibre wing. His name is Felix Baumgartner: launching himself at a height of 9000 mts over Dover, he will try to cross the 35 km lenght between the British isles and the continent. The flight success will be influenced by meteorological conditions. The launch is expected to be at 4:00 am, when...

AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency - 48513

AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency