Jetpack Daredevils Join a Fighter Jet Formation for the First Time Ever

By Andrew Liszewski on at

One of the coolest things about Iron Man is his ability to fly, but since we don’t have access to Tony Stark’s technologies just yet, these jetpack-wearing daredevils, flying alongside an Air Force aerobatics display for the first time, are the next best thing.

The Patrouille De France, the French Air Force’s precision flying team, were joined by Yves Rossy, Vincent Reffet, and Fred Fugen who took to the skies in jetpacks instead of fighter jets, but were still able to keep up with the squadron the entire time—or at least until their tiny fuel tanks were drained. [YouTube]