This man can fly - level 3, A12
This man can fly. He built special wings and he flew over Rio de Janeiro. He was dropped from a helicopter and flew around the city and the famous statue of Jesus Christ.
He continued with his flight over Copacabana. Then he opened his parachute and landed on Copacabana beach.
His name is Yves Rossy. He is a former army pilot and he is from Switzerland. He made his wings at home and his first flight was in 2006. The wings were 2.4 metres wide. Since then, he has been trying to make wings simpler and shorter. He has been successful. His wings are now only 2 metres wide and he can do some acrobatics.
Written by David for News in Levels
Interesting words: drop, former.
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