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Flying man fulfills his dream of crossing the Channel

Cairo – Gololy

A French inventor, Frankie Zapata, managed to cross the English Channel “Manche” on his option to the Dover Strait in about 20 minutes.

Frankie Zapata, after his first failed try in July, which resulted in a fall at sea, set off once more from Sangat, simply outdoors Calais, France, boarding his five-engined board whereas carrying kerosene in a backpack.

Zapata escorted three helicopters and arrived in Britain after touchdown on the deck of a 35-km (35-mile) refueling boat.

"Within the final 5 or 6 kilometers, I actually loved it," Zapata mentioned in an announcement upon his arrival. "I’m not the one who determines if it is a historic occasion, however time.

The French inventor defined that his jet board flew at speeds of 160 to 170 kilometers per hour through the crossing of the Channel.

It’s noteworthy that Zapata obtained a grant of 1.three million euros from the French military in late 2018 to contribute to the financing of the event of the flying board.


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