French inventor overcomes English Channel with jet board

The French inventor and businessman Frankie Zapata, known to many as a “flying soldier,” flew over

via the English Channel with the help of his invention of Flyboard Air. The journey was given to him on the second attempt.

How was it

Last time too successful flight prevented toohigh waves. Halfway from France, Zapata was unable to land on a water platform for refueling and fell into the strait. He recently made another attempt to cross the English Channel, this time successful. The inventor crossed the path from the town of Sangatt to the coast of British Dover (36 kilometers) in 22 minutes. During the flight, he was able to reach a record speed for Flyboard Air - 202 km / h. Now Frankie Zapata and his team are waiting for the permission of the French authorities to test a flying car.