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'Jetman' Rossy takes to the air in the United States

30 July 2013 Last updated at 09:55 BST

A Swiss adventurer, known as 'Jetman', has made his first public flight in the United States.

Yves Rossy wore a custom-built jet suit which has four engines and is controlled with a throttle.

He described his flying as "total freedom" and will be taking part in a week of air shows in Wisconsin.

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