On Friday September 26. 2008., Yves Rosst successfully completed an amazing challenge and became the first man to fly across the English channel from Clais, France to Dover, UK, using a homemade jet powered wing. FusionMan covered a distance of 35 kilometres in 13 minutes.
He was transported in a plane nearly 2500 metres at which point he started his four engines. More information about this fabulous achievement you can find on official website.