Former Swiss pilot Yves Rossy, known as Jetman, is the first person to fly a jet-fitted wing. Kamran Jebreili/AP hide caption

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Ever Dream You Could Fly? 'Jetman' Has. Let Him Tell You About It

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Standing on the center console of the Martin Jetpack, a pilot straps in and uses the joysticks to control flight. Lee Howell/Martin Aircraft Co. hide caption

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Out Of The Comics, Into Reality: Jet Pack Moves Closer To Market

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