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French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crosses English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard en.wikinews.org/wiki/French_in

This Sunday, French inventor Franky Zapata crossed the English Channel on a jet-powered freeflight flying device propelled by turbines and attached to his feet, called Flyboard Air. The 35-km journey took 22 minutes with one refueling about halfway to Dover, England. This success came on the second attempt by the inventor to cross the Channel.

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