A French double well known for airborne accomplishments utilizing jetpacks and carbon-fiber wing packs has been slaughtered in a preparation mishap in Dubai.
Vincent Reffet was essential for the organization Jetman Dubai.
The 36-year-old became famous online for trips over the Gulf city’s waterfront and the Alps.
An assertion said Reffet passed on “during preparing in Dubai” however didn’t give any further subtleties. An examination concerning the passing is currently under way.
“Vince was a skilled competitor, and a much-cherished and regarded colleague,” articulation said. “Our musings and supplications are with his family and each one of the individuals who knew and worked with him.”
Reffet was the offspring of skydivers and had played out various tricks all through his vocation, including BASE-hopping off the world’s tallest structure, the Burj Khalifa.
He turned out to be notable for his trips with Jetman Dubai, made by the Swiss pilot Yves Rossy – himself known as “Jetman”. Rossy’s gear permits the gathering’s pilots to fly at paces of up to 250mph (402km/h).
“All that we do is something new,” Reffet disclosed to AFP news office in a meeting a month ago. “We have endless dreams and life is so short.”
Reffet’s adventures regularly became famous online via web-based media, including one event when he bounced from a mountain into a moving plane with partner and individual Frenchman Fred Fugen.