Yves Rossy

1959 - Today

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Yves Rossy (born 27 August 1959) is a Swiss military-trained pilot and an aviation enthusiast. He is known as the inventor of a series of experimental individual jet packs, the latest using carbon-fiber wings for flight. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yves Rossy has received more than 273,022 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Yves Rossy is the 46th most popular pilot (down from 42nd in 2019), the 474th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 360th in 2019) and the most popular Swiss Pilot.

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  • 270k

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  • 56.72

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among pilots, Yves Rossy ranks 46 out of 48Before him are Gotthard Handrick, Maguba Syrtlanova, Jacqueline Cochran, Gregorio Fuentes, Hélène Boucher, and Maryse Bastié. After him are Cornelia Fort and Charles Kingsford Smith.

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Among people born in 1959, Yves Rossy ranks 280Before him are Jayne Atkinson, Sito Pons, Brendan Perry, John Patitucci, José Carlos Somoza, and Noureddine Bedoui. After him are Tracey Ullman, Luis Pérez-Sala, Tom Arnold, Zeca Pagodinho, Mahammed Dionne, and Panagiotis Giannakis.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Yves Rossy ranks 474 out of 749Before him are Arnold Henry Guyot (1807), Karl Röderer (1868), Mario Frick (1974), Peter Hirt (1910), Marc Rosset (1970), and Simon Ammann (1981). After him are Alain Geiger (1960), Kate Burton (1957), Denise Biellmann (1962), Karin Keller-Sutter (1963), Viola Amherd (1962), and Georges de Rham (1903).

Among PILOTS In Switzerland

Among pilots born in Switzerland, Yves Rossy ranks 1