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Char Aznable avatar 10:20 AM on 09.26.2008  (server time)
Raging Raven from MGS4 is Real

You know the Raging Raven boss from Metal Gear Solid 4? Yeah, that's real now.

Yves Rossy, a 49-year-old former military pilot, became the first person to cross the English Channel using a single jet-propelled wing. With a large wing mounted to his back and four kerosene-burning turbines, Rossy used his head and back (no rudder or tail fin) to steer the contraption during the 22-mile flight from Calais to Dover before parachuting to safety. Here is the man in action:

The flight was filmed for the National Geographic Channel and was also covered by the BBC. Video of the flight can be seen on the BBC's website.

Stock up on your rations and cigarettes, people. This could turn ugly.

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