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Timepiece Thursday: Breitling Watchmaker Sponsors “Jetman”

In our special edition of Timepiece Thursday, this week will be about how Breitling has sponsored a new project that tests the tenacity and commitment of one man to beat the odds. His name is Yves Rossy, more popularly known as “Jetman”. The reason for this nickname is a story all its own, and that is where we are going this week. In early May, 2012, he took to the skies over Rio De Janeiro by falling out of a helicopter with a set of wings and four, that’s right, four turbine engines. These miniature jet engines packed a punch Read More →