The Emirates A380 and the Jetman Dubai duo recently took to the skies of Dubai for an extraordinary flightconducted over the Palm Jumeirah and Dubai skyline with Burj Khalifa in the background.
While the formation flight looked effortless on film, Emirates says that painstaking planning and meticulous collaboration with an intense focus on safety drove all efforts.
The carefully choreographed aerial showcase involved the world’s largest passenger aircraft flying at 4,000 feet in two holding patterns. The A380 aircraft was then joined by the Jetmen Dubai duo, experienced pilots and operators of the smallest jet propelled wing, who were deployed from a helicopter that hovered above the aircraft at 5,500 feet. The duo conducted formations on both sides of the aircraft and joined to one side thereafter before breaking away.
You’ve gotta see this short (90 sec.) video to believe it:
Even better: Don’t miss this startling behind the scenes video.
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