Vince Reffet




It is with unimaginable sadness that we announce the passing of Jetman Pilot, Vincent (Vince) Reffet, who died on the morning of 17 November during training in Dubai.

Vince was a talented athlete, and a much-loved and respected member of our team. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and all those who knew and worked with him. We are working closely with all relevant authorities and ask that you please keep Vince’s family in your thoughts and prayers.

Vince Reffet is a well-known name in the world of skydiving and comes from a family of skydivers. He has achieved extraordinary, gravity-defying feats including a record-breaking BASE0jump from the world’s tallest building – Dubai’s Burj Khalifa – as well as a jump from 10,000 metres over Mont Blanc in France.

Vince Reffet has been trained and mentored by Yves ‘Jetman’ Rossy since 2009.

A native of France, the 30 year old Vince Reffet joined his country’s national Freefly team in 2002. In 2004, he was crowned as the Freefly World Champion. He won gold medals at the 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009 World Championships.

Over the years, he has developed into an athlete with a focus on BASE-jumping, canopy piloting, indoor skydiving, wingsuit flying and speed riding.

LOFT: The Jetman Story

Upcoming feature-length documentary, "LOFT: The Jetman Story" releases the first official teaser unveiling a Jetman Dubai world-first, an extraordinary step towards completely autonomous personal flight. Featuring Jetman pilots Yves Rossy, Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen are seen flying in formation through the fjords of stunning Norway.

Emirates: #HelloJetman

Armed with unguarded ambition and the vision to push boundaries beyond the unthinkable, Jetman Dubai and Emirates A380 take to the skies of Dubai for an exceptional formation flight. A carefully choreographed aerial showcase, conducted over the Palm Jumeirah and Dubai skyline, involving the world’s largest passenger aircraft and the experienced Jetman Dubai pilots Yves Rossy and Vince Reffet.

Young Feathers

We mark a new milestone in the chapter of human flight. Join Jetman Yves Rossy and his protege, Jetman Vince Reffet as they explore the limits in the city of dreams.

Exit 3847

While some climb the heights of the Alps, Vince Reffet and Noah Bahnson take their wingsuits and venture through it from Exit 3847. Keep your eyes wide open as they open new lines over the Glacier Des Bossons.