I'd like a jet pack and a cool GoFast jumpsuit. Please. I promise, I've been a really good boy this year.
Yeah. I'll bet. The rest of the story is here, including more photos.
But it wasn't a good one.
"There is no parachute, there is no safety net," said the pilot, 45-year-old former stuntman Eric Scott, minutes before takeoff. "There is just 800 horsepower that should be able to get me there."
That was plan A. Plan B, if 800 horsepower didn't prove enough, involved falling short of the canyon rim, plunging into the shadowy abyss and trying to smash into one of the higher ledges to keep from hurtling the full 1,100 feet to the raging river below."I'm hoping I don't have to use those plans," Scott said.
And for anyone interested, here's an earlier flight: