August 27, 2013 — Scarbrough International, Ltd. a Kansas City-headquartered international freight forwarder and U.S. Customs Broker is honored to have been selected to handle the U.S. Import and Customs Clearance for the infamous “Jetman,” Yves Rossy this summer. In partnership with Schneider + CIE SA, a Swiss-based international freight forwarder, the two logistics companies have helped “Jetman” transfer his material for various performances and events throughout the world.
“Getting the goods to these shows on time is critical for Jetman’s performance. Our team at Scarbrough has really gone out of our way to make this happen, as we do with all our clients. We truly are integral to the import process and are pleased to be recognized as a trusted partner,” comments Patrick Colligan, Scarbrough’s Northwest Region Director, located in Chicago, Illinois.
In 2006, the Swiss pilot Yves Rossy became the first and only man in the history of aviation to fly with a jet-propelled wing, and still is to this day. “Jetman” appeared at the EAA AirVenture in OshKosh, WI from July 29-August 4th, 2013 and plans to make an appearance that the Reno Air Races from September 11th-15th, 2013.