French inventor Franky Zapata flies on a Flyboard during a demonstration as he prepares to cross the English channel from Sangatte in France to Dover, at the Saint-Inglevert aerodrome near Calais, France, July 24, 2019. The anniversary of an historic landmark in aviation will take place on July 25th, marking 110 years since Frenchman Louis Bleriot made the first powered crossing of the English Channel, flying his Bleriot XI monoplane from Calais to near Dover. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

French inventor Franky Zapata is seen on a Flyboard next to his wife after landing during a demonstration as he prepares to cross the English channel from Sangatte in France to Dover, at the Saint-Inglevert aerodrome near Calais, France, July 24, 2019. The 36 minute flight was widely acclaimed as a significant achievement, with the company Bleriot set up becoming a major manufacturer of aircraft. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

French inventor Franky Zapata flies on a Flyboard during a demonstration as he prepares to cross the English channel from Sangatte in France to Dover, at the Saint-Inglevert aerodrome near Calais, France, July 24, 2019. He will fly at between 15 and 20 metres above the sea as is standard with his invention. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

French inventor Franky Zapata flies on a Flyboard during a demonstration as he prepares to cross the English channel from Sangatte in France to Dover, at the Saint-Inglevert aerodrome near Calais, France, July 24, 2019. The flight is expected to take around 20 minutes, during which time Zapata is only allowed to refuel once on a boat. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

French inventor Franky Zapata flies on a Flyboard during a demonstration as he prepares to cross the English channel from Sangatte in France to Dover, at the Saint-Inglevert aerodrome near Calais, France, July 24, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

French inventor Franky Zapata poses with a a Flyboard during a news conference as he prepares to cross the English channel from Sangatte in France to Dover, at the Saint-Inglevert aerodrome near Calais, France, July 24, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol