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FlyDive To Be Featured Sport at Red Bull Air Race, San Diego

 Thursday, April 06, 2017

 

(REBLOG FROM FLYDIVE.COM) We are excited to announce that FlyDIve is an official, high profile, featured sport at the 2017 Red Bull Air Race in San Diego, California! FlyDive will be showcased in front of hundreds of thousands of spectators during the two-day event. The Red Bull Air Race will be recorded and broadcast to millions of people around the globe, creating a tremendous opportunity to show the world how exciting this fast growing sport of hydroflight is becomin ...(READ MORE)
(REBLOG FROM FLYDIVE.COM) We are excited to announce that FlyDIve is an official, high profile, featured sport at the 2017 Red Bull Air Race in San Diego, California! FlyDive ...(READ MORE)

In the News...

Jetpack America Featured Live on CW6 in San Diego

 Tuesday, March 21, 2017

 

(http://www.sandiego6.com/flydive-spring-jetpack-america-mission-bay/) http://www.sandiego6.com/flydive-spring-jetpack-america-mission-bay/ We were very excited to welcome the CW6, San Diego news team to our Jetpack America rental location at Mission Bay Sportcenter. They were doing segments on some of the awesome things that San Diego has to offer to people visiting during spring break. At the top of that list, is a fun-filled day flying our FlyDive  ...(READ MORE)
(http://www.sandiego6.com/flydive-spring-jetpack-america-mission-bay/) http://www.sandiego6.com/flydive-spring-jetpack-america-mission-bay/ We were very ex ...(READ MORE)

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FlyDive, Inc. Acquires Hydroflight Rental Operators SoCal Hydrosports and AquaFlyboarding

 Thursday, April 06, 2017

 

(REBLOG FROM FLYDIVE.COM) SAN DIEGO, CA, March 22, 2017 – FlyDive, a leading hydroflight lifestyle company, which manufactures the X-Board hydroflight device, operates rental flight centers and produces world-class hydroflight shows and events, today announced the acquisition of SoCal Hydrosports and AquaFlyboarding, sister companies offering hydroflight experience rentals and product sales in Southern California and Arizona, for an undisclosed sum. Founded i ...(READ MORE)
(REBLOG FROM FLYDIVE.COM) SAN DIEGO, CA, March 22, 2017 – FlyDive, a leading hydroflight lifestyle company, which manufactures the X-Board hydroflight device, operates rental ...(READ MORE)

Hydro Pics

"How Hydroflight Works"-Diagram

 Friday, March 24, 2017

 

Although water jetpacks and flyboards have been around for the better part of 6 years now, the inner workings of hydroflight still baffles a lot of people. We have created this "How Hydroflight Works" diagram to help explain some of the general ideas. The system is the same for all manufacturers and devices. ZR Flyboard, FlyDive X-Board, water jetpacks, Jetovator Jetbikes, etc, etc., all operate on the same basic principles. A quick list of the concepts: 1.  ...(READ MORE)
Although water jetpacks and flyboards have been around for the better part of 6 years now, the inner workings of hydroflight still baffles a lot of people. We have created this "How  ...(READ MORE)

Featured Product

New Jetovator Jetbike Products!

 Monday, October 10, 2016

 

While hydroflight manufacturers like X-Jets, Zapata and FlyDive battle for jetpack/jetboard supremacy, Jetovator has been building a strong following with its unique devices, notably the Jetovator jetbike. The Jetovator jetbike (commonly just referred to as "the Jetovator") has been around for a few years and has proven itself as a legitimate contender for the "best hydroflight" device. While the water jetpack first captured imaginations and brought about the birth of hydro ...(READ MORE)
While hydroflight manufacturers like X-Jets, Zapata and FlyDive battle for jetpack/jetboard supremacy, Jetovator has been building a strong following with its unique devices, not ...(READ MORE)

Rider Highlight

FlyDive Athlete, Lead Engineer Ryan Lorence

 Thursday, March 23, 2017


 

When it comes to finding hydroflight’s quintessential personality, look no further than Ryan Lorence. Ryan has built a name for himself throughout hydroflight industry as an innovator and excellent teacher. He is FlyDive’s long-time lead engineer and training coordinator. The phrase “those who cannot do, teach”, however, does not apply to Ryan; he also happens to be one of the world’s best hydroflight athletes! Ryan Lorence "Rider Profile" for Hydro-Fest  ...(READ MORE)
When it comes to finding hydroflight’s quintessential personality, look no further than Ryan Lorence. Ryan has built a name for himself throughout hydroflight industry as an innovat ...(READ MORE)

Hydro Video

New Crazy "Iron Man" Jetpack Proves Hydroflight is Still the Best Form of Personal Flight

 Thursday, April 20, 2017


 

Awesome suit? Check! Sweet helmet (AND VISOR!)? Check! Flames galore? Check! Radical body armor? Check! Easy to use and fun?...Not so much :/ This new video produced by our friends at Red Bull demonstrates yet another attempt to get airborne and fly through the skies. This new contraption is just the latest iteration of the now very old idea of strapping a fuel burning pack to yourself and attempting to fly it in a controlled manner. Brave souls have been trying to perfect th ...(READ MORE)
Awesome suit? Check! Sweet helmet (AND VISOR!)? Check! Flames galore? Check! Radical body armor? Check! Easy to use and fun?...Not so much :/ This new video produced by our friends ...(READ MORE)

Recent Hydroflight Articles



Jetlev Southwest - NOW HIRING!

Jerry Smith - Saturday, March 24, 2012
Jetlev Southwest is looking to fill several roles before the start of the summer season. One full-time office assistant and at least two part-time instructors and instructor assistants. Most likely, we will hire instructor assistants and promote from within to fill the instructor positions. If you'd like to submit your resume for consideration for any or all of the positions, please email info@jetlevsouthwest.com.   OFFICE ASSISTANT Position Summary Provides a high level of service to all customers, via phone interactions and email correspondence, while maintaining thorough records of all sales and expenses and assisting with day-to-day office operations. Duties & Responsibilities: -          Answering phone calls and emails -          Updating Sales and Expense reports -          Reviewing flight calendar to determine which customers are pre-paid and which still owe money -          Assigning GoPro memory cards to paying customers -          Greeting customers before their flight time -          Collecting flight payments, as necessary -          Upselling to video packages -          Overseeing sign-in and waiver signing -          Showing training video -          Directing customers to training area (providing map, if necessary) -          Texting instructors with names of customers prior to arrival at the training location -          Signing Pilot Certificates to give to first-time flyers -          Burning DVDs from GoPro memory cards (providing DVD instruction sheet, if necessary) -          Selling follow-up flight packages and merchandise -          Encouraging customers to share photos and videos on Facebook page Qualifications & Requirements: -          Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint) required -          Ability to multi-task required -          Strong customer service skills required -          Sales experience preferred -          Reliable transportation and verifiable auto insurance required -          Minimum 2 years experience working in a start-up office environment preferred Hours & Compensation Tuesday - Saturday (days) 8am – 6pm Overtime paid after 8 hours (Temporary to Hire) $12.00/hr (plus free flight time)     CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR Position Summary Provide safe, attentive instruction to all customers as they learn to fly the Jetlev, while monitoring other important aspects of the training process, such as fuel levels, GoPro camera settings, life vest fitting, equipment status, etc. Assist with set-up and clean-up before and after training sessions and demonstrate the flying ability of the Jetlev, as necessary. Position offers possible travel to other Jetlev flight centers to assist with operation training and set-up. Duties & Responsibilities: -          Preparing pontoon, jet ski and Jetlev for training day -          Flying Jetlev to and from training area, as necessary -          Equipment and safety overview -          Operating remote throttle for all first-time flyers -          Communicating with flyers via helmet walkie-talkies -          Monitoring battery levels of radios, transmitter, helmets, etc. -          Demonstrating the capabilities of the Jetlev for customers, television crews, etc. -          Performing water rescues, as necessary -          Cleaning Jetlev, flushing unit, washing hose and pack -          Performing routine maintenance (filling fuel, changing oil, replacing spark plugs, etc.) -          Bringing Jetlev gear up to the office after washing Qualifications & Requirements: -          Red Cross CPR certification required -          Boat Captains License strongly preferred -          Boat, Personal Watercraft experience required -          Ability to multi-task required -          Strong customer service skills required -          Ability to handle stressful situations required -          Patient, detail-oriented personality required -          Reliable transportation and verifiable auto insurance required -          Clean driving record required -          Prior training/instruction experience preferred Hours & Compensation Tuesday, Thursdays, Saturdays (with additional days to be added as business increases) 8am – 6pm Overtime paid after 8 hours (Temporary to Hire) $15.00/hr (plus tips, free flight time, free CFI Level 2 certification – a $5k value)     FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR ASSISTANT Position Summary Provide great customer service to all customers to ensure their safety and maximize their enjoyment during the Jetlev Flight Experience. Greet customers as they arrive, assist with answering questions, fit customers in wetsuits and life vests, drive the jet ski to act as an in-water instructor, and oversee overall training environment on the beach. Position offers the ability to grow into a Certified Flight Instructor role. Duties & Responsibilities: -          Preparing pontoon, ski and Jetlev for training day -          Driving pontoon to and from training area (captain's license preferred) -          Assisting with getting customers strapped into pack -          Driving jet ski during customer training -          Assisting with starting, stopping GoPro cameras -          Monitoring Jetlev fuel level -          Refueling Jetlev, as necessary -          Unloading pontoon and assisting with clean-up -          Assisting with flushing of Jetlev, washing hose and pack -          Greeting customers as they arrive at the beach -          Getting customers fitted in wetsuits and life vests -          Ensuring next customer is ready to go when first customer completes flight -          Switching GoPro memory cards for each customer -          Ensuring helmets are powered up/down to save batteries -          Answering customer questions -          Keeping pontoon boat tidy -          Hanging up wetsuits to dry -          Going back to office, if necessary (charging batteries, getting spare parts, etc.) -          Providing customers with GoPro memory cards in Ziploc bag and instructions to return to office to have files burned to DVD -          Encouraging customers to purchase follow-up flights and merchandise -          Washing down all wetsuits, life vests and helmets Qualifications & Requirements: -          Red Cross CPR certification preferred -          Boat Captains License strongly preferred -          Boat, Personal Watercraft experience required -          Ability to multi-task required -          Strong customer service skills required -          Ability to handle stressful situations required -          Patient, detail-oriented personality preferred -          Reliable transportation and verifiable auto insurance required Hours & Compensation Tuesday, Thursdays, Saturdays (with additional days to be added as business increases) 8am – 6pm Overtime paid after 8 hours (Temporary to Hire) $10.00/hr (plus tips and free flight time)


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