Word is Out About Pahrump
November 2nd, 2015
Chris Wilson, manager of Jetpack America Sales and Flight Center, started working in Pahrump a year ago before being transferred to California this past summer. He said he missed the town when he left.“Pahrump is a small town, in a good way,” he said. “It’s not a small town that is suspicious of newcomers. It is welcoming, When I came back, the man I always get my coffee from said, ‘Where have you been?’.
June 9th, 2015
An entire family visits Jetpack America in San Diego and experiences the thrill of a lifetime. Mom and dad enjoy an exciting solo flight in a water jet pack. The kids strap into the jet pack with experienced Jetpack America Pilots to go for fun tandem flight.
Why I quit JPMorgan to Start a Jetpack Business
November 22nd, 2014
"Just two weeks after leaving his Vice President of Technology post (at JP Morgan), O'Malley ran into a friend who opened up a very different career path. Her family was launching a business based on jetpacking, an emerging extreme water sport that lets riders fly above the water James Bond-style..."
September 30th, 2012
"Dean O’Malley put his jetpack and his dreams to the test, and yesterday made the 26-mile crossing from Newport Beach to Avalon using only his personal flying apparatus. O’Malley made the trip to commemorate Glenn Martin’s trip from Newport to Catalina 100 years ago, the first water-to-water airplane flight."
ABC7.com – Los Angeles
September 29, 2012
"Extreme-sports athlete Dean O'Malley set a world record Saturday after successfully "jet-packing" from Newport Beach to Catalina Island. O'Malley left Newport harbor at 7 a.m. Saturday. He ended the 26.2- mile journey four hours later in Avalon, setting a record for longest flight on a jet pack. The jet pack uses water to propel the device and the pilot in the air."
SoCal Public Radio (KPCC.com)
September 5th, 2012
"With a handful of reporters and a few very curious beachgoers looking on, O'Malley gave a demonstration on Tuesday: He cranked up the jet pack and soared above Newport Harbor, landing off Bayside Beach and wading onshore to talk about his expedition. "
September 20th, 2012
The folks at ZOZI.com were so stoked when Grant was photographed wearing his ZOZI t-shirt while proposing to his then girlfriend, that they wanted to do something special for the newly engaged couple. That's when the idea for the world's first Jet Pack wedding came about. Jetpack America was more than happy to make that special day even more special by providing the Jet packs.
June 12th, 2012
Roger Bloom from the Newport Beach Independent visits Jetpack America to try his hand at jet pack flying. After a slight learning curve, Roger experiences the thrill of a lifetime as he takes flight over Newport Beach Harbor. That experience will be brought to thousands as locals and tourists rush to experience jet pack flight for themselves.
June 30th, 2012
The Game Changers crew comes to Jetpack America (formerly Jetlev) in Long Beach for an extreme jet pack challenge. The 3 hosts race around an obstacle course flying water jet packs, while trying blast targets with a paint ball gun and going for bonus points by rocketing 30 feet in the air!