JETPACK AMERICA Television Appearances

Jepack America President Dean O'Malley interviewed by Inside Edition
Zendaya flies a water jet pack with Jetpack America for Entertainment Tonight

Entertainment Tonight

Zendaya Coleman Jetpacking on Entertainment Tonight

April 24th, 2014

 

On Saturday, April 19th, actress, singer and dancer Zendaya Coleman and Entertainment Tonight host Brooke Anderson visited Jetpack America’s Newport Beach headquarters to give the sport of jetpacking a try as part of Visit California’s Dream It...Do It promotion, where they’re featuring several A-List celebrities experiencing some of the amazing adventures that California serves up on a daily basis...

Water jet pack girl flies in San Diego for Visit California Dream Big campaign

Visit California

Jetpacking Featured in Visit California Dream Big Campaign

November 10th, 2013

 

Jetpack America was honored to be asked to be part of the new Visit California Dream Big ad campaign, which was shot in various iconic locations around the great state of California. For the jetpack segment, we launched our jetpacks at 4am on San Diego Bay for a half-day shoot with the San Diego downtown skyline as the backdrop...

Game Changers TV Show Jetpack Paintball Gun Fight

Game Changers

Jetpack Gun Fight

June 30th, 2012

 

Jetlev Southwest (now Jetpack America) paired up with Red 5 Studios, makers of the new FireFall video game, to film the opening episode of their new online show, Game Changers, which pits three celebrity guests against each other in real-life battles that a typical hero or heroine would encounter in today's video games...

KTLA-TV - Channel 5 - Los Angeles

News Report on Jetpack World Record

October 2nd, 2012

 

Local news station Channel 5 in Los Angeles reports on Jetpack America President Dean O'Malley's record setting 5 hour jetpack flight.

KCBS-TV - Channel 2 - Los Angeles

OC Man Travels 26.2 Miles on Jet Pack, Sets World Record

September 29th, 2012

 

Art Barron, reporting for CBS2 and KCAL9 said the trip used up 45 gallons of gas. O'Malley told Barron he was attempting the world record, "just to prove that it can be done. It's one of those things that people talk about. It should be do-able, but is it do-able?"

CBS News

California Man Attempts Jetpack World Record

August 31st, 2012

 

Jetpack America President Dean O'Malley to attempt Jetpack world record by flying from Newport Beach to Catalina Island.

image of cast of Godd Morning America Covering Jetpack Wedding

ABC News – Good Morning America

Couple Says 'I Do' in Jetpack Wedding

August 24th, 2012

 

ABC News highlights the Jetpack Wedding that took place in Newport Beach between adventure-lovers Amanda and Grant.

Couple getting married while weraing water jetpacks

The Associated Press

Water Jetpacks Carry Couple at Calif. Wedding

August 23rd, 2012

 

"As a former wedding planner, Amanda Volf. wanted to make her nupitals unique. When Zozi, an online adventure travel website, offered a water jetpack wedding she and her husband-to-be, Grant Engler, said, "Why not?"."

Jetpack America President Dean O'Malley

CBS This Morning

Jet packs: Not just for superheroes anymore

August 2nd, 2012

 

"The Jet Lev -- short for Jet Levitation -- gives anyone the chance to fly. CBS News' Ben Tracy reports on the latest extreme water sport that uses 500 pounds of thrust and 1,000 gallons of water per minute to push you up in the air."

screen cap of NBC News LA coverage of Jetpack America

KNBC-TV (CH4) - Los Angeles

Water Propelled Jetpacks

July 13th, 2012

 

"NBC News Los Angeles visited Jetpack America (formerly Jetlev Southwest) in Newport Beach to learn more about the Jetlev jetpack and how accessible it is to the general public."

inside edition logo

Inside Edition

Lisa Guerrero Tests Out Water Jetpack

July 22nd, 2011

 

"The water-propelled jetpack is the new hottest summer sport. John Morris, who owns Jetlev Southwest, accompanied INSIDE EDITION's Lisa Guerrero on her lesson in Newport Beach, California. Training on the jetpack starts with learning how to steer and use the arm controls. After a 20-minute training session, it was time to take flight.  "

Screen cap of jetpack fail "and it starts right now"

Fox 5- San Diego, CA

NEWS-Epic Jetpack Fail

July 14th, 2011

 

This is the most viral Jetpack video ever! This footage has lead to the creation of memes and continues to show up on websites all the time. Although it is a hilarious fail, the old adage holds true in this case, "There's no such thing a s bad  publicity".

Screen cap of ABC story on jetpack flight

ABC America This Morning

Jetpack Ride In California

June 3rd, 2011

 

ABC America This Morning covers the origins of hydroflight in southern California. People had never seem anything like it before, let alone had a chance to try it themselves. This report shows some great early footage of water Jetpack Flight.