November 11th, 2015
Pawn Stars owners Corey and "Big Hoss" Harrison and Austin "Chumlee" Russell visit Jetpack America Las Vegas to test fly a water jet pack to see if they want to make an offer to buy the pack for their Las Vegas pawn shop "Gold and Silver Pawn Shop"..
June 24th, 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.
April 20th, 2015
A million-dollar man-made lake is giving thrill-seekers the chance to walk on water — and maybe try no-handed flying — just an hour away from Las Vegas. It’s not a miracle, it’s a jet pack. Walking on water is one of several stunts pilots can learn from the professionals of Jetpack America inside the rapidly expanding Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Country Club...
October 23rd, 2014
Looking for a lift in life? Southern Nevada’s newest attraction is a jet-pack flight that will have your body — and soul — soaring. In the town of Pahrump, guests fitted with jet-propelled backpacks fly through the air using technology that allows them to climb 30 feet in the air...
September 22nd, 2014
Afton Larson describes her jet pack flight at Jetpack America and interviews company president Dean O'Malley about his world record jet pack flight from Newport Beach, CA to Catalina island...
April 26th, 2014
If you’re learning to fly, there’s a good chance it’s with a Jetlev jetpack. Chinese-born Canadian inventor Raymond Li and his team developed the first Jetlev prototype in 2008; four years later, it was on the market. Jetlev Southwest President Dean O’Malley, pictured here in 2012, does a demo in Newport Beach, California, now home to Jetpack America...
July 28th, 2013
Norm Bour describes his flight with Jetpack America: "I recently put on my “cape” and, using advanced genetic techniques, actually became a gene-spliced recombination of Superman and Aquaman as I donned a water-thrusting Jet Pack that pushed out about 500 foot pounds of thrust, enough to carry the pilot (me) soaring 30 feet in the air..."
October 9th, 2012
"After nearly 4.5 hours traversing the 26.2 miles from Newport Harbor to Catalina in a water-powered JetLev jet pack on Sept. 29, Dean O’Malley set a world record holder for the longest jet pack flight -- and the first Catalina Crossing by jet pack..."
October 3rd, 2012
"On September 29 at approximately 11 a.m Pacific Time, Dean O’Malley set a new world record for longest distance flown in a jet pack, traveling 26 miles from Newport Beach, California to Catalina Island..."
October 1st, 2012
"A flying enthusiast has set the record for the longest ever jet pack flight after soaring across an incredible 26 miles in less than five hours. Dean O'Malley, 36, took off from Newport Beach, in California, at 7am to make the 26.2 mile trip to the island of Catalina. And, incredibly, an exhausted O'Malley manage to arrive at the beauty spot to cheering crowds shouting 'superman' before midday..."
October 21st, 2012
"The man who flew from Newport Beach to Catalina on a jet pack over the weekend might have set a world record. Though it was impossible to confirm, Jetlev Southwest President Dean O'Malley's four and a half hour trip was said to have set a new record for length of a jet pack journey..."
October 1st, 2012
Lovebirds Grant Engler and Amanda Volf are on an all time high - after being wed in the world's first JET PACK wedding.To keep with tradition as closely as possible, stunning bride Amanda, 26, a sales assistant, wore white board shorts with a white veil and a surfing rash vest.
September 29th, 2012
"When Newport Beach native Dave Purcell heard that Jetlev Southwest President Dean O'Malley was about to fly Saturday from Newport to Catalina Island on a jetpack, he wasn't about to miss it..."
August 24th, 2012
"Grant Engler and Amanda Volf each wore £63,000 Jetlev R200 water-powered jet systems to greet their guests at the ceremony in Newport Beach. The bride's outfit was appropriately adapted for her flying entrance; she wore white board shorts with a surfing rash vest and a white veil. The groom opted for a black wetsuit with bow tie..."
July 12th, 2012
"Roger Bloom of The Newport Beach Independent documents the fulfillment of his dream of flying: "For decades the stuff of science fiction and youngsters’ active imaginations, the idea of personal jet packs for making those hops to work or the grocery store has worked its way into the fabric of American culture, from “The Jetsons” in the 1960s on down to today. And until very recently, is has been a dream unfulfilled...""