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Possibility is limited only by imagination, and the company Jetovation, Inc. specializes in making the impossible a reality.

Jetovation General Manager, Rob Innes, has created a device that bolts to a jet-ski and allows the rider to fly with water. It’s pretty innovative, but Innes is also responsible for the Seabreacher, a boat shaped like a dolphin that can dive underwater.

“This is what we do, we tinker with watercraft, and we’re always trying to extend the abilities,” said Innes, “This really brings flying to the table which we’ve never been able to do before.”

There are similar water-powered devices which allow the rider to fly, but Jetovator is in a category all its own. “People are always surprised how quick and easy you can learn it,” said Innes, “I hate to say it’s almost easier than riding a bike.”

FOX40 decided to test that theory. Innes gave me and my photographer, Chris Nelson, a brief tutorial about how to fly and steer the Jetovator. The key lesson being, “If in doubt, lean forward.”

After a few tries we both got the hang of it; Innes said that’s pretty standard, “Trained over 100 people and they all got it. Some people only want to go 5’ high, others 25’.”

What really makes the Jetovator accessible to everyone is the fact as long you have a jet ski you can fly one and for a reasonable price.

Innes explained the hose to the Jetovator hooks to any conventional jet-ski. “It’s only about $9,000 for the unit. Pretty inexpensive toy,” said Innes.

The price and the quick learning curve means endless opportunities for the Jetovator. “Really big with the rental market,” said Innes, “Take advantage of jet ski fleets already out there. Run the jet ski just like normally, just a quick bolt on, five minutes to attach.”

Innes hopes that will happen. As for the future and where the company goes from here; anything is possible.

“We get bored pretty quickly,” said Innes, “So we’re always looking for a new toy to play with.”

For more information about the Jetovator go to the website at: jetovator.com

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