Big German Boat Show. Limelight baby. The jetpack makes its debut. The metallic super pod makes its debut. The jetpack is up near the ceiling. The price is a staggering 136,000 USD. The video of the flight becomes a YouTube sensation.
From the Jetlev website in February 2009, sourced from the WayBackMachine
Jetlev Sports Inc. has licensed MS Watersports GmbH of Germany to produce the first Jetlev model. The JETLEV-FLYER is now undergoing final testing and preparations for production. The first model with 155 HP engine will retail for 99,000 Euros. Production volume will be limited. 50% of the production volume is earmarked for customers in Europe, Russian Federation states, and the Middle East. Demo flights will be available soon and orders will be accepted by MS Watersports GmbH now. The other 50% of production volume is earmarked for customers in all other regions of the world. Demo flights will be available and orders will be accepted by Jetlev Sports Inc. in Florida starting in April 2009. Orders are expected to ship commencing June 2009 with an approximately three-month lead time.