Akira Toriyama reused the design of the vehicle Pink uses in the manga and movie Pink for the Jet Squirrel. The English name of the vehicle is an adaptation of the original Japanese name, Momonga meaning "flying squirrel" in Japanese.
Yamcha and Puar uses the Jet Squirrel when they first meet Goku, Oolong, and Bulma. They are also seen riding it in the intro credits of Dragon Ball and in the movies Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies and Dragon Ball: The Path to Power.
An action figure of a Super Saiyan Teen Gohan comes with a Jet Squirrel labeled by its Japanese name "Jet Momonga". The Jet Momonga can be used as a vehicle in the MMORPG Dragon Ball Online. It also appears in Dragon Ball: Origins.