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Senior Instructor, Tandem Pilot, Paramotor Instructor

Russ having learnt to fly In Sussex over 10 years ago, having flown around Devon, Dorset, Bristol and the South Downs, Russ has taken a break from a successful career in the fire service to give something back into the sport. Russ is a top instructor and a top-notch pilot, in the last couple of years, he´s effortlessly picked up teaching pataragliding and paramotoring. He´s turning into a  keen XC pilot and has travelled out with us to both South Africa and Colombia.  He works with us part-time here in Spain is happily married with 2 dogs and a recently acquired kitten.


  • British
  • Flies - Gin Carrera
  • Advance pod harness
  • Extra super powers - Table tennis, Spaniel specialist
  • Years flying - 12