Team Pilots

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GLOEI (Gert Louis Cilliers)
South Africa
Flying since 2005
Accomplished Paramotor and Paragliding acro pilot, Wingsuit BASE jumper, skydive wingsuit instructor, Skydiver and Red Bull Airsports director for Africa.
Joined the Apco Team in 2020.
Wing: Apco F1 18

Mauricio Guachalla Patiño
Flying since 2014
Acrobatic pilot of Bolivian / Spanish nationality
Paragliding instructor and tandem pilot in the north of Spain (Basque Country)

Natalia Moreno
Brazil

Paramotor pilot since 2017 and skydiver since 2014. Hundreds of hours flown on an array of APCO wings (Lift, Force 2, NRG XC 2, and currently F1 18)
I love to fly cross country and fly along beautiful brasilian beaches.
I hope more girls will join me in this wonderful sport.
Wing: Apco F1 18

Nestor Venosa
Canary Islands (Spain)
Pilot since 1995, high level in all the modalities, Test pilot, Instructor since 2003 and Tandem pilot from 2008
Official Pilot – Apco World Tour since 2020

Manuel Tejeiro López
Spain
The young paragliding pilot, Manuel Tejeiro López, pioneer in amazing paramotor acrobatics, is world renowned as one of the best pilots in this sport, notably by his ability and risky air maneuvers. Born in Málaga, Spain. He worked throughout his life as car mechanic in a family business, he worked many hours in the garage, sometimes until late into the night, he was just doing all the necessary to reach his dreams as professional pilot and direct one of the largest paramotor companies of the world.

Pablo Andreu OCAÑA
Spain
Renowned Spanish pilot and a high-level, acro competitor since 2012. He also works as a paragliding instructor and tandem pilot since 2014.
Pablo loves perfecting all kinds of tricks in the air, and is a very charismatic guy. Besides flying, he enjoys entertaining others by playing guitar and drums.

Gabriel Gallego
Andorra
Passionate about air sports since he was little, born and raised in Argentina. Gabriel obtained his airplane pilot license at the age of 18. A few years later, in 2007, he took a first step towards paragliding in the unique landscapes of Patagonia and then the rest of the country. He currently lives in the country of the Pyrenees, Andorra and as a first day passionate and practicing this sport.

Remo Gucciardi
Italy
Flying
since 1990
Cross country and Tandem pilot
From the beginning of his career he showed abilities for cross country flight and a big passion for the sport.
Remo lives in Trento and when he is not flying, works in Rome

Luigi Falco
Italy

Luigi is an Italian paraglide and paramotor pilot that has decided to dedicate his life to his passion, fly to live and live to fly!
His words: “In the exact moment in which I detach my feet from the ground, everything disappears, there is only me body and soul, complete and at peace… in a world happy.”

Marlon Jonat
Germany

Marlon is a passionate paragliding pilot. He loves the adventure and the freedom to glide through the air with the wind and the thermals, regardless of whether it is cross-country, acro or powered paragliding. His videos inspire the audience and with his sympathetic nature, he gives them the feeling as if they were part of the adventure.
Wing: Apco F1

Florian (Flo) Rauls
Germany

Passionate paramotor pilot since 2013, tandem pilot since 2019.
Loves to fly XC all over europe, mainly in Germany, France and Italy.
Enjoys carving through the air after long XC flights while pulling some hefty
G’s just before sundown.
Wing: Apco F1

Felix Huber
Germany

Felix always been an enthusiastic aviation fan.
Since 2019 with paraglider in the air and shortly after also with helicopter on the back 🙂.
He flies mainly thermal cross country and XC. Currently also training basic Acro and always hunting for the extreme.
“Can’t wait to meet you in the Air!”
Wing: Apco F1

Izan Fernandez
Spain

The youngest pilot of the Team
Pilot since I was 13 years old.
With desire to fly high and far with my family and my friends.
And above all I want to learn and enjoy.

Nicolàs Cordero

Castejòn de Sos / Spain
Forged at fire of  Castejon De Sos thermals in the heart of the Pyrinees
My life it’s around the mountains. My passion is now my job with many Tandems flights and teaching hundreds of beginners.

Ugo Damati
Italy
In  his 30th year of paragliding, and still has fun like a fool 🙂
When possible, it’s always flying… otherwise kite, telemark, or slack-line. Lives in Ancona where his home site is; the “Conero” that he loves so much.
He is always available for all flying friends for technical info and more.

Daniel Tydecks
Germany
Paragliding since mid 90s and a passionate long distance paramotor XC pilot since 2019.
Daniel is always hunting for the records and uses optimised gear to squeeze out the maximum possible distance in every flight.
He set the FAI triangle world record (RPL1T) with F1 in 2020.
Wing: Apco F1