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About

SkySchool is run by a group of highly experienced instructors who have learned these sports from the ground up and are passionate about flying:


Alex Ledger - Instructor, Tandem Pilot and Managing DirectorAlex Ledger from SkySchool UK

Alex has managed SkySchool since 2005 and is one of the most experienced PPG instructors in the world. In 2011 he founded APPI PPG, the International Paramotor Association, and is responsible for licensing Paramotor Instructors around the world. In 2014, as Founder of Flying for Heroes, he taught a group of Wounded soldiers how to fly ParaTrikes before leading them on an expedition in Kenya. In 2016 he led the JOGLE Paramotor Expedition and founded SkySchool Oman. He is a passionate Acro Paraglider pilot, climber, skydiver and snowboarder. You can view Alex's videos on Vimeo and follow him on Facebook.

Tel: +44 (0) 7747 097 527

Email: info at skyschooluk.com


Zebur Mercan - Instructor, Tandem Pilot & Assistant ManagerZebur Mercan

Zebur has been flying Paragliders and Paramotors since 1999 and is a highly experienced pilot. Originally from Turkey, Zebur now lives in Scotland. In 2013 he sat an APPI PPG Instructor course and attained the Instructor license. He is now an APPI PPG Master Instructor and runs SkySchool's Paramotoring Courses in the UK and Italy as the Assistant Manager. He is possibly the most kind and patient instructor in the world!

Tel: + 44 (0) 7932 277332

Email: zebur.mercan at googlemail.com


Rob Furnival - Assistant Instructor & Airfield Manager Rob Furnival from SkySchool UK

Rob learnt to Paraglide in Chamonix, France in 2002 and sat a Paramotoring course with Alex in Cyprus in 2005. He was originally a farmer in Shropshire where he ran a successful water bottling business. Rob has been working for SkySchool since 2007 as an Assistant Instructor and Airfield Manager. He is also an accomplished musician, cricketer and tennis player, as well as a very capable cook!

Tel: +44 (0) 7932 436 795

Email: robfurnival at gmail.com


Kester Haynes - Instructor & Tandem PilotKester Haynes

Kester sat a SkySchool Paramotor course with Alex in 2007 and has been working as an Instructor since 2008. He is a qualified APPI PPG Master Instructor and one of the best in the world. In 2014 he was the Chief Mechanic on the Flying for Heroes Expedition, as well as one of the instructors. In 2015 he was part of the Race Committee for the Icarus Trophy. Kester is also an accomplished off road motorbike rider. When not instructing he works for Parajet as a key member of the research and development team, as well as a test pilot.

Tel: +44 (0) 7816 171 616

Email: kesterhaynes at yahoo.co.uk


Sean O'Neil - Instructor & Tandem Pilot

Sean is from Malta and has been part of the SkySchool Team since 2013. He is now a fully qualified APPI PPG Instructor, Tandem Pilot and very hard working instructor. Blessed with the ability to speak multiple languages, Sean is a vital member of the team due to the number of countries we fly in. He currently lives in Spain near to where we ran SkySchool for 10 years.

Tel: +34 (0) 625 278 010

Email: seabe732 at gmail.com


Seth RoyceSeth Royce - Assistant Instructor

Seth was a Royal Marine for 7 years and in 2014 he took part in the Flying for Heroes expedition where he developed a passion for flying. The following year he learnt how to fly Paramotors and supported his brother, double amputee Cayle Royce, on the inaugural Icarus Trophy. In 2016 he joined the SkySchool Team as an Assistant Instructor and is rapdily becoming a very capable aerial camera man and photographer.

Tel: +44 (0) 7397 127493

Email: sethroyce at me.com

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