The SkySchool Team


At SkySchool our goal is to enable more and more people to learn how to Paramotor safely so they can share the same enjoyment and passion for this amazing sport as our team of highly experienced instructors. We have been running Paramotor courses since 2002 and take pride in the safe and professional service we provide, as you can see on our YouTube Channel. If you are interested in learning to Paramotor, buying kit or coming on an amazing trip contact us!

The Team

Alex Ledger - Master Instructor, Tandem Pilot & MD

Alex is a highly experienced Paramotor Instructor and the Secretary of APPI PPG, the International Paramotoring Association. Over the years he has been involved in several interesting projects, namely Flying for Heroes, Paramotoring the length of the UK and the BBC documentary Extreme Wales with Richard Parks. In 2017 he co-founded SkyOps Executive in order to develop the B2B side of the Adventure AirSports industry. This was followed by SkySchool UAE in 2018, which is a SkySchool Franchise and operates during the European winter. Alex lives in Chamonix, France where he pursues his passion for Acrobatic Paragliding, Snowboarding and Trail Running. To celebrate 15 years of running SkySchool he made this film about his Top Five Flying Trips.

Tel: +44 (0)7747 097527


Zebur Mercan - Master Instructor & Tandem Pilot

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, after which he became SkySchool's Chief Flying Instructor. He is now an APPI PPG & ParaTrike Master Instructor, as well as a passionate Kitesurfer, who travels around the world pursuing his passion for these sports, while continuing to work as a part time Instructor with SkySchool.

Tel: +44 (0)7932 277332


Rob Furnival - Accommodation & Airfield Manager

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 the Accommodation and Airfield Manager. He is also an accomplished musician, cricketer and tennis player, as well as a very capable cook, a skill he puts to good use during the SkyWeek Trips!

Tel: +44 (0)7932 436795


Charlotte Ledger - SkySchool Secretary

Charlotte from Skyschool UKCharlotte is Alex's sister and runs the SkySchool office near Banbury, Oxfordshire. She first started working as a photographer for SkySchool in Cyprus in 2005 when she visited Alex after leaving school. In 2008 she visited SkySchool in Spain where she had her first Tandem ParaTrike flight and Skydive, giving her an idea of what all the fuss is about! Since then she has travelled around the world working in the Polo industry. She now lives with her daughter Emilia in Warwickshire and when not keeping on top of SkySchool admin, pursues her passion for acting on stage.

Tel: +44 (0)7530 102708


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