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Instructors

Training Cadre

The training cadre of the European Paratroopers Airborne School is comprised of active instructors, who are appointed and certified by the EPA’s Board to train and teach all the courses held at the Airborne School. They train students in the use of static line deployed parachutes, as well as free fall parachuting and parachute rigging procedures. The school conducts multiple courses in a variety of different areas throughout the year. The Airborne School has gathered a dedicated team of professionals instructors with backgrounds from airborne and special operations forces, they have extensive real-world military experience and have specialized military parachuting and special operations training that includes, but not limited to Static-Line, Free-Fall, Rigger, Jumpmaster, Pathfinder and Air Delivery. Each EPA instructor are selected and trained to be the best instructors you may find in the airborne training arena. We do not utilize instructors that are not certified in our curriculum and teaching methods, and you will find the quality expected when you take an EPA class.

 

Instructor List

The current cadre of European Paratroopers Airborne School certified Instructors:

 

 

Giulio FESTA

Qualifications:

Airborne, Rigger, Jumpmaster.

Former:

187th Airborne Regiment

Folgore Airborne Brigade

Italian Army

 

Peter ADLER

Qualifications:

Airborne, Rigger, Jumpmaster, Free-Fall.

Former:

5th Special Operations Regiment

Operational Reconnaissance Bureau

Slovak Army

       

 

John WOLF

Qualifications:

Airborne.

Former:

82nd Airborne Division

XVIII Airborne Corps

US Army

 

Jimmy VERCAMMEN

Qualifications:

Airborne, Rigger.

Former:

3rd Parachute Battalion

Para-Commando Brigade

Belgian Army

       
 

Michael DEL SOLDATO

Qualifications:

Airborne, Rigger.

Former:

111th Security Forces Squadron

USAF Security Forces

US Air Force

 

Ivan SHEVCENKO

Qualifications:

Airborne, Rigger, Jumpmaster.

Former:

95th Airborne Brigade

Ukrainian Air Assault Forces

Ukraine Army

       

 

Frank TOLETE

Qualifications:

Airborne, Rigger, Jumpmaster.

Former:

US Marine Corps

 

 

 

Samuele RATTI

Qualifications:

Airborne.

Active:

1st Airborne Regiment

2nd Carabinieri Mobile Brigade

Italian Gendarmerie

       
 

Edyta WILOWSKA

Qualifications:

Airborne, Rigger.

Active:

British LFVR MAB

 

 

 

 

 

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Any serving or retired paratrooper (airborne and special force military personnel), serving or retired members of the Armed Forces, as well as any other serving or retired uniformed service personnel and members of veterans organizations can become members of the European Paratroopers Association and take part in our airborne training courses and parachute jump exercises. Join Us today and train with the absolute best airborne training organization available on the European Continent! Information on the application process of the European Paratroopers Association can be found on the membership page.