Content
Balloon Flight | Outdoor Events
Balloon Flights | Original Offer
Travel Balloon | Christmas gifts

Windpassenger

Team

Get to know a little more about our team of pilots and instructors, assistants and Crew Members. They are experienced professionals, passionate and 100% dedicated to giving you the experience of a lifetime. From the office to the balloon basket, we are here to guarantee you a perfect trip in total safety. Relax, we’ll take care of the rest.
Guido Van Der Velden Dos Santos
Guido Van Der Velden Dos Santos
Pilot

Age: 44
Profession: Pilot, flight Instructor and Manager of WPB operations
License: FCL BPL Class A, B, C, D - Flight Instructor (FI) + FE - Night Rating, Radio International Telephony
Instructor: Gerard Grange & Carlos Manuel Serra Dos Santos
Years of Experience: For over 29 years, since 1989, was traveling in the company of his father.
First flights as a passenger: Between 1989 and 1992 with the balloon CS-BAB
Hours of free flight: More than 2700 hours and more than 29000 passengers transported safely
Greatest dream in Ballooning: Flying the largest hot-air balloon in the world carrying passengers and fly over all the world's countries

Carol Negri
Carol Negri
Pilot

Age: 36
Profession: Administrative Windpassenger
License: Class
Instructor: Gerard Grange & Guido Van Der Velden Dos Santos
Years of Experience: Since 2005 flies in the company of Guido Santos
First flights as a passenger: Between 2005 and 2006 with the balloon PH-NHN
Bruno Santos
Bruno Santos
Pilot

Age: 44
Profession: Windpassenger Pilot
License: Class A, B + International Telephony Radio
Instructor: Guido Santos
Years of Experience: Since 2004 flies in the company of Guido Santos
First flights as a passenger: Between 2004 and 2005 with the balloon CS-BBL
Hours of free flight: With more than 550 hours of Flight

Rafael Tamargo
Rafael Tamargo
pilot

Age: 33
Profession: Pilot / Certification Officer /
License: FCL BPL Class A, B, C, D - FI - Flight Instructor, Radio International Telephony
Instructor: Patrick Libert
Years of Experience: aerostising professional since 2010
First flights as a passenger: 1999
Hours of free flight: more than 1000 hours
Sancho Gonzalez Green
Sancho Gonzalez Green
pilot

Age: 46
Profession: Hot air balloon pilot
License: FCL BPL Class A, B, C, D -, Radio Telephony International
Instructor: Jesus Gonzalez Green
Years of Experience: For more than 38 years, since 1979, he has been flying in the company of his father. (Jesus Gonzalez Green) and at the age of eight made his first solo flight.
First flights as a passenger: One year old in 1975
Hours of free flight: With over 2000 flight hours and 260 hours in a UM-500 with experience of flying passengers in various places in the world such as Spain, Luxor - Egypt for a year, Cappadocia - Turkey 2008-2013, Sossusvlei Namibia for 3 years and Dambulla, Sri Lanka and now in Portugal
Giullia Vitoria Graciana Van Der Velden
Giullia Vitoria Graciana Van Der Velden
alumna

Age: 13
Profession: alumna
Instructor: Rafael Tamargo & Guido van der velden
Years of Experience: For more than 10 years, since 2010, he has been flying in the company of his father. (Guido Van Der Velden)
First flights as a passenger: One year old in 2008
Alcides Dias Ribeiro
Alcides Dias Ribeiro
Pilot

Age: 57
Profession: Freelance Pilot
License: Grade A + B
Years of Experience: Since 1999
First flights as a passenger: Between 1997 and 1999
Hours of free flight: With over 500 Hours of Flight

Pascal Santos
Pascal Santos

Age: 46
Carlos Palmeiro
Carlos Palmeiro
pupil

Age: 39
Instructor: Guido van der velden
Partners & Sponsors
Back to top