Pilots

Castor Fantoba

CÁSTOR FANTOBA

Born in Pamplona in 1966, he is a Technical Aeronautical Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. After working several years envolved in aircraft maintenance, his passion for aeronautics led him to become a pilot. He is currently an airline Captain qualified in Boeing 737, 757, 767 and fire fighting airplanes. He is a flight instructor and pilot of the Spanish Aerobatic Team since 1999 and High Level Athlete (DAN) by the Superior Council of Sports.

Juan Velarde

JUAN VELARDE.

Born in Madrid in 1974, he is an airline pilot currently flying Airbus A330 and A340. He has been a flight instructor both on Airbus A320 and light aviation. Glider pilot and skydiver, he has been part of the Spanish National Aerobatic Team since 2004. Juan is a High Level Athlete (DAN) by the Superior Council of Sports, pilot of the prestigious vintqge airplane collection Funcación Infante de Orleans (FIO) and pilot of the Red Bull Air Race.

Anselmo Gámez

ANSELMO GÁMEZ

Born in Madrid in 1971, he is a professional airline pilot and a flight instructor, currently flying as a Captain on Airbus A319/20/21 for Iberia. Anselmo is a passionate for other sports such as cycling, both in montain bike and road. Member of the National Aerobatic Team, he has taken part in numerous international competitions representing Spain since 2004. He’s a Hight Level Athlete (DAN) and member of the Repsol/Bravo3 flying team. During his displays, we can see him flying both the red or blue Sukhois as the leader of the formation with his partners Castor Fantoba and Juan Velarde.