Our Instructors


Our Instructors

50 Years of expertise.

John Dunn (Left) and Steve Conte (Right) have more than 50 years flying experience between them.

Stephen Conte – PE. CFI. Pilot examiner/Chief Flying Instructor.

Stephen is the founder of Aerochute Industries and flew his first powered parachute in 1989 as a single seat.  Since then his passion for the sport has seen him get CASA approval for the Aerochute products and Aerochute’s training syllabus.  He has trained many hundreds of students in Australia and overseas and has over 4500 instructional hours flying the Aerochute.  

Stephen actively instructs students every week and is available to answer any questions people have about this fantastic sport.

John Dunn – Senior Instructor.

John is a senior instructor with Aerochute Industries and has also come through the ranks with Stephen.  John purchased his first Aerochute in 1992 and has been flying in some of the most remote areas of Australia with wife, Lyn.  Together they have a wealth of knowledge for the avid Aerochute enthusiast who wants to travel Australia and see this land from an armchair ride the Aerochute can give you.  John can teach you to fly and then give you advise on the best locations to use your new flying machine.