About flyingMax.com

Max FanderlMax Powers (CFI, Tandem Pilot) 

Born and raised in Kempten Allgaeu (Germany – Bavaria) and immigrated to Canada in 1992.
Max has been involv in Paragliding since 1987 and started Hang Gliding in 1989. Max worked as a Paragliding instructor and test pilot for various Paragliding manufactures and the DAeC in Germany.
He also fly’s Single Engine Aircraft’s since 1999, Sailplane’s since 2000 and is a Ultralight Flight Instructor since 2003.
In 2015 Max registered a Ultralight school with Transport Canada (Flight Training Unit) #, 5031 and is offering Powered Paragliding instructions as well.

Max & Penny have also competed  the www.RedBullxAlps.com 4 times (2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013)
Besides flying, hiking, skiing and chasing adventures with his family, Max is currently working as a Realtor for Century 21 in the Columbia Valley, and as a  ultralight and paragliding instructor and guide.

Max continues to stay involved with Internet Marketing/Development Consultant, and is the founder of www.Appointment.com and president of www.TrappeurHomes.com and www.ColumbiaRiverPaddle.com .

Contact Max at max@flyingMax.com


Kris Chasse (Paragliding Instructor and Tandem Pilot) 

Kris is born and raised here in the valley and his passion is Acro paragliding and sharing his knowledge and experience.

Penny Powers

Penny Powers

Born in South Africa, lived forever in Banff traveled all over the world and now settled in the Columbia Valley.
Penny has always been involved in sports, works out every day at the gym, is a tennis pro, marathon runner, white water rafting guide, aerobic trainer, skydiver, paraglider pilot, triathlete, downhill skier and Nordic skier (competing in the worlds masters).
Besides all theses activities, she still manages to be a amazing mom, runs ColumbiaRiverPaddle.com and www.CanadianMountainExperience.com and works as a personal trainer, nutritionist and wellness consultant (Certified Can-Fit-Pro PTS and NWS).

Contact Penny at penny@flyingMax.com