The team 2018-07-24T16:56:36+00:00

The pilotes

Vincent Farret d’Astiès
Pilote

Aeronautical engineer, air traffic controller, plane and balloon private pilote.

Accustomed to expeditions in severe conditions, Vincent is the initial designer of Zephyr Endless Flight.

Amaury Jarrousse
Co-pilote

Electronical engineer, balloon pilote and instructor.

Amaury is trained for specific flights (long distance, high altitude, maritime cross) all around the world.

The technical team

Hervé le Goff
Technical designer

French National Research Council engineer (CNRS), specialist of polar expeditions

Expert in setting up scientifical devices in severe conditions, Hervé is in charge with power web and instruments.

Nicolas Poirot
Nacelle design

Medecin, space and telemedicine expert

Nicolas worked with the CNES for the space cells, he’s also specialized in polar environment and he participated in the development of the telemedicine service of the French emergency service (SAMU) which he is in charge.

Thomas Viguier
Mathematical Modeling

Aeronautical engineer, glider pilot… and soon Zephyr Endless Flight’s balloon!

Thomas share his passion for light aviation and his experience in the industrial aviation : the balloon must be certified by the authorities.

Thibault Rey
Prototyping

In charge of assembly and prototyping nacelle, system  integration and ground tests.

Thomas Notebaert
Prototyping

In charge of the realization of the electrical plan and ground tests.

Axel Roy
Prototyping

In charge of assembly, ground tests and materials studies.

Administration and communication

Jean-Rémi Tabbonne
Community Manager

Consultant in digital marketing and trainer

Jean-Rémi advises and trains companies on their online presence strategies. Hiker and founding member of a Fablab, he oversees digital communication, press relations and endlessly animates the Zephyr Endless Flight community.

Marie-Clémentine Autret
Financial Manager

Chartered accountant and financial auditor.
Thanks to Marie-Clémentine Zephyr Endless Flight has solid financial basis to go higher and further!

Damien Garmier
Lawyer and administrative manager

Damien is the president of the association supporting Zephyr Endless Flight.
Solicitor, he is fond of mountain and oceanic crossing by sailboat.

Colombe Messein
Communication Assistant

Colombe has joined Zephyr Endless Flight to develop press relations and institutional communication.

Benjamin Seneca
Audiovisual Production

Passionate about motorsport and drone pilot. Benjamin follows Zephyr Endless Flight with his camera on the ground and in the air.