Training pilots since 2008
We want you to learn how to safely fly a paraglider. This takes training and, most importantly, lots of practice but it is worth the effort. It is the rawest form of aviation and the closest thing there is to being a bird.
AccreditationParagliding – Professional Air Sports Association (PASA) school #23. Instructors are U.S. Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association (USHPA) certified.
Powered paragliding – U.S. Powered Paragliding Association (USPPA) school #1672
For questions concerning our accreditation, you may contact USHPA 800-616-6888, USPPA 866-378-7772, or PASA. Southwest Airsports, LLC operates in accordance with all PASA Safety Guidelines and all PASA School Standards. Southwest Airsports operates out of Dona Ana County International Jetport (DNA) in Santa Teresa, NM and the Evergreen Turf farms just south of DNA.
DedicationThis website is dedicated in memory of the heroes of U.S. Navy SEAL Team 10 and the SEALS in Operation Redwing who perished fighting the enemy in Afghanistan, June 2005. We are proud to train warriors of the U.S. Armed Forces and those of our allies – Please view I Fought for You. We honor Taylor Morris and warriors like him including his bride who stood by him after he was gravely wounded fighting the Mohammedans.
Southwest Airsports is a U.S. Department of Defense contractor.
Had Robinson – USHPA Master Pilot (P5), Tow Observer, Advanced & Tandem Instructor, Gold Safe Pilot Award, Instructor of the Year 2017 – USPPA Advanced & Tandem Instructor, Instructor Administrator – Champion 2010 Spring Fling competition, La Belle, Florida
José Muñoz – Assistant Instructor & Sports Promoter José, a U.S. citizen, lives in Chihuahua City, Chih., Mexico and helps with our operations in Mexico. He travels frequently to the U.S. and has a home in El Paso, Texas U.S.A.
Marilyn Robinson – Flightbabe#1, assistant instructor, & tow operator assistant. If it were not for Marilyn, we could not have a tow operation!