Carmen Gardien – Head of Training

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Born in the Netherlands Carmen became interested in flying at the tender age of 12. Whilst on a family holiday in Africa she was given the chance the sit in the front of a Cessna 172 whilst travelling from a remote island resort and the rest is history! Carmen learnt to fly in sunny Spain and has a great deal of experience of mountain flying and is also the master of the Cessna 172! In addition to flying in Spain Carmen has flown all over Europe and on occasion can be seen flying herself home to her native Netherlands. Carmen joined Almat as a full time instructor in early 2016 and since then has worked her way up to head of training and became our director of training. Carmen is a keen golfer, snow border and can speak several languages.