Chief Instructor | Chief Pilot
About Allan Gray
Jumping since 1991 Allan has over 7700 jumps. Having spent more than 30 years in the Australian Regular Army, he recently retired from the Army Reserves. Up until then he served many years with the Australian Army Parachute Training School, as a Military Jumpmaster and High Altitude Parachute Instructor and member of the Army Red Berets Parachute display team.
He is a Dual World Record holder and ten time Australian National record holder. In 2009 he was part of the 26 person CRW diamond which set a new Australian Record, and in 2010 he was part of the Australian Team in the USA which broke three Australian National records in one day over three consecutive jumps of 105, 109 and 112 skydivers. In 2011 he was part of the team which broke the European BigWay record in Poland and in 2013 he travelled to China to compete in the World Military Parachuting Championships. 2015 he was part of the new Australian record set in USA for largest formation of Aussie skydivers (119), and in 2015 was on the receiving end of yet another two Australian records for Canopy Formations. In 2016 he was successful in achieving two World Records in Southern California in as many days. In 2018 Allan was part of the four way Canopy Rotations Gold Medal team at the Australian Nationals and fourth in the world at the 2018 World parachute Championships. In 2019 he was again part of an Australian Record set in the USA of 130 Skydivers. 2020 he achieved National Gold in the 4 way Canopy Formations and 2 Way Canopy Formations.
In early 2013 the Australian Parachute Federation (APF) awarded him with the title "Master Instructor".
Ratings held: Pilot, Senior Parachute Instructor, Tandem Master, Accelerated Freefall/ Static Line Jumpmaster, Instructor Examiner and Licensed Display Organiser.