The Brand

FRANCOIS & MALCOM

Founders

Wings and Mini wings made by pilots for pilots

The Level Wings brand was founded by François Bon et Malcolm Wood. Fascinated by air sports, they share the vision of innovative products allowing pilots to fly consciously, with maximum safety and pleasure! A style specific to François Bon, historic designer of this type of wing since the beginning.

 

We sought the perfect balance between pleasure, precision and technique.Drawing on the experience of our pilots, our brand remains unique in the feeling our wings provide.

As one of the pioneers of Speedriding and Speedflying, François specialized in mini-wings, and developed the first dedicated wings and harnesses. Free flight being his DNA, he creates the Paragliding range from Level Wings.

– Practice Paragliding (1986), Skydiving (1990) Speedriding/Speedflying (2003) Basejumping (2004) Wingsuiting (2014), Ultralight (2019)
– Paragliding instructor and former school director.
– Cross Country pilot in the World Cup in the 90’s
– Paragliding Acro World Cup Pilot in the 2000s, Senior FAI Acro judge, Coach of the French team, world acro champion until 2017.

– World Premieres in Speedriding and Speedfying at Mont Blanc, Eiger, Aconcagua, Grandes Jorasses, Elbrus, Chilean volcanoes, the Mount Cook range, and many others in the Alps. .
– Ex Pilot/developer/designer at Flying Planet, Aerodyne, Gin Gliders,

co-founder of Néo, before founding the Level Wings brand.

francois bon levelwings national geographic adventurer of the year

Malcolm is entrepreneur, explorer and athlete. He excels in numerous businesses in industry, food , film and extreme sports, including the multi-award winning global Chinese Restaurant brand, Mott 32.

– Para-alpinist, athlete and speed-flyer and Mountain Advocate for the United Nations Environmental Program; Mountain Heroes

– Producer of multiple environmental films including the multi-award winning ‘A Plastic Ocean’; ‘The Last Glaciers’ and ‘The White Mountain’

– Ambassador for Arcteryx and Vacheron Constantin

– Recognised extensively for his work in sustainability in business. Awarded Asia’s Most InfluentialTop 40 Hong Kong under 40’sHong Kong Living Influencer Award and Green Warrior Award.

malcom wood Levelwings pilot flying over glacier in chamonix

World-class Acro pilot since the early 2000s,
Paragliding instructor and professional tandem pilot,

Pilot developer/designer at Niviuk for years.

In 2021 Lionel joined Level Wings and uses now his knowledge to work on the wing range with François Bon and takes care of paraglider certifications.

Experienced in glider flying as in wood or steel industry, sport pro athlete and image maker, Léo loves the sky and lives his passion for Speedflying, curves and pure trajectories in the mountains, far from flashy performances.

Thoughtful and respected by his peers, he strengthens the Level Wings team in sales and communication on events and spots in the mountains.

Do not hesitate to contact him to test our wings and harnesses!

Cédric is a hyperactive and insatiable sports man, and boxing coach. This ulm pilot, paraglider, paramotorist, speedflyer, parachutist, wingsuiter and basejumper has always been an adventure companion.

As a qualified mini-wing paragliding instructor, he will help you in your tests of Level Wings products in his living area.

Ski instructor, Graphic Designer, Web Master and Web Designer, Barbara is fascinated by Paragliding and mountains sports.

At the helm of web communication, Bab adapts to François’ hectic schedule!

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