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THOMAS DE DORLODOT

Tom de Dorlodot was born on June 20, 1985, in Ottignies, Belgium.

He is a professional adventurer, paramotor and paraglider pilot, and public speaker. He is known for his exploratory journeys around the world, flying remote areas by paraglider and paramotor in places such as Pakistan, Madagascar, and French Polynesia.

 

In 2011 he broke the Asian and Himalayan paragliding distance record with a flight of 226 km in 10 hours and in 2022 he made a pioneering freeflight around the Karakoram mountains of Muztagh Tower, K2, Broad Peak and Gasherbrum of approximately 120 km.
As a sailor he has crossed the Atlantic three times, once solo. He has also competed in every edition since 2007 of the Red Bull X-Alps, the biannual adventure race which sees competitors hike and fly a route around the Alps over the course of 12 days.

 

Other notable firsts and exploratory flights include:

– The first paraglider flight from Machu Picchu, Peru, 2008.

– The first paramotor flight above the ruins of Tikal, Guatemala, 2010.

– The first crossing of New Zealand’s Southern Alps by hike and fly with Ferdinand Van Schelven in 2013.

– The first solo hike and fly crossing of the Pyrenees from Hondarribia to Cap de Creus in 13 days in 2013.

– The first hike and fly crossing of Colombia from Cali to Medellín.

– Pioneering flights across Madagascar in 2016; after one, de Dorlodot landed in a minefield.

 

Tom studied communication at IHECS in Brussels and has a master’s in photography and movie directing.
He is the founder of SEARCH Projects, a production company specializing in sports and adventure documentaries. His films have won many awards.

 

In 2016 he authored the book, “L’aventure de la création d’entreprise” about the parallels between being an adventurer and an entrepreneur.

 

“As a professional pilot, I’m traveling all around the World to fly in remote areas, above big events or on serious expeditions. I must be able to fully rely on my engine. Vittorazi Motors is clearly on top of its game. I have been flying Vittorazi engines on a PAP frame for some years already and I’m amazed by the power, comfort, and performance of my setup. I’m proud and honored to be part of the Vittorazi family and I’m looking forward to the projects we will realize together.”

 

Let’s Rock the Sky Tom!

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Progetto cofinanziato dal Fondo Europeo di Sviluppo Regionale

VITTORAZI MOTORS 250CC

(POR Marche FESR 2014-2020 Asse 1 - OS 1 - Azione 1.2)

DESCRIZIONE DEL PROGETTO

Il progetto prevede, a partire da risultati di ricerca già acquisiti, l'ingegnerizzazione e l'industrializzazione di un nuovo prodotto, il motore Mule250.

OBIETTIVI

Il progetto ha tra gli obiettivi: l'ingegnerizzazione e prototipazione esecutiva del nuovo motore, il miglioramento delle caratteristiche prestazionali e tecniche del prodotto, l'industrializzazione del nuovo motore, la promozione del prodotto innovativo e sviluppo della fase di commercializzazione per il nuovo mercato.

RISULTATI

Ingegnerizzare, industrializzare e produrre il nuovo motore Mule250 da proporre a un nuovo settore di clientela, acquisendo una fetta di mercato importante per lo sviluppo dell'impresa.

Investimento totale: 687.291,60 euro | Finanziamento pubblico: 337.675,80