Melissa Pemberton

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Award-winning aerobatic pilot, Melissa Pemberton will amaze spectators this year with her high-energy and action-packed aerobatic routine. Collecting numerous flying awards in her aerobatic career, Melissa strives to be a role model and inspiration to young people and women everywhere, showing them that no dream is too big and nothing is impossible!


  • Melissa become the youngest female ever to be a member of the United States Unlimited Aerobatics Team at age 22!
  • She began flying aerobatics at the age of 17!
  • Melissa enjoys much more than being an award-winning aerobatic pilot. She is a free fly skydiver as well as a champion rock climber!
  • She enjoys flying her wingsuit and has over 300 base jumps!

Edge 540 FAST FACTS:
Engine: Lycoming (327+HP)
Wingspan: 24 feet, 4 inches
Length: 20 feet, 7 inches
Climb Rate: 3,700 feet per minute
Speed: 265 mph
Empty Weight: 1,155 pounds
Maximum Gross Weight: 1,550 pounds