Advanced Tandem Pilot

APPI Advanced Tandem Pilot is a Tandem Pilot who has special skills in Tandem SIV. Advanced Tandem Pilots are Non-commercial Tandem Pilots with the best qualifications who are on their way to become APPI Instructors and Tandem Pilot Instructors.

Prerequisites/ Course contents/ Obligation

To enroll in an APPI Advanced Tandem Pilot an individual must :

  1. Be certified as an Non-commercial Tandem Pilot or hold a certification with another recreational paragliding training organization.
  2. Have completed an APPI SIV Tandem Course within the past six months.
  3. Have completed and logged at least one cross country tandem flight of minimum 35km, having a certified pilot as a passenger.
  4. Submit documentation of any other qualifying certifications.
  5. If not an Non-commercialTandem Pilot, successfully complete the APPI Tandem Pilot equivalence.

Training and Certification

Advanced Tandem Pilots candidates must satisfactorily complete all course performance requirements to be certified as APPI Advanced Tandem Pilots.
To apply for certification, the certified APPI XC Instructor submit online a completed, validated Advanced Tandem Pilot Application to APPI website, along with the required photo, application fee and other qualifying certification documentation (if applicable).
Upon approval of the application, APPI will issue an APPI Advanced Tandem Pilot Certification Card.


To renew annually, an APPI Advanced Tandem Pilot submits a Membership Agreement with payment of membership dues. Pilots who have let their memberships lapse will need to fulfill additional requirements designated by the APPI Training and Quality Management Department before regaining on status.

Download documents:

  1. APPI Response Awareness
  2. APPI Advanced Tandem Pilot Progression Form

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10131 Amandine Pugin CH-Switzerland Gruyere Parapente (110)
10174 APPI Equivalence CH-Switzerland PG Master Instructor 2015 APPI International (1)
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10064 Sabrina Thielen FR-France PG Master Instructor 2014 misty fly (40)
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15221 Georgios Rigas GR-Greece PG non-commercial Tandem Pilot 2016
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10135 Avi Malik IN-India PG Master Instructor 2015 Temple Pilots Paragliding School (9)
10184 Ajay Kumar Sharma IN-India Fly Nirvana Paragliding School (48)
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10492 Tanaji Takve IN-India Paragliding Mantra (42)
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11189 Dusan Simovic ME-Montenegro
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14372 Marko Hrgetic MX-Mexico PG Master Instructor 2015 Paragliding school Flumen (Escuela de Vuelo) (209)
14831 Pablo Robles Gil MX-Mexico Paragliding school Flumen (Escuela de Vuelo) (209)
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10134 Lisa Bradley NZ-New Zealand Extreme Air Queenstown School (8)
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12022 Leonardo Jesus PT-Portugal
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12216 Arda Ipek TR-Turkey
13921 Huseyin Burak Tuzer TR-Turkey
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