Newsletter In English - April 2014

April 2014
1) Creation of APPI Pedagogical Committee
2) PPG News
4) Some upcoming Paragliding events and courses

1) Creation of APPI Pedagogical Committee

The role of this committee is to take decisions about education system, contents of courses, exams, educational manuals, the choice of APPI masters, to blacklist members, to manage the complaints not resolved by the secretary, and to propose modifications of the internal rules about pedagogic choices.

This committee is currently composed of the following APPI Master Instructors: David Arrufat (10002), Bruce Goldsmith (13011), Mathieu Abrard (10005), Sabrina Thielen (10064), Manu Bonte (10914), Jordi Marquillas (11469) and Zabdi Keen (10003).


2) PPG News

- APPI PPG Secretary Alex Ledger has been running an APPI PPG and ParaTrike Instructor course in Kuwait recently.

He is glad to announce that there are now six new qualified Instructors in Kuwait.

View photos of the course here.

- The next APPI PPG Instructor course takes place in Spain from the 1st - 8th June.

For all enquiries contact: secretary-ppg@appifly.org.

- APPI ParaTrike is proud to be part of Flying for Heroes.

Team selection for the project starts next month in the UK, with team training scheduled for July in Spain, followed by the expedition in August.

For further information visit here.


- From 7th to 13th April 2014 in Herceg Novi, Montenegro, there will be an APPI workshop for instructors.

This workshop will include validation or upgrading of knowledge and skills for APPI paragliding instructors and validation of the theoretical part of the APPI instructor for experienced instructors wishing to validate their skills with APPI.

More information here and contact.

- From April 20th to May 30th at Sopot and Sofia, Bulgaria.

This workshop includes Training ’APPI Open Sky Tandem’, Validation ’APPI tandem’, Training ’Assistant instructor’ and Training ’Tandem handicapped’.

More information here or on www.sky-camp.com.

4) Some upcoming Paragliding events and courses

- Employment offer by Oriental Paragliding 南洋飞行伞 in Shenzhen, next to Hong Kong, from April 10th, 2014 to June 30th, 2014 for 10 Tandem pilots with more than 3 years experience as professional pilot.

For more informations, send email to giant_xtr@yahoo.com.my.

- Paragliding Training on the Isle of Arran by Flying Fever Paragliding School at Scotland from April 8th, 2014 to April 17th, 2014.

For more informations, visit here.

- Beginner and Pilot APPI course at Motril, Spain, by Flying Fever Paragliding School from April 19th, 2014 to April 26th, 2014 with APPI and BHPA instructors.

For more informations, visit here.