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Newsletter In English - March 2014


APPINEWS
March 2014
SUMMARY :
1) WORKSHOP APPI instructor west BALKANS
2) PPG News
3) New exam questions available
4) Some upcoming Paragliding events and courses

1) WORKSHOP APPI instructor west BALKANS

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

The workshop will include:

- Validation or upgrading of knowledge and skills for APPI paragliding instructors.

- Validation of the theoretical part of the APPI instructor for experienced instructors wishing to validate their skills with APPI.

The workshop will be given in English.

More information here and contact.

APPI PPG news

2) PPG News

- APPI PPG Master Instructor Alex Ledger has been working on a film project with SEAT and the Daily Telegraph. The results of which can be seen here.

- APPI PPG Master Instructor Dean Eldridge is currently in Kenya where he is filming for the Discovery Channel. Earlier this month he starred in the PPG film ’We are the Rovers’, the trailer for which can be seen here.

- APPI PPG Master Instructor Kester Haynes has recently returned from Ecuador where he has been putting the Parajet Zenith through it’s paces, as seen in the picture!

- Flying for Heroes has now placed an order for 3 Xcitor Trikes from Fresh Breeze. The dates for training are now set from the 29nd June to 27th July in Spain and the expedition in Kenya from 17th August to 7th September. For the latest updates follow Flying for Heroes on facebook.

- Finally, Alex is off to Kuwait in March to run an APPI PPG Instructor course. After that the next APPI PPG Instructor course is set for the 1st - 8th June in Spain and there are still some slots available. For all enquiries contact PPG secretary.

3) New exam questions available

New exam questions for levels "Open sky pilot", "pilot Adventure" and "Open sky tandem pilot" in addition to existing levels "APPI pilot", "Advanced Pilot" and "Tandem pilot".

The APPI affiliates can practice the theoretical knowledge examinations on the exam page of the website, in English only.

We plan to translate into other languages soon.

Coming soon..."Assistant Instructor" and "Instructor".

4) Some upcoming Paragliding events and courses

Fly More Project Bulgaria 2013/2014 - Tandem Pilot course with disable passengers qualification from April 21, 2014 to April 23, 2014 at Sopot, Bulgaria by Sky Camp Paragliding School.
The course is part of FLY MORE Project of Association Fly Independent & APPI.
More info here.
- Tandem Pilot course from April 19, 2014 to April 27, 2014 at Sopot and Plovdiv, Bulgariaby Sky Camp Paragliding School.
The course is part of FLY MORE Project of Association Fly Independent & APPI.
More info here.

- Beginner to advanced APPI Paragliding training course on the Isle of Arran by Flying Fever Paragliding School, from April 8, 2014 to April 17, 2014 in Scotland.
More info here.
- One week Spanish Course, beginner and pilot APPI Course with APPI and BHPA instructors by Flying Fever Paragliding School from April 19, 2014 to April 26, 2014 at Motril - 1 hour from Malaga, Spain.
More info here.