Newsletter In English - October 2013

October 2013
1) Welcome to the three new instructors from Iraq
2) Paragliding world tour on a bike and sailboat
3) Winner of ‘Photo of the month’ for September
4) PPG News
5) Some upcoming Paragliding events and courses

1) Welcome to the three new instructors from Iraq

APPI is growing, new countries, new schools, and new instructors!

We welcome the three new instructors from Iraq

We hope they can fly in peace and security in their own country, and they do a lot of New APPI pilots.

2) Paragliding world tour on a bike and sailboat

Paragliding World TourFly’n’Roll is a zero carbon concept of a paragliding world tour on push-bike and sailboat. Olivier Peyre an APPI pilot, has departed from Grenoble, France in 2008. Later on, Nadège Perrot becomes part of the team.

They will terminate the tour in 2016, having crossed five continents and the two greatest oceans.

They tell the first part of their story on the website www.flynroll.com.

APPI gift

3) The winner of ‘Photo of the month’ for September will receive a surprise gift.

Congratulations to Prajwal Rai (10833) from Nepal, who will receive soon a surprise gift.

Don’t forget to send and share with the APPI community every month your best photo in flight.

You can vote every month for the best picture.

4) PPG News

APPI PPGAPPI PPG have just run their 5th Instructor course. This time the course took place at the home of SkySchool Spain north of Barcelona.

The course was a huge success and the weather ideal, allowing both trainee instructors and students to do a lot of flying and really develop their skills.

Congratulations to Kester Haynes who has now become an APPI PPG Master Instructor, as well as to all of the Instructors who attained their Assistant and Instructor ratings.

To view photos of the course click on here.

Photo of Emilia Plak doing a foot drag in the dusk at the end of the Instructor course in Spain.

5) Some Upcoming Paragliding events and courses:

  • - Thermalling/XC Tour to Bir/Billing by Temple Pilots Paragliding School, from 07 October to 12 October 2013 at Bir/Billing, Himachal Pradesh, India.
    More info here.
  • - 4th Iran APPI SIV course by Iran APPI Flying School, from 16 October to 23 October 2013 at Oludeniz, Turkey.
    More info here.
  • - TALLER DE CONTROL EN TIERRA O PLAYGROUND by Fenix Centro de Vuelo Libre, from 12 October to 14 October 2013, Lago Calima -Darién, Colombia.
    More info here.
  • - Paragliding Training Programs by Fly Nirvana Paragliding School, from 02 October 2013 to 01 June 2014 at Kamshet, India.
    More info here.

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