SIV Pilot

SIV (Simulation d’Incident en VOL) Pilots course is designed for solo pilots on the way to becoming advanced pilots. They have the skills for action and surprises in the sky, safety from turbulence, collapses, throwing rescue, etc. And for advanced pilots who wants to update and refresh their skills and safety. The pilot practices how to collapse and control the wing in stages, over the water, and safe general emergency procedures.

Prerequisites/ Course Contents/ Obligation

To enroll in a SIV Pilot course, an individual must :

  1. Be a certified APPI Solo Pilot. Or have a qualifying certification from another training organization (see equivalence standard).
  2. Have completed a minimum 3 day course on practical, preparation, technical and safety, by supervision of an APPI SIV Instructor.
  3. Have completed a minimum 8 to 10 flights/ training sessions, with radio supervision.
  4. Respect APPI Safety Rules and Quality Standards following the instructions.
  5. If not an APPI SIV Pilot, successfully complete the APPI SIV course equivalence.

Training and Certification

APPI SIV Pilot Certification, must be validated by an APPI SIV instructor. APPI Advanced Pilots candidates must satisfactorily complete all course performance requirements. To apply for certification, the certifying APPI Instructor submits a completed, signed Pilot Application to the appropriate APPI Office along with the required photo, application fee and other qualifying certification documentation (if applicable). Upon approval of the application, APPI will issue an APPI SIV Pilot Certification Card.


APPI SIV Pilots do not require separate renewal.

Download documents :

  1. APPI Contact Evaluation Form
  2. SIV Pilot specialty requirements
  3. APPI Piloting Progression
  4. APPI Flight Logbook for Solo Pilot

Tandems/Instructors having the specialty SIV instructor
Firstname Lastname Country Certification Website School
10589 Cem Karakas AE-United Arab Emirates PPGfly Turkey & PPGfly United Arab Emirates (30)
10170 Pablo Lopez AR-Argentina Safety Acro Team (17)
11493 Hernán Pitocco AR-Argentina
10761 Ted Jenkins AU-Australia Alpine Paragliding (41)
10128 Herve Cerutti CH-Switzerland Element Air (5)
10130 Marc Pugin CH-Switzerland Gruyere Parapente (110)
10174 APPI Equivalence CH-Switzerland APPI International (1)
10477 Yves Berlowitz CH-Switzerland Robair Paragliding (46)
11079 Alain Zoller CH-Switzerland
11473 Beni Kalin CH-Switzerland
11474 Kari Eisenhat CH-Switzerland Chillout paragliding (107)
10668 Santiago Duque EC-Ecuador Instructor 2013 Quito Paragliding (34)
10675 Jorge A. Duque C. EC-Ecuador Master 2013 Flyecuador (33)
11093 Raul Rodriguez ES-Spain
11094 Felix Rodriguez ES-Spain
11469 Jordi Marquillas ES-Spain Master 2013 Entrenúvols (100)
10005 Mathieu Abrard FR-France Master 2014 misty fly (40)
10141 Alexis Rodriguez FR-France Parapente Planete (78)
10171 David Eyraud FR-France Paragliding School of Passagers du Vent (18)
10173 Stephane Henry FR-France Ecole Haut Les Mains (19)
10438 David Le Guinio FR-France
10799 Alain Lehoux FR-France
10914 Manu Bonte FR-France Master 2013 Flyinfrog (50)
10925 Pierre-Paul Menegoz FR-France
11080 Francois Bon FR-France Francois Bon (134)
11476 Fabien Blanco FR-France FLYEO (141)
12242 Marc Boyer FR-France
13011 Bruce Goldsmith FR-France Bruce Goldsmith Instruction (156)
10133 Alex Ledger GB-United Kingdom SkySchool Flight Centre (7)
11459 Peteris Golubeckis GB-United Kingdom
10135 Avi Malik IN-India Temple Pilots Paragliding School (9)
10478 Debu Choudhury IN-India Hi Fly (32)
10607 Mohammad Razeghi IR-Iran ParsSky (31)
11068 Vahid Nazari Nasab IR-Iran Cirrusfly (87)
11333 Shahin Fallah IR-Iran Iran Paragliding Flying School (84)
11383 Siamak Pourkalantar IR-Iran Fly Delicate Aviation School (119)
11499 Mohsen Moasses IR-Iran Iran Paragliding Flying School (84)
11174 Enrico Patuzzi IT-Italy Fly Nirvana Paragliding School (48)
10004 Mendo Veljanovsky MK-Macedonia Master 2014 Acro Macedonia (3)
10474 Richard Tan yun fee MY-Malaysia Oriental Paragliding 南洋飞行伞 (38)
10002 David Arrufat NP-Nepal Master 2014 Blue Sky Paragliding (21)
10065 Damodar Parajuli NP-Nepal Blue Sky Paragliding (21)
10244 Dilan Benedetti NP-Nepal Blue Sky Paragliding (21)
10134 Lisa Bradley NZ-New Zealand Extreme Air Queenstown Paragliding School (8)
11811 Klemen Sovan SI-Slovenia HUU HUU paragliding (160)
11395 Murat Tuzer TR-Turkey skysports paragliding (94)

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