Pilot Level courses

For more information about the Course, please click on the heading.

Open Sky Pilot

Open Sky Pilot is the first degree in the APPI Education System. The student learns how to install and control the wing on the ground (’Ground Skimming’) and have his/her first solo flight experience. At this level, the student is allowed to fly ONLY with radio communication and under Instructor’s supervision.

Adventure Pilot

Adventure Pilot is a paragliding student capable of flying from the take-off to the landing zone in stable weather conditions, in altitude gliding. At this level, the student is still allowed to fly ONLY with radio communication and under Instructor’s supervision.

APPI Pilot

APPI Solo Pilot is a student who has achieved the level to become an Independent Pilot.
They are able to :
- fly without supervision,
- analyze different weather conditions,
- have a specialty in alpine, soaring and/ or flat land.
Before flying at different sites, APPI Solo Pilots are recommended to choose places where they can receive the assistance of an APPI School.
Here, they receive important information, support and more security. As a benefit of being an APPI member, any APPI Solo Pilot can get one day FREE Assistance in any APPI School around the world.

Advanced Pilot

Having already reached the APPI Pilot level, an Advanced Pilot is qualified to continue APPI Paragliding Education, to improve his performance skills and knowledge and is ready to go Pro.


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    Quito Paragliding
    Ecuador
  • CERPP
    CERPP
    France
  • Fly Anatolia Paragliding School
    Fly Anatolia Paragliding School
    Turkey
  • Roc N' Vol
    Roc N' Vol
    France
  • Lin Zhou Paragliding Club
    Lin Zhou Paragliding Club
    China
  • Limite Azul Escuela
    Limite Azul Escuela
    Argentina
  • Aquila Paragliding School
    Aquila Paragliding School
    Turkey
  • Skydemic Flying School
    Skydemic Flying School
    Brazil
  • Paragliding Mantra
    Paragliding Mantra
    India
  • Dynamic paragliding training center
    Dynamic paragliding training center
    Montenegro
  • Parafly
    Parafly
    Bulgaria
  • Ufly4fun Paramotor Club
    Ufly4fun Paramotor Club
    United Kingdom
  • Istanbul Paramotor & Paragliding
    Istanbul Paramotor & Paragliding
    Turkey
  • Voar Paramotor
    Voar Paramotor
    Brazil
  • Clouddash Paqragliding Pvt. Ltd
    Clouddash Paqragliding Pvt. Ltd
    Nepal
  • SkyWalkers Paragliding School
    SkyWalkers Paragliding School
    Turkey
  • Huu Huu paragliding
    Huu Huu paragliding
    Slovenia
  • Paraglide Yunnan
    Paraglide Yunnan
    China
  • Escuela de Parapente Tungurahua
    Escuela de Parapente Tungurahua
    Ecuador
  • Extreme Air Queenstown Paragliding School
    Extreme Air Queenstown Paragliding School
    New Zealand