About APPI

What is APPI?

APPI is a pioneer Paragliding International organization, which brings evolution and best quality for Paragliding Education.

APPI 簡介

APPI是國際滑翔傘界具有開拓性的組織。 APPI為滑翔傘培訓帶來革命性的最優質的培訓系統。

Start Paragliding

Choose your Paragliding Certification Learning Preference
Join a Class : Join a scheduled paragliding class around the world at an APPI Fly School.
Try it First : Try a ’Discover Paragliding’ experience at an APPI Fly Center, available locally or on vacation.
Get Educated with an APPI (...)

How to join APPI

Welcome to APPI !
Paragliding without borders with the best standard everywhere you go! An evolutionary system and worldwide flying community.
PROFESSIONAL INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS, BEST PEDAGOGIC SYSTEMS (the science and art of education.), SAFETY, JOY AND HAPPINESS ALL WAITING FOR YOU. (...)

Join APPI

You are very welcome to join APPI, the Association of Paragliding Pilots and Instructors Worldwide!
Equivalence for pilots and tandem pilots
If you are already a confirmed pilot, you want to become an APPI member.
Check which federations allow you APPI equivalence. Should your issuing (...)

Get affiliated

How can an Association, Federation or Club join APPI?
The best way to introduce APPI into an Association or Club is to hold an APPI workshop and to be validated as instructor.
An APPI Pedagogical Committee Master or Representative give a 3-5 day APPI workshop. The contents are: Operational (...)

What APPI and FAI do

What is the difference between the APPI card and the IPPI card (from FAI) ?
The two cards are for different purposes. The APPI card shows a certain level of training has been received & is recognized internationally among all APPI schools worldwide, and partner Associations and (...)

APPI 和 FAI 的分別

“ APPI卡和 FAI 的 IPPI 卡有什麼不同” (FAI 簽發) ?
這兩種卡用途不同。 APPI卡是證明持卡人通過了為全球各APPI學校、合作協會所認可的訓練程度。 而IPPI卡則是FAI的認證,只是你所在國的體協的有效認證。IPPI卡的作用是參加比賽。當你所在國的體協(如果是FAI的成員的話)頒發給你個人證書,你可以要求個人飛行員P1-P5(5種個人級別)的IPPI卡以作為競賽提級。
你的APPI卡顯示出你的飛行水平,無論是個人或專業的 不只屬於某一體協,而是國際的。它包括所有FAI對個人及專業資格的規則規章及標準。 (...)

My experience

*Regarding to any APPI member or passenger. *Please, specify APPI school name and instructor.
“I have been involved with Project APPI since i started to fly, through my local school, in Pokhara, Nepal. I was very lucky to have the best paragliding courses - as they say... the rest is (...)

Rules and Regulations

GENERAL RULES
Your paragliding activity (solo, tandem, instruction) must comply with the laws of the country in which it is performed.
As an APPI Member, one should be familiar with paragliding related legislation and protocols specific to one’s region.
APPI certification is internal to (...)

規則章程

一般性規則
你的滑翔活動(單人、雙人帶飛、教練)應當遵守飛行地國家的法律。
作為一名APPI成員,應當熟悉其所在地區的相關滑翔法規和場地規則。
APPI證書只是APPI的內部認證, 除非與當地滑翔體協有特別的協議安排, 否則不因它而產生在任何國家飛行的許可或授權。
從事APPI的活動,應誠實相待。
在從事滑翔活動之前和過程中, 禁止使用毒品、酒精以免影響安全。
必須佩帶航空運動EN966認證的頭盔。
必須配備經認證的、正確的重量範圍內的、不超過十年的副傘。
不同級別的飛行員,必須完成該級別的要求。更多資訊請 點擊此處。
作為教練員,如在授課中或關於學生發生任何事故,必須在APPI網站上報告。 (...)

APPI Certification Cards

Your APPI Paragliding Certification Card is proof that you’ve successfully completed your APPI training.
Your APPI Certification Card has a permanent validity, as well you need to order a new card only if you have acquired a new certification or specialty.
The APPI card requires a clear head (...)

APPI 與當地法律

APPI程式的重要資訊:
給飛行員發的APPI認證只是APPI系統內的認證,除非飛行地國家的主管當局承認APPI,否則該認證不能作為在該國家飛行權利的認可。請與當地體協查詢是否由此種承認的協議。
你的滑翔活動(個人、雙人、教練)應遵守飛行地國家的法律。
APPI強烈建議會員對滑翔活動進行投保。如有意外,APPI不承擔任何責任。
所有歐盟的學校和歐盟的雙人傘帶飛員必須投保第三者責任險。
對任何協會、體協或俱樂部的補充資料:
APPI是旨在提高、幫助和發展滑翔傘及飛行教育的獨立國際性機構。
APPI的存在可以幫助教練員的工作,並將全世界的飛行員和學校聯繫在一起。 APPI支持所有提升滑翔安全的機構。 (...)

APPI Team

David Arrufat
Mastermind and president of APPI, David is directing APPI to ensure APPI best standards and propagation around the world. Accro pionner, SIV Master, David has large experience background in projects management, with unique simplicity and good humor. Founding and honorary member. (...)

APPI & Local Laws

Important Information to uphold APPI procedures:
APPI certification awarded to a pilot is internal to the APPI system, and shows no particular right in the country where the activity is done, unless APPI is recognized by the legal authority managing free flight in that country. Check with the (...)

Fees & payment

MEMBERSHIP FEE
APPI Welcomes all pilots and professional pilots
Registration is free, and will be always free.
The Payment activate your affiliation for one year (or more).
Your APPI Card have to ordered and will be sent to your address.
All payment made by bank transfer, credit card or (...)

FAQ

1. Does having an APPI card alone is recognize to operate in any site around the world?
APPI is an international certification that includes all the requirements for flying paragliding among the major federations and associations around the world. The APPI schools and instructors help the (...)

APPI presentation video
  • CAJU BRASIL - Escola de paramotor e paratrike
    CAJU BRASIL - Escola de paramotor e paratrike
    Brazil
  • Air to Play Paragliding
    Air to Play Paragliding
    Venezuela
  • Team 5 nepal paragliding pvt(ltd)
    Team 5 nepal paragliding pvt(ltd)
    Nepal
  • Element Air
    Element Air
    Switzerland
  • Manchester Paragiders
    Manchester Paragiders
    United Kingdom
  • Flying ColourZ
    Flying ColourZ
    United Kingdom
  • SIV Air Turquoise
    SIV Air Turquoise
    Switzerland
  • Escola 4 ventos
    Escola 4 ventos
    Brazil
  • Cloudbase Colombia
    Cloudbase Colombia
    Colombia
  • Volando en Parapente
    Volando en Parapente
    Colombia
  • Paragliding Academy Sarajevo
    Paragliding Academy Sarajevo
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Cyprus Paramotor Academy
    Cyprus Paramotor Academy
    Cyprus
  • TehranPara
    TehranPara
    Iran
  • Exo-fly Paragliding School
    Exo-fly Paragliding School
    Indonesia
  • Lincolnshire Paramotors
    Lincolnshire Paramotors
    United Kingdom
  • Lin Zhou Paragliding Club
    Lin Zhou Paragliding Club
    China
  • Paragliding Greece/Lefkada
    Paragliding Greece/Lefkada
    Greece
  • Aeroclub Albania
    Aeroclub Albania
    Albania
  • Skynomad
    Skynomad
    Bulgaria
  • Parapente Planete
    Parapente Planete
    France


  • General Meeting 2015/2016

    The General Assembly of APPI be held Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 10 am. For logistical reasons, please inform the secretariat to participate.
  • Pay for member by school

    Now the manager of an APPI school can pay the bill of any APPI member. Just click on the button: "Pay for member". Payment is permitted only if the school has sufficient credit or if an authorization has been given explicitly to the school. If necessary, the manager can buy a credit of 200 euros (or more if the operation is (...)
  • Avoid Yahoo mail

    Due to excessive spam control, many messages sent by yahoo are lost. We recommend, if possible, to not use yahoo mail, but instead another mail server.
  • Do not use APPI in school name

    To APPI school managers: all schools registered on the website by APPI instructors are all APPI schools. Using the term "APPI school" when recording the name of the school, can lead to confusion about the role of the school in the APPI system. Under these conditions, it was decided by the APPI board to ban the use of the term "APPI school (...)
  • Here are the comments about my APPI training

    After following the training course APPI Advanced pilot and Open sky tandem, I would like to thanks the Paragliding school X-ailes and the Instructor Alexis Rodriguez for is patience and professionalism. I’ve been traveling for 15 years and did have the chance to get train into paragliding in different country, but APPI is the most structured (...)