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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  • Airfield
    Airfield
    South Korea
  • Space Apple
    Space Apple
    India
  • Skynomad
    Skynomad
    Bulgaria
  • Aquila Paragliding School
    Aquila Paragliding School
    Turkey
  • PG-Gurukul
    PG-Gurukul
    India
  • xTc Paragliding
    xTc Paragliding
    United Kingdom
  • Anemos Parapente
    Anemos Parapente
    Switzerland
  • Skyland
    Skyland
    Greece
  • Paramania Paragliding Center
    Paramania Paragliding Center
    Romania
  • Eagle Paragliding
    Eagle Paragliding
    United States
  • Cyprus Paramotor Academy
    Cyprus Paramotor Academy
    Cyprus
  • Gruyere Parapente
    Gruyere Parapente
    Switzerland
  • Canungra Sky Sports
    Canungra Sky Sports
    Australia
  • Clubul Sportiv AirSports
    Clubul Sportiv AirSports
    Romania
  • Wind Riders Flight School
    Wind Riders Flight School
    Turkey
  • My Fake Wind School
    My Fake Wind School
    France
  • UKPPG Training School (March Aerodrome)
    UKPPG Training School (March Aerodrome)
    United Kingdom
  • ADVENTURE SPORTS SCHOOL
    ADVENTURE SPORTS SCHOOL
    United Arab Emirates
  • Chillout paragliding
    Chillout paragliding
    Switzerland
  • Huu Huu paragliding
    Huu Huu paragliding
    Slovenia