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APPI PPG Instructor

An APPI PPG Instructor is a role model who has a high level of experience and knowledge of PPG skills, theory and instruction. APPI PPG Instructors may set up their own APPI PPG school and conduct APPI PPG Open Sky courses, APPI PPG Adventure courses and APPI PPG Pilot Courses. APPI PPG Instructors may also become specialty instructors.

An APPI PPG Instructor can become an APPI PPG Tandem Instructor, an APPI PPG Performance Instructor, an APPI PPG Advanced Instructor, an APPI PPG Fly Guide and an APPI PPG Sky Guide.

Prerequisites/ Course contents/ Obligation

  1. Be certified as an APPI PPG Assistant Instructor for at least one year or with another PPG training organization.
  2. Be at least 20 years old and in a good medical condition.
  3. Present a logbook with at least 300 flights and 150 hours of solo PPG flight.
  4. Agree to sit an APPI PPG Instructor course run by an APPI PPG Master Instructor.
  5. Submit evidence of a valid first aid certificate.
  6. Respect the APPI Safety Rules and Quality Standards.

Requirements for APPI PG Instructors converting to become APPI PPG Instructors

  1. Must be a current and experienced Paragliding Instructor.
  2. Must have logged 100 flights and 50 hours on a PPG.
  3. Must have held an APPI PPG License or similar for 6 months.
  4. Must have held PG Instructor rating for 24 months.
  5. Must have licensed at least 10 PG students since becoming a PG Instructor.
  6. Must agree to sit an APPI PPG Instructor course run by an APPI PPG Master Instructor.
  7. Must hold a valid First Aid Certificate.

Training and Certification

To apply for certification, the certifying APPI PPG Master Instructor must submit online a validated Instructor Application to the APPI website, along with the required photo and application fee. Upon approval of the application, APPI will issue an APPI PPG Instructor Card.


APPI PPG Instructors who are in Active status are authorized to:

  1. Plan, organise and supervise all flying and training activities in an APPI PPG school.
  2. Run APPI PPG Open Sky Taster Courses, APPI PPG Adventure Pilots course and APPI PPG Pilot courses. Set up there own APPI PPG school.
  3. Assist APPI PPG Master Instructors during instructor courses and evaluations for any APPI PPG certification.
  4. Become an APPI PPG Specialty instructor having sat and passed the necessary course.


To renew annually, an APPI PPG Instructor submits online a Membership Agreement with payment of membership dues. Instructors who have let their memberships lapse will need to fulfill additional requirements designated by the APPI Training and Quality Management Department before regaining Teaching status.


APPI PPG Instructors can become an APPI PPG Tandem Instructor, APPI PPG Performance Instructor, APPI PPG Advanced Instructor, APPI PPG Fly Guide and an APPI PPG Sky Guide.

For further information or to organise an APPI PPG Instructor Course email: secretary-ppg@appifly.org

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Name Country Label Certification Website School
17447 Artion Vreto AL-Albania Validated www.skysport...
17448 Xhonatan Islami AL-Albania Validated
11974 Ale Spitznagel AR-Argentina Validated parapente.ar... ParaPara (270)
12143 Ricardo Caminos AR-Argentina Validated www.airlider...
12144 Marcos Caminos AR-Argentina Validated www.airlider...
17104 Leandro Ramos AR-Argentina Validated Www.queresvo... Queres Volar (251)
10778 Brooke Whatnall AU-Australia Validated www.highadve...
11113 Mauricio Braga BR-Brazil Validated www.aprendav...
12999 Ricardo Maciel BR-Brazil Validated www.cajubr.c... SkySchool UK (7)
13594 Anderson Bech BR-Brazil Validated www.allfly.c... Allfly Escola de Paramotor e Paratrike (180)
13595 Luiz Carlos Lupatini BR-Brazil Validated www.skycompa...
13596 Tercio Rodrigues Oliveira BR-Brazil Validated www.terctel....
13597 Sergio Kawakami BR-Brazil Validated http://airbo...
13598 Luiz Carlos Laghi Filho BR-Brazil Validated www.prodelta...
13599 Rafael Aires de Queiroz BR-Brazil Validated
13600 Tamy Suhett BR-Brazil Validated www.tr4alpin... TR4 sports & adventures Tamy Suhett (187)
13601 Washington Jorge Neto BR-Brazil Validated Acre Fly (193)
13602 Marcelo Rodrigues BR-Brazil Validated
13603 Sayuri Ahagon Baez BR-Brazil Validated www.goldcv.c...
13606 Rogean Albuquerque de Sá BR-Brazil Validated
14093 Milton Vilela Goncalves BR-Brazil Validated www.boaavent... Boa Aventura Escola de Voo (184)
14094 Thiago Ozanan da Silva BR-Brazil Validated Summit Sports Brazil (190)
14095 Junio Cesar da Silva Rodrigues BR-Brazil Validated www.ciadoven... Cia do Vento Parapente Paramotor e Paratrike (183)
14098 Adeilson Ferreira de Souza BR-Brazil Validated parapenteflo...
14099 Daniel Rodrigues de Carvalho e Vasconcelos BR-Brazil Validated www.ciadoven... Cia do Vento Parapente Paramotor e Paratrike (183)
14100 Sidinei Ghizzo BR-Brazil Validated
14101 Edgard Antonio de Souza BR-Brazil Validated Escola de Paramotor Valadares Flying (189)
14102 Adriano Goncalves de Moraes BR-Brazil Validated
14103 Maciel Ferreira BR-Brazil Validated www.voarpara... Voar Paramotor (197)
14104 Raphael Nuno Rodrigues Laghi BR-Brazil Validated
14577 Carlos Gomes BR-Brazil Validated www.goodener... GooDeNeRGy* Ateliê Aeronáutico (216)
14578 Alexandro Alves Cabral BR-Brazil Validated ASAS DO CERRADO (254)
14584 Valdeir Bezerra Santos Junior BR-Brazil Validated
14586 nery felippe BR-Brazil Validated Boa Aventura Escola de Voo (184)
14587 Osnir Antonio Golfeto Júnior BR-Brazil Validated Acre Fly (193)
14588 Angelo Carvalho BR-Brazil Validated www.escolaal...
14589 Ronaldo Da Silva Soares BR-Brazil Validated Acre Fly (193)
14590 Rodolfo Hammerschmidt Junior BR-Brazil Validated
14592 Marcio Aita Junior BR-Brazil Validated
14620 Fernandes Martins de Vasconcelos BR-Brazil Validated www.facebook...
14673 Mauricio G. Braga BR-Brazil Validated aprendavoar....
14786 Fabian Dos Santos Daniel BR-Brazil Validated
14994 Daniel Alexandre Rodrigues BR-Brazil Validated Parajet Brasil (246)
15373 Robson Roberto BR-Brazil Validated Superfly Paramotor (248)
15374 Pedro Da Silva Junior BR-Brazil Validated www.paramoto...
15375 Mauricio Braga BR-Brazil Validated www.aprendav...
15394 Dhiego Rendeiro BR-Brazil Validated facebook.com...
16025 Paulo Canterle BR-Brazil Validated www.asasaove...
16030 Wendell Campos BR-Brazil Validated
16156 Roni Puper BR-Brazil Validated www.ubafly.c...
16261 Carlos Alberto Dal Molina Silva BR-Brazil Validated
16277 Alexandre Lourenço Amaral Barbosa BR-Brazil Validated www.escolari... Escola Rio Paramotor (242)
16278 Samuel Rocha BR-Brazil Validated Paramotor Curitiba (252)
16279 Roberson Fernandes Loriato BR-Brazil Validated www.loriato.... Escola Rio Paramotor (242)
16532 Francisco das chagas Cordeiro Mota BR-Brazil Validated
17431 José De Oliveira Fontão BR-Brazil In progress Harpia Escola de Paramotor (283)
17884 ADRIANO ROSSATO SILVEIRA BR-Brazil Validated Allfly Escola de Paramotor e Paratrike (180)
18072 Claudio Castro BR-Brazil Validated www.freeflyp... Free Fly Escola de Paramotor (277)
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18336 José Sérgio Araújo BR-Brazil Validated
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11556 Patrick Baderkhani CA-Canada Validated
16407 Adnan Shukur CA-Canada Validated
10174 APPI Equivalence CH-Switzerland Validated www.appifly.... APPI International (1)
17804 Adol Singtuy CH-Switzerland Validated PPG Instructor 2018
11828 Sofoklis Sofokleous CY-Cyprus Validated Cyprus Paramotor School (137)
12256 MINAS MINA CY-Cyprus Validated
13190 Manuel Viola CY-Cyprus Validated www.cyprusfl... Cyprus Fly Adventures (162)
13402 Charalampos Charalampous CY-Cyprus Validated Cyprus Powered Paragliding School (185)
13403 Costantinos Antoniou CY-Cyprus Validated www.cypruspp... Cyprus Powered Paragliding School (185)
13404 Panayiotis Constantinou CY-Cyprus Validated
13405 Kostantinos Andreou CY-Cyprus Validated www.cypruspa... Cyprus Paramotor Academy (186)
15673 Kiriakos Avraam CY-Cyprus Validated cysky (253)
12020 Antonio Castro ES-Spain Validated www.parapent...
12262 Steve Marriott ES-Spain Validated
12387 Morgan David Parkinson ES-Spain Validated Parapente Tropical Flight Centre (131)
17350 Armand Rubiella ES-Spain Validated www.paramoto... Paramotor & Paraglider Barcelona School (257)
16041 pascal Vallée FR-France Validated www.pilotage... PILOTAGE-PARAMOTEUR.FR (238)
10133 Alex Ledger GB-United Kingdom Validated PPG Master Instructor 2012 www.skyschoo... SkySchool UK (7)
10176 Kester Haynes GB-United Kingdom Validated www.skyschoo...
10640 Rob Furnival GB-United Kingdom Validated SkySchool UK (7)
11701 Harry Amos GB-United Kingdom In progress
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11795 Nigel Davies GB-United Kingdom Validated www.ukppgweb... UKPPG Training School (March Aerodrome) (116)
12178 Zebur Mercan GB-United Kingdom Validated SkySchool UK (7)
13846 Meshal Sanad Almutairi GB-United Kingdom Validated Kuwait Science Club (287)
15717 James Cole GB-United Kingdom Validated
10724 Asterios Makrovasilis GR-Greece Validated www.paraglid... Olympic Wings (36)
12560 Harris Christopoulos GR-Greece Validated
14322 giorgios amaxas GR-Greece Validated freesky.org... FREE FLIGHT (217)
15227 Savvas Kakoulidis GR-Greece Validated skeye.gr... Cumulus paragliding (218)
15229 Georgios Tsousis GR-Greece Validated FREE FLIGHT (217)
15230 Joachim Skondras GR-Greece Validated www.noborder... No Borders Paragliding (241)
15231 Stergios Karapoulios GR-Greece Validated No Borders Paragliding (241)
15570 George Kissanakis GR-Greece Validated www.paraglid... PPG SCOOL Power Fly CRETE (249)
16538 Thanasis Smiris GR-Greece Validated www.flyparap...
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11731 Ferry Maskun ID-Indonesia Validated
11732 Puja Laksana. M.Hum ID-Indonesia Validated Paramotor school Indonesia (118)
11735 Andika Mountnear ID-Indonesia Validated www.mountnea...
11818 Cathal Fowler IE-Ireland Validated paramotoring... Paramotoring Ireland (120)
10135 Amarjit(Avi) Malik IN-India Validated www.templepi... Temple Pilots Paragliding School (9)
12105 Mangesh Dighe IN-India Validated
10607 Mohammad Razeghi IR-Iran Validated www.parsskyc...
11068 Vahid Nazari Nasab IR-Iran Validated www.cirrusfl... Cirrusfly (87)
11350 Reza Abazari IR-Iran Validated
11354 Hamid Sarajan IR-Iran Validated www.hamidsar... Sunrise (89)
11383 Siamak Pourkalantar IR-Iran Validated www.spflyaca...
11394 Masoud Rahimi IR-Iran Validated www.paramoto... Rokh Air Sports Club (105)
11494 Hesam Bayrami IR-Iran Validated www.hbairspo...
11541 Mohammad Khorsand IR-Iran Validated
11739 Mohammad Hossein Panahi Nejad IR-Iran Validated www.shirazfl... Shiraz APPI PPG School (205)
11917 Babak Hosseini IR-Iran Validated Cirrusfly (87)
11919 Abdolreza Boshtavaei IR-Iran Validated
11920 Akbar Tonekaboni IR-Iran In progress
11922 Sayyed Morteza Alavi IR-Iran Validated www.blue-sky...
11924 Abolfazl Khodayari IR-Iran Validated www.tehranpa...
11926 Seyed Majid Amidi Namin IR-Iran Validated www.simorgha...
11927 Mohammad Ghiasitari IR-Iran Validated
11928 Siamak Mokari IR-Iran Validated www.paraglid...
11942 Rahman Mansouri IR-Iran Validated Iran Paramotor School (191)
13191 Carlo Mistrangioli IT-Italy Validated
14598 Roberto Matteo IT-Italy Validated www.parajeti...
14698 Raffaele Benetti IT-Italy Validated www.ozonepow... SkySchool UK (7)
14946 Gennaro Sistenti IT-Italy In progress
14969 Stefano Bolognini IT-Italy Validated www.paramoto... Neverland (215)
14971 Danilo Guiducci IT-Italy In progress
14973 Francesco Cannone IT-Italy Validated
15029 Maria Lucia Segneri IT-Italy In progress www.paramoto... Neverland (215)
15032 Angela6 Ciuffoletti IT-Italy Validated
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15101 Alberti Giovanni IT-Italy Validated
15188 Riccardo Baretella IT-Italy Validated www.facebook...
15189 Antonio Barlocco IT-Italy Validated www.tonyfly.... ABSOLUTE FLY (214)
15410 Rino Stanglino IT-Italy Validated www.Aeroteam...
17663 Franceso Crobu IT-Italy Validated
17664 Antimo Fazzone IT-Italy Validated paravolante (266)
17665 Cristiano Calledda IT-Italy Validated
15308 Mark Chick JO-Jordan Validated APPI PPG Free Flight Jordan (226)
12964 Talal Alfoderye KW-Kuwait Validated www.q8xtreme... Kuwait Science Club (287)
12965 Fahad Burhamah KW-Kuwait Validated www.298kat.c... Kuwait Air Sports Center (199)
12966 Fahad Al-Yaqoub KW-Kuwait Validated Kuwait Airsports Centre (157)
12968 Ibrahim Alrushoud KW-Kuwait Validated 298kat.com... Kuwait Air Sports Center (199)
12969 Nayef Al-Humaidi KW-Kuwait Validated Kuwait Air Sports Center (199)
13024 Ahmed Almas KW-Kuwait Validated Kuwait Air Sports Center (199)
12390 Deenan Essoo MU-Mauritius Validated
16710 Jurg Van Der Vlies NL-Netherland Validated www.skydance...
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17310 Robbin Van Herwaarden NL-Netherland Validated Poweredparag... Paraprofs (256)
14009 Fernando Simoes PT-Portugal Validated
14010 Miguel Simoes PT-Portugal Validated www.power2fl...
16748 Antonio Fonseca PT-Portugal Validated PILOT.PT...
15573 Julio Vazquez PY-Paraguay Validated
12720 Ali Al saadi Alyafei QA-Qatar Validated www.skymaste...
17541 Nasser Alkuwari QA-Qatar Validated www.flyqat.c... Sky masters sports club (153)
17542 Mohammed Alyafei QA-Qatar Validated www.skymaste... Sky masters sports club (153)
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16765 Yousef Abdullah Al Mogiteb SA-Saudi Arabia Validated PPG Instructor 2017 Saudi Arabia buraydah ausilan (294)
16766 Ghasham Alghsham SA-Saudi Arabia Validated PPG Instructor 2017
16767 Sami Askar Alharbi SA-Saudi Arabia Validated PPG Instructor 2017
16768 Aref Jazza Al Shammari SA-Saudi Arabia Validated PPG Assistant Instructor 2017
16769 Albosaily Abdullah Suliman SA-Saudi Arabia Validated PPG Instructor 2017
16778 Yasir Al Khuraif SA-Saudi Arabia Validated PPG Instructor 2017
16779 Faheed Al Harbi SA-Saudi Arabia Validated PPG Instructor 2017
16780 Haykal Alrwaili SA-Saudi Arabia Validated PPG Instructor 2017
16781 Rsheed Alharbi SA-Saudi Arabia Validated PPG Instructor 2017
16782 Hussain Ghazi SA-Saudi Arabia Validated PPG Instructor 2017
16783 Abdulkarim Alfriedee SA-Saudi Arabia Validated PPG Instructor 2017
16784 Abdulmohsen Alkahtani SA-Saudi Arabia Validated PPG Instructor 2017
11448 Igor Drozina SI-Slovenia Validated tandem-exper... Fly2clouds paramotor school (285)
14955 Enrico De Padova SM-San Marino Validated
14523 Wacharapol Injai TH-Thailand Validated PPG Instructor 2018 www.rasattha...
14525 Thanapat Luajai TH-Thailand In progress
14687 Mark Silverberg TH-Thailand Validated www.skycluba...
17801 david graupera TH-Thailand Validated www.paramoto... Paramotor Asia (268)
17802 Nayot Kurukitkoson TH-Thailand In progress PPG Instructor 2018
17805 Kampol Samngamnim TH-Thailand In progress
10756 Erdogan SANSLI TR-Turkey Validated www.istanbul... Istanbul Paramotor & Paragliding (39)
15722 Mark Silverburg US-United States Validated
12126 Julien Mouraud VN-Vietnam Validated
13067 Ronnie Beukes ZA-South Africa Validated www.skywalk.... Skywalk School of Paragliding & PPG (192)