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Registration Rules


If you are a pilot and want to became an APPI member, please go to Join by equivalence or contact an APPI school or an APPI ParaTrike instructor.

If you are an instructor and want to became an APPI instructor, please go to Join APPI by equivalence or contact the APPI secretary.
You can also contact one APPI Master or Instructor, for your validation. He will help you to register in APPI.

  • For new individual members: registration must be done by an APPI ParaTrike instructor.
  • For new instructors: registration must be done by an APPI ParaTrike master instructor or online, in this case the instructor must be validated by a master instructor.
  • All qualifications/specialties have prerequisites, please pay attention to each course/specialty requirements. To apply for new qualification, the candidate need the precedent level to be validate, as well for instructors levels.
  • For validation which need 2 different Instructors, please have the following procedures:
    • The instructor in charge register the student "in progress" and register the second instructor for double validation
    • The second instructor will have to complete the validation.
    • In case of equivalence, the first instructor or the student has to send the copy of logbook and all certified documents to the secretary for validation.
  • To register a student, instructors must be teaching in a School and be registered by the school director. Instructors can teach only in one school at the time.
  • Once registering a new student, the APPI permanent certification card will be issued within maximum 45 days after the validation from the instructor and the fee payment, except if one of the qualification is in progress, in this case the shipment of the card will be postponed.

Flight school registration rules

  • If you are an INSTRUCTOR you can register an APPI SCHOOL.
  • Numbers of stars for a flight center or school means how many instructors work at the school.
    • Two stars for a school with one instructor, three stars for two, four stars for three.
    • Five stars schools means a school with a master instructor (validated by APPI) plus an instructor.
  • School managers have to choose if the membership fee for new students will be paid by the member or by the school, permission is given by instructor.

Certifications/specialties rules table

Title Type Student 1st requirement Student 2nd requirement Workshop Instructors needed 1st instructor requirement 2nd instructor requirement Level Card level max Card level min Card priority
Open Sky Paratrike Taster Qualification 1 APPI Paratrike Instructor Validated-eq. Paratrike Open Sky Taster APPI 1 Discover APPI 1 Discover
Adventure Paratrike pilot Qualification Open Sky Paratrike Taster Validated-eq. 1 APPI Paratrike Instructor Validated-eq. Paratrike Adventure Pilot APPI 2 Explore APPI 2 Explore
APPI Paratrike pilot Qualification Adventure Paratrike pilot Validated-eq. 1 APPI Paratrike Instructor Validated-eq. Paratrike Pilot APPI 3 pilot APPI 3 pilot
Advanced Paratrike Pilot Qualification APPI Paratrike pilot Validated-eq. First aid Validated-eq. 1 Paratrike Advanced instructor Validated-eq. Paratrike Advanced Pilot APPI 5 Advanced pilot APPI 5 Advanced pilot
Paratrike Performance Certification Advanced Paratrike Pilot Validated-eq. 1 Paratrike Perfo. trainer Validated-eq. Paratrike Advanced Pilot APPI 5 Advanced pilot Pro tandem
APPI Paratrike tandem Qualification Advanced Paratrike Pilot Validated-eq. 1 Paratrike tandem instructor Validated-eq. Paratrike Tandem Pilot Pro tandem Pro tandem
Assistant Paratrike instructor Qualification APPI Paratrike tandem Validated-eq. 1 APPI Paratrike Instructor Validated-eq. Paratrike Assistant Instructor Assistant instructor Assistant instructor
APPI Paratrike Instructor Qualification Assistant Paratrike instructor Validated-eq. 2 Paratrike Master instructor Validated-eq. APPI Paratrike Instructor Validated-eq. Paratrike Instructor APPI instructor APPI instructor
Paratrike tandem instructor Certification APPI Paratrike Instructor Validated-eq. 1 Paratrike Tandem master Validated-eq. Paratrike Instructor Master instructor APPI instructor Paratrike Tandem master
Paratrike Fly guide Certification APPI Paratrike Instructor Validated-eq. 1 Paratrike Fly guide master Validated-eq. Paratrike Instructor Master instructor APPI instructor Paratrike Fly guide master
Paratrike Advanced instructor Certification APPI Paratrike Instructor Validated-eq. 1 Paratrike Master instructor Validated-eq. Paratrike Instructor APPI instructor APPI instructor
Paratrike Perfo. trainer Certification Paratrike Advanced instructor Validated-eq. 1 Paratrike Perfo. master Validated-eq. Paratrike Instructor Master instructor APPI instructor Paratrike Perfo. master
APPI staff Certification APPI Paratrike Instructor Validated-eq. 1 Administrator Validated-eq. Paratrike Instructor No display
Paratrike Master instructor Qualification APPI Paratrike Instructor Validated-eq. 1 Administrator Validated-eq. Paratrike Master Instructor Master instructor Master instructor
Paratrike Perfo. master Certification Paratrike Master instructor Validated-eq. Paratrike Perfo. trainer Validated-eq. 1 Administrator Validated-eq. Paratrike Master Instructor Master instructor Master instructor
Paratrike Fly guide master Certification Paratrike Master instructor Validated-eq. Paratrike Fly guide Validated-eq. 1 Administrator Validated-eq. Paratrike Master Instructor Master instructor Master instructor
Paratrike Tandem master Certification Paratrike Master instructor Validated-eq. Paratrike tandem instructor Validated-eq. 1 Administrator Validated-eq. Paratrike Master Instructor Master instructor Master instructor
Technical certification
First aid Technical certification 1 APPI Paratrike Instructor Validated-eq. Level not defined No display
First aid instructor Technical certification 1 APPI staff Validated-eq. Level not defined No display
Pro rescue packer Technical certification 1 Control & maintenance instructor Validated Level not defined Master instructor APPI 1 Discover Control & maintenance expert
Control & maintenance expert Technical certification Pro rescue packer Validated-eq. 1 Control & maintenance instructor Validated Level not defined Master instructor APPI 1 Discover Control & maintenance instructor
Control & maintenance instructor Technical certification Control & maintenance expert Validated-eq. 1 Administrator Validated-eq. Level not defined Master instructor APPI 1 Discover