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||Instructors needed||1st instructor requirement||2nd instructor requirement||Level|
|First aid rescue||Specialty||1||APPI Paratrike Instructor||Level not defined|
|First aid rescue instructor||Specialty||1||APPI staff||Level not defined|
|Open Sky Paratrike Taster||Qualification||1||APPI Paratrike Instructor||Paratrike Open Sky Taster|
|Adventure Paratrike pilot||Qualification||Open Sky Paratrike Taster||1||APPI Paratrike Instructor||Paratrike Adventure Pilot|
|APPI Paratrike pilot||Qualification||Adventure Paratrike pilot||1||APPI Paratrike Instructor||Paratrike Pilot|
|Advanced Paratrike Pilot||Qualification||APPI Paratrike pilot||First aid rescue||1||Paratrike Advanced instructor||Paratrike Advanced Pilot|
|Paratrike Perfo. Pilot||Specialty||Advanced Paratrike Pilot||1||Paratrike Perfo. trainer||Paratrike Advanced Pilot|
|Rescue packer||Specialty||Advanced Paratrike Pilot||1||APPI Paratrike Instructor||Paratrike Advanced Pilot|
|APPI Paratrike tandem pilot||Qualification||Advanced Paratrike Pilot||1||Paratrike tandem instructor||Paratrike Tandem Pilot|
|Assistant Paratrike instructor||Qualification||APPI Paratrike tandem pilot||1||APPI Paratrike Instructor||Paratrike Assistant Instructor|
|APPI Paratrike Instructor||Qualification||Assistant Paratrike instructor||2||Paratrike Master instructor||APPI Paratrike Instructor||Paratrike Instructor|
|Paratrike tandem instructor||Specialty||APPI Paratrike Instructor||1||Paratrike Tandem master||Paratrike Instructor|
|Paratrike Fly guide||Specialty||APPI Paratrike Instructor||1||Paratrike Fly guide master||Paratrike Instructor|
|Paratrike Advanced instructor||Specialty||APPI Paratrike Instructor||1||Paratrike Master instructor||Paratrike Instructor|
|Paratrike Perfo. trainer||Specialty||Paratrike Advanced instructor||1||Paratrike Perfo. master||Paratrike Instructor|
|APPI staff||Specialty||APPI Paratrike Instructor||1||Administrator||Paratrike Instructor|
|Paratrike Master instructor||Qualification||APPI Paratrike Instructor||1||Administrator||Paratrike Master Instructor|
|Paratrike Perfo. master||Specialty||Paratrike Master instructor||Paratrike Perfo. trainer||1||Administrator||Paratrike Master Instructor|
|Paratrike Fly guide master||Specialty||Paratrike Master instructor||Paratrike Fly guide||1||Administrator||Paratrike Master Instructor|
|Paratrike Tandem master||Specialty||Paratrike Master instructor||Paratrike tandem instructor||1||Administrator||Paratrike Master Instructor|