PPG 3 trike Advance Pilot course

PPG 3 Advanced Pilots are pilots who want to enter competitions or have better paramotor skills, combining performance in flight, distance, speed and safety. The PPG 3 Advance Pilots can progress on to the PPG Professional level.

Pre-requisites/Course contents/Obligation

To enroll in PPG 3 trike Advance Pilot course, an individual must:

  • Be certified as an PPG Performance Pilot
  • Flown for a minimum of 100 hours of solo flying or 50 hours under the supervision of a PPG Instructor
  • Have a minimum age of 17 years old.
  • Respect safety rules and quality standards
  • Attend PPG 3 trike Pilot theoretical course and appear for the exam
  • Attend minimum 4 day course with a certified instructor consisting of the following PPG 3 trike Pilot training syllabus.
  • Competition rules and regulations
  • Advanced Flight Planning and Navigation
  • Advanced Meteorology
  • Theory of Thermals and techniques of thermalling
  • Competition flying, equipment and Pilot limitations
  • Advance level examination
  • Advanced flight Planning and navigation with and without instruments
  • Understanding and application of dynamic weather conditions to get optimise flying
  • Different thermalling techniques
  • Competition flying equipment and pilot ability
  • Understanding of Aero medical facts
  • Advanced level exams
  • In flight

  • Demonstrate the ability to fly in thermals without paramotor running
  • Emergencies and their remedies
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and navigate a 25 km cross country flight
  • Demonstrate the ability to safety perform wingovers, steep turns, spirals and recovery
  • Spot landing on a particular target
  • General course requirements

  • Pilot uses good judgement and has a level of maturity appropriate with the rating
  • Pilot is familiar with the canopy and paramotor manuals and can maintain their engine
  • Pilot completes all theory training and passes the PPG advanced pilot exam.
  • Pilot logs at least 10 solo flights under the supervision of a PPG instructor.

Continued qualification of PPG 3 and Currency of

flying skill

To maintain this qualification a minimum of 20 hrs or 40 hours per year are required after completing the PPG 3 rating.