SkySchool's APPI PPG Pilot Theory Course

This course is available worldwide and costs $135 (£100). It is designed for complete beginners who wish to prepare for their practical training or simply have an interest in Paramotoring. It is also an excellent way for experienced Paramotor Pilots to improve their safety and knowledge. To get started click on 'Sign Up' below. We value your feedback so please leave a review once you have completed the course. If you have any questions email us on: info@skyschooluk.com
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SkySchool's APPI PPG Pilot Theory Course

Course Syllabus

  • 01
    Introduction
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    • Course Introduction
  • 02
    Practical Course Section
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    • Practical Course Section
    • APPI PPG Pilot Log Book
    • APPI ParaTrike Pilot Log Book
    • SkySchool Course Booking Form
    • SkySchool HSE Policy
  • 03
    Safety Advice Section
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    • Safety Advice Section
    • SkySchool Health and Safety Film
    • APPI PPG Safety and Technical Advice
    • Safety Advice Quiz
  • 04
    Lecture 1: Theory of Flight
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    • Lecture 1: Theory of Flight
    • Theory of Flight Lecture Notes
    • Airfoil Structure
    • Theory of Flight Quiz
  • 05
    Beginner Practical Training Films
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    • How to Forward Launch a Paraglider
    • How to Reverse Launch and Ground Handle a Paraglider
    • How to Fold a Paraglider
    • How to Untangle a Paraglider
    • How to Pre Flight Check a Paramotor
  • 06
    Lecture 2: Basic Meteorology
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    • Lecture 2: Basic Meteorology
    • Basic Meteorology Lecture Notes
    • How To Predict The Weather By Looking At The Clouds
    • Turbulance And Rotor
    • Types of Cloud
    • Basic Meteorology Quiz
  • 07
    Lecture 3: Basic Air Law
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    • Lecture 3: Basic Air Law
    • Basic Air Law Lecture Notes
    • Collision Avoidance
    • Landing Procedure
    • The Paramotor Code (UK)
    • Basic Air Law Quiz
  • 08
    Lecture 4: Pre Solo Flight Briefing
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    • Lecture 4: Pre Solo Flight Briefing Introduction
    • What to Expect on your First Solo Paramotor Flight
    • Hand Signals
    • Reserve Deployments
    • How to Land a Paramotor
    • Pre Solo Flight Briefing Notes
    • Pre Solo Flight Briefing Quiz
  • 09
    Intermediate Practical Training Films
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    • Intermediate Practical Training Exercises
    • Nil Wind Take Offs
  • 10
    Lecture 5: Further Meteorology
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    • Lecture 5: Further Meteorology Introduction
    • Further Meteorology Lecture Notes
    • Further Meteorology Diagrams Explained
    • How to read a Synoptic Chart
    • What is the Jet Stream and how does it affect the weather?
    • What is an Inversion?
    • Weather Fronts Explained
    • Warm Front Diagram
    • Cold Front Diagram
    • Further Meteorology Quiz
  • 11
    Lecture 6: Further Air Law (UK)
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    • Lecture 6: Further Air Law Introduction
    • Further Air Law Lecture Notes (UK)
    • NOTAM Briefing
    • Paramotoring in Class G Airspace in the UK
    • Paramotor Code of Practise in the UK
    • UK CAA ParaTrike Exemption
    • Further Air Law Quiz
  • 12
    Lecture 7: Effects of the Motor on the Wing
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    • Lecture 7: Effects of the Motor on the Wing
    • Effects of the Motor on the Wing Lecture Notes
    • Effects of the Motor on the Wing Quiz
  • 13
    Lecture 8: Flight Planning and Navigation
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    • Lecture 8: Flight Planning and Navigation
    • Flight Planning and Navigation Lecture Notes
    • Flight Planning and Navigation with SkyDemon (UK)
    • Flight Planning and Navigation Quiz
  • 14
    Lecture 9: General Paramotoring Information
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    • Lecture 9: General Paramotoring Information Lecture
    • General Paramotoring Information Lecture Notes
    • APPI PPG Safety and Technical Advice
    • APPI PPG Paramotor Maintenance Checklist
    • General Paramotoring Information Quiz
  • 15
    Advanced Practical Training Films
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    • Advanced Forward Launch
    • Advanced Ground Handling
    • Advanced Manoeuvers
    • Good, Bad and Ugly Take Offs and Landings
    • Analysis of an Ugly Take Off
    • How to fit a Reserve to a Paramotor
    • Water Landings
  • 16
    APPI PPG Pilot Exam
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    • Exam Briefing
    • APPI PPG Pilot Exam
    • Congratulations!