Advanced SIV certifications means that the pilot has acquired advanced piloting techniques according to APPI standards.
To enroll an advanced SIV course, an individual must be holder of an APPI SIV rating.
They must have the minimum age in accordance with local rules (Federation/ Civil Aviation/ Army, etc), and have the authorization of a parent/guardian if of minor age.
This course is given above water with appropriate safety equipment. The pilot explores his glider’s limits and learns how to avoid and recover from flight incidents. Also he will learn to improve his emotional control in emergency situations.
Spin to Back fly
Exit from auto-rotation
Exit spiral dive (dynamic and progressive)
360° turns, flat to deep to flat
Collapses on speed bar
Glider stabilization (avoid down plane effect)
Ground handling : Back fly and spin on the ground
Certification is issued when the SIV instructor assesses that the pilot masters the maneuvers autonomously
This certification is issued by an APPI SIV instructor.
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APPI is a Swiss non-profit independant organization that receives no financial support from governments or companies.
APPI provides a paragliding license based on a high quality of paragliding, and an education system that is recognised internationally among all APPI schools worldwide, and partner Associations and Federations.
APPI certifications awarded to a pilot is internal to the APPI system, and shows no particular right in the country where the activity is done, unless APPI is recognized by the legal authority managing free flight in that country. Your paragliding activity must comply with the laws of the country in which it is performed. Check with the local federation if such an agreement exists. In some countries, APPI is the official education system.