Professional Association of Powered Paragliding Instructors 2017-09-17T22:56:42+00:00

Professional Association of Powered Paragliding Instructors

Learning to fly a Paramotor is an exciting, fun and life-changing activity. One we believe that anyone should be able to experience.


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The Professional Association of Powered Paragliding Instructors (PAPPI) is a voluntary 501c3 non-profit membership organization of individuals, schools, and manufacturers who enjoy and support the sport of Powered Paragliding.

We know it can be difficult to know which courses, gear and professionals are right for you. That’s why PAPPI has made it easy. Our certifications allow you to tailor your learning to the type of flying you want to do, and our growing network of Flight Centers and Professionals makes it easy for you to achieve your goals.

Members help promote safe Parmotoring and protect the rights and freedoms of Paramotor pilots worldwide to self-govern and self-regulate to ensure Paramotoring's rightful place on airports and within the international airspace system. We're a united voice.

Powered Paragliding is an amazing activity providing a lifetime of fun and adventure for people of all ages and walks of life.  It also offers exciting career opportunities for those with the passion and drive to become PAPPI Professionals.  If you dream of being the trusted, respected, and skilled expert who introduces others to the awesome world of Paramotoring, then becoming a PAPPI Professional is for you

Enjoy the benefits and satisfaction of owning your business  as an Affiliate of PAPPI. If you're currently with another organization, becoming a PAPPI Flight Center is easy. If you're looking to start-up your own Flight Center, it takes hard work—but you need not do it alone. When you become a PAPPI Affiliate, you gain access to our PAPPI Business Institute, an intensive program designed to help you grow and improve your business operations.

PAPPI is entirely focused on growing the industry one pilot at a time, through our comprehensive educational programs, the PAPPI Business Institute, and special events. Corporate sponsorship is a great way for you to have an impact on this important mission, and the rising generation of PPG pilots.