Discover Bulgaria and become an APPI professional pilot. For the first time professional paragliding courses with APPI master instructors.
April – May 2014, September – October 2014, S
The project “Fly more” of the Sky camp club (“Fly independent”) is an opportunity for accessible training of pilots in Bulgaria and for attracting pilots and professionals from around the world. Supported by a grant from Switzerland through the Partnership and Expert Fund.
Professional paragliding courses
with master instructors from APPI - Mathieu Abrard and Sabrina Thielen,
April – May 2014, town of Sopot
Tandem pilots course: 19 -27 April
Price: Euro 250
Course for tandem flight for people with disabilities: 28 – 30 April
Price: Euro 100
Validating course for instructors: 7 – 11 May
Price: Euro 100
Assistant instructor course: 10 – 25 May
Price: Euro 450
Club equipment 20 euros per day.
Main language: English. The course can be taken in english, french, spanish and german !!!
Leading instructor: Expert Mathieu Abrard
Assistant Instructor: Master Instructor Sabrina Thielen
Mathieu Abrard and Sabrina Thielen are the founders of Paragliding School "Misty Fly" in France. Here it's a five stars APPI school with two french master instructor moving around the world !!!! With Sabrina and Mathieu you can follow almost all the APPI courses from beginner to professional pilot. SIV Master born from APPI Educational system, Mathieu supports APPI courses documents development. He is also responsible on quality control for international standards. Sabrina Thelen fly in France since 2003 and many countries: Switzerland, Morocco, Spain, Reunion island, Nepal, India, Colombia. Acro pilot since 2007, 2010 - 2nd French girl in National Championship 2010.
First aid course - April 2014
Presentation of APPI and the "Fly More" – May 3rd, 2014, town of Sopot
SIV course - June 2014, Ohrid, Macedonia
Professional courses series with APPI experts in September 2014 and September 2015, town of Sopot
Contact us for more information, assistance and booking: firstname.lastname@example.org, +359 894 349 854
In order to enroll in the professional courses you have to become a member of APPI and be certified as an APPI advanced pilot. Exams for the APPI certificate will be held before the courses, on the weekends of the 4th - 5th and 11th - 12th of April 2014. To get your APPI professional licence you also need a successfully completed First Aid rescue course, and SIV.
Learn more about APPI professional courses
Become an APPI member
APPI (Association of Paragliding Pilots and Instructors) is an international paragliding organization, which provides training by a world-wide acknowledged system. APPI connects 103 schools and provides opportunities for collaboration around the world. Currently there are members of APPI in 90 different countries. APPI selection is based on qualifications, years of experience in flying and research on places for practice.
The licence issued by APPI certifies all levels according to FAI’s high standards.
Depending on the weather conditions and new circumstances, the organizers reserve the right to change the dates and program. Updated information will be posted on the website www.sky-camp.com and Fly more profile in Face book.
The perfect microclimate and its chairlift have made Sopot the most famous point of hang gliding and paragliding in Bulgaria. The Paragliding World Championship 2013, qualifications for the World Cup, the festival of free flight “Airheads” and many other competitions have transformed Sopot into the unofficial paragliding capital of the Balkans.
Sopot, the birthplace of the famous writer Ivan Vazov, a population of over 12 thousand people. It is situated at 520 meters above sea level, at the feet of the steep south slopes of Stara Planina Mountain in the the legendary Valley of the Roses. Sopot is 136 km east of Sofia. The chairlift will take you to 1600 meters above sea level.
Delicious traditional food, cheap accommodation, transport and beer.
Close to Sopot there are spa resorts and outdoor swimming pool with mineral water.
Beautiful nature, relaxed atmosphere and possibility for camping next to chairlift station.
In addition to being excellent for flying, the town is also a very popular destination for mountain bikers. The downhill route is an annual host of the biggest mountain bike race on the Balkans, participation in which counts for the World Cup (UCI).
Sopot is a Bulgarian town rich in history and stories of legendary heroes from the National Revival Era. The town has many water fountains bringing fresh water from mountain springs which tell many a secret.