Updates

The latest USPPA updates are posted here


 
  1. 2016 Competition Results Posted

    June 10, 2016

    Competition results have been posted for the 2016 Endless Footdrag near Ft. Smith, AR. Thanks to Britton Shaw and his Judging staff for putting this on. Here are the results.


  2. Endless Foot Drag / USPPA Nat. Comp.

    March 4, 2016

    This year’s Endless Foot Drag and USPPA National Competition has finished with 13 competitors. Scores are in the competition section. Date: May 28-29, 2016 Location: https://goo.gl/maps/2QqdnhEQNXt Link: http://rvppg.com/html/fly-in.html


  3. Featured Imagery Update

    February 7, 2016

    The featured images on the home page are clickable and appear inside a frame now. Please keep sending in your photo submissions! You can send them to the webmaster. Thanks for your support, The USPPA


  4. USPPA Instructor’s Clinic at the 2016 Endless Footdrag Fly-In

    January 20, 2016

    Chad Bastian will be offering a USPPA Instructor’s Clinic at the 2016 Endless Footdrag Fly-In on May 25-27, Wed-Fri. Candidates should have a PPG3 rating and have done at least 8-20 hours of Apprentice work with a USPPA Certified Instructor prior to the Clinic. A PPG3 rating can be administered concurrently with the Clinic for […]


  5. New Accident Investigation Team

    December 27, 2015

    A new Accident Investigation Team has been formed to help the PPG community learn from accidents The team, put together by Christopher Pine, is Chaired by Dr. Ed Lowder who will be attending accident investigation training at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. While he has only been paramotoring since 2012, his credentials in forensics and accident investigation […]


  6. FREE Ratings Clinic at PlanetPPG

    December 4, 2015

    PlanetPPG is hosting a FREE ratings clinic 12/26/15 – 1/1/16! Check out PlanetPPG.Com for more info.


  7. PPG 2 PL (Precision Landing)

    December 1, 2015

    After getting instructor input the Training Committee changed the PPG 2 landing requirement to better reflect what instructors are seeing in the field. They found that new students are almost universally unable to comply with the spot landing requirement of consistently landing within 40 feet of a target, power off, from at least 300′ within […]


  8. Instructor Admin List

    September 13, 2015

    A list of Instructor Admins has been added on the Schools Page.


  9. Exemption Denial

    July 18, 2015

    Read more about the FAA’s Exemption Denial here.


  10. FAA Exemption Request Denial

    The FAA has denied our request for an exemption of FAR 103.1 to allow wheeled tandems saying that, among other things, they are no longer going to approve exemptions of definitions. So if we want to apply for a wheeled exemption, it would have to be under the Light Sport Rules. This also implies that […]


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