Para Pro 5 (Advanced) Pilot Rating Tasks

The pilot must:

1. Complete the appropriate log book entries.

2. Display an ability to fly competently and safely in the company of others; maintaining a good look-out, complying with the Rules of the Air and exhibiting good airmanship.

3. Pass the Para Pro 5 (Advanced) written examination paper.

NOTE : This rating is roughly equivalent to the BHPA Advanced Pilot Rating.

Para Pro 5 (Advanced) pilots are encouraged to work towards and apply for the FAI Eagle Award badges.


Experience Requirements: Intermediate Pilots wishing to apply for a Para Pro 5 (Advanced) Pilot Rating must:

  • Log a minimum of one hundred hours airtime
  • Successfully complete at least five cross country flights, in various lift, of no less than five miles, or seven kilometres, each. Ridge soaring flights or flying along the same ridge, only, is not acceptable. (i.e. A run down the Blackstairs Mts. does not count!)

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