On 5 December 2017, after a number of years, a direct meeting with the 3 accredited test houses will take place on the invitation of the PMA Executive Board at Bregenz.
The participants want to share their experiences regarding the accreditation...

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Protocol - AGM PMA - September 21 2017 in St. Hilaire, France

The original version has been made in german language – this is only a translation of the original version.

Start 10:30

Present: Simon Campiche (Advance), Hannes Papesh (Phi), Bruce...

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Fixed loop connections have not been cut off in any of the tests, compared to connections with Maillon Rapide!

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France testhouse Aerotest under new leadership

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Der Antrag der Firma Advance auf einstweilige Verfügung bezüglich der Veröffentlichung des DHV Safety Class Tests zum Alpha 6 und Epsilon 8 wurde durch das Landesgericht München abgewiesen. Auf den Webseiten...

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Advance's application for an interim injunction regarding the publication of the DHV Safety Class tests on the Alpha 6 and Epsilon 8 was rejected by the Munich Regional Court. On the DHV and Advance websites only brief statements are published...

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Translation of an open letter to the german authorities:

Ladies and Gentlemen!

In the accrediting area of ​​the rescue type test, it is possible to test a rescue for paragliders according to EN 1291: 2015 as well as LTF 91/09 point 6.
The tests...

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Guido Reusch, Color photo

The PMA has elected Guido Reusch to succeed Hans Bausenwein as new secretary at the annual meeting in St. Hilaire .
The PMA members are thanking the long-standing CEO Hans Bausenwein for his work and dedication.


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The PMA is concerned that the EHPU (union of the European pilot associations), encouraged by the DHV, has withdrawn the current funding for the further development of the EN norms for paragliding.

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