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 ...
10/18/2017Newscreated by Guido Reusch
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...
09/26/2017Newscreated by Guido Reusch
Fixed loop connections have not been cut off in any of the tests, compared to connections with Maillon Rapide!
France testhouse Aerotest under new leadership
02/21/2017Newscreated by Guido Reusch
Der Antrag der Firma Advance auf einstweilige Verfügung bezüglich der Veröffentlichung des DHV Safety Class Tests zum Alpha 6...
12/09/2016Newscreated by Guido Reusch
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...
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...
11/25/2016Newscreated by Guido Reusch
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE 2 - OZONE FORZA Harness
11/02/2016Newscreated by Guido Reusch
To date, no response to the letter from the PMA about Safety Class by the DHV. It looks if the PMA had made the request for the data the sore point of...
10/28/2016Newscreated by Guido Reusch
General statement of the PMA to the DHV safety-class
The PMA appreciates in general every test that is beneficial for the safety in the paragliding...
10/25/2016Newscreated by Guido Reusch
The PMA is concerned that the EHPU (union of the European pilot associations), encouraged by the DHV, has withdrawn the current funding for the...
Severe criticism of the DHV Safety Class Tests
Facing no longer acceptable market distortions caused by the execution of the Safety Class Tests by...
The PMA has voted for Philippe Clerjon as new PMA president during their PMA Annual General Meeting in St. Hilaire on 17 September.
The German ministry for transport and digital infrastructure BMVI confirms the acknowledgement of tests for airsports devices carried out by the...
Acknowledgement of the test laboratory of the French Federation FFVL in Germany and situation of the Swiss test laboratory para-test.com
PMA researches the Numbers of Paraglider Pilots Worldwide and finds 127.000 Active PG Pilots and about 26.000 Active PPG Pilots.
PMA decided to recommend a uniform line color scheme for the main lines of all paragliders. This will help the safety of all pilots and especially for...
On 18 September 2014 the PMA Annual General Meeting took place in St. Hilaire France. The PMA board of directors is voted for every second year. PMA...
The German Luftfahrtbundesamt LBA has published In the News for Airmen NFL II 60/14 that the new European Standard for paraglider flight tests...
The PMA agrees that all paraglider manufacturers should contribute financially to the further development of the EN standards. In 2014/15 the EN...
The PMA would like to take a positive and constructive stance in order to help resolve the current disputes
The PMA members have decided to exclude Ozone from the PMA for one year
PMA statement after glider checking of PWC Superfinal gliders at Air Turquoise on 13th February 2014
Official PMA statement re. ENZO 2 flown in the PWC SUPERFINAL in Governador Valadares
German ministry of transport confirms: PPG test by DGAC in France is valid in Germany
The new CIVL/EN CC (competition class) with speed and aspect ratio limited gliders will be valid from 2015 only and not 2014 as proposed by the PMA...
PMA recommendations to CIVL regarding FAI cat.1 competition rules
The PMA has commissioned the first worldwide paragliding market study.
A type testing agreement for paramotor gliders has been signed in between the test centres EAPR and DULV and the PMA. This testing agreement ensures...
The current FAI definition of paraglider is:Class 3: Hang gliders having no rigid primary structure (paragliders), and which are able to demonstrate...
General statement: For legal reasons PMA cannot recommend the lifting of the CIVL ban on Open Class.
Why do we need FAI-Classes - What is the FAI-Definition of a paraglider - What is a rigid primary structure? - and more...
What a Testival, Paragliding Festival and Party.
Lets do it again and keep it nice and simple was the summary of pilots and manufacturers after the...
On Tuesday 18th of November the 4th Meeting of „The Round Table“ took place at lake Starnberger See in Germany. The participants agreed about the...
Paragliding and hang gliding in Austria as per 2008-October-27
(english not available, sorry) Die PMA Paraglider Manufacturers Association e.V. i. Gr., deren Mitglied wir sind, hat am 13. November zum “Runden...
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