The pilot certificate

the last formality before freedom

The paraglider and paramotor licenses are into a theoretical and a practical exam. It can be délivered in Lorraine (Moselle, Vosges du Nord, Meurthe and Moselle, Meuse) or elsewhere France

Paramotor paragliding certificate

Paragliding license

In France, the paragliding certificate is not compulsory but it can be useful if you want to register for competitions.


The knowledge test

It is held annually on the third Thursday of November by the club MosAiles. To register, just click here ...

Theoretical paragliding certificate

The practical test

It can take place continuously supervised or validated during a refresher training Paragliding together with possibly other schools.

In most cases, count fifteen training sessions (5 initiation + 10 development sessions) and some personal training.
A license can cost you between € 50 and € 1,500. Feel free to call the school for more information.

Paragliding practical patent registration

Paramotor license

Paramotor license is required to fly over French territory. It is issued to French, Belgian, Luxembourger or other EU countries pilots.

The paramotor "passenger carrying" qualification also allows you to be insured when you make a tandem fly with a paraglider


The knowledge test

A theoretical session of the Paramotor pilot license is organized approximately every month by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. It is the MosAiles school which establishes your registration file.

The exam takes the form of multiple choice questions (40 questions), dealing with aerology, human factors, equipment, navigation, altimetry and regulations. These questions are common to all ULM classes. Thirty correct answers are required to obtain this first part of the paramotor patent.

The Mosailes school will help you prepare for this test, through courses and advice throughout your training.

Brevet théorique paramoteur

The practical test

It can take place on one session (one-time evaluation review) or continuous control (during a training period).

In most cases, count fifteen training sessions (5 initiation + 10 development sessions).
A license can cost you between € 50 and € 1,290. Feel free to call the school for more information.

MosAiles is the first French paramotor school Labelled by the French Federation of Microlight (FFPLUM). With this label, a scholarship of € 400 may be obtained by those who receive their certificates before 25 years old.

Brevet pratique Paramoteur

Paramotor license for Paraglider

Accelerated two-day training is provided for experienced paraglider pilots (view more information here ...)

Brevet paramoteur pour parapentiste

Paramotor Instructor Certificate:

The paramotor instructor's license is compulsory to teach paramotor and to issue pilots' licenses.

Are you an experienced paramotor pilot and want to teach your passion? Do not hesitate to get your paramotor instructor certificate!

The instructor training follows a protocol approved by the French ULM Federation (FFPLUM). Allow around a hundred hours of training which will provide you with the theoretical and practical fluency necessary for the training of future paramotor pilots, for risk assessment and for the human factors associated with our discipline.

At the end of your internship and a final exam in front of an independent examiner, you will be able to teach the practice of paramotor.

Being patented for over a year and having your paramotor "passenger carrying" qualification is a big plus.

The training takes place in four stages

  1. An evaluation
  2. Initial training
  3. Training under the status of a trainee instructor
  4. A final exam