APPI school N°209

Paragliding school Flumen (Escuela de Vuelo)

ValidSchool N° 209 Paragliding

Registered on 15 Dec 2015

Valle de Bravo , 03740 Mexico City, Mexico

+52 15551672966 , +52 15551672966

Marko Hrgetic 14372

Open from january until december

El Penon, Valle de Bravo

Learn to paraglide in Valle de Bravo!

Paragliding courses from OpenSky to Instructor.
Evolution and continuity GUARANTEED.
XC courses in Valle de Bravo.
SIV Courses in Yelapa. ESP version.

Why us:



Equipment sales.
Equipment maintenance.
Local transport.

Our team

Marko Hrgetic (14372)

Marko Hrgetic

Master instructor

License n°14372

Working as paraglider instructor and owner of PG school in Mexico - FLUMEN.
Certified instructor also by Croatian Civil Aviation Agency 00150.

Adventure and APPI courses during whole year in Valle de Bravo.
Specialized in flying and guiding for XC.

Flying since 2005.
Competitor in XC competitions since 2006.
Flying PWC and FAI 1 and FAI 2 competitions.

Ex Croatian Worlds representative, now Check representative PWC / FAI competitor.

More about me:

Pablo Robles Gil (14831)

Pablo Robles Gil

APPI instructor

License n°14831

Feliz habitante de la troposfera

Ricardo Gomez Palacio (14843)

Ricardo Gomez Palacio

Assistant instructor

License n°14843

Hector Martin (14849)

Hector Martin

Pro tandem

License n°14849

1999 / 2000 - Paragliding training to P1/P2/P3, Alas de Hombre flight school, Valle de Bravo, Mexico. 
2000 / 20XX - Exploration of multiple flying places in Mexico, USA, Chile, Colombia, Spain, Portugal, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia, Morocco, etc., hike and fly activity for free exploration and competition (awarded), participant to fly-ins (honorary awarded), online competitions as XContest (awarded) and FAI Cat. 2 competitions (awarded). 
2006 / 20XX - Member of the national HG/PG free flight association (ANPYP) committee (Comité Organizativo Operacional). 
2006 / 2010 - Web Master for the the national HG/PG free flight association (ANPYP) web site. 
2006 - First P1/P2 graduated students as independent paragliding instructor in Mexico. 
2007 / 2011 - Member of the National Aeronautical Sports Federation special organization and operation committee (FEMEDA). 
2007 - Launch Marshall for the National PG Tour (ANPYP CNM) and assistant for the development of the competition tour rules book. 
2008 - 20XX - Meet Director, Meet Organizer and Tour Chief for a total so far of 17 national FAI Cat. 2 PG competitions held in locations as Valle de Bravo, Ensenada, Colima, Tapalpa, San Marcos, Aguascalientes, Puebla, Fortin, Oaxaca, etc. Plus other XC non FAI or ranked competitions.
2009 - Team Leader for the National Paragliding Selection Team, FAI Paragliding World Championship, Cat. 1 competition. 
2009 - Honorary achievement awarded "Hombre Alado" at the annual awards ceremony of the Fortin de las Flores competition and fly-in, for the personal contribution to the National Paragliding Selection Team as Team Leader for the FAI Paragliding World Championship, Cat. 1 competition.
2009 / 2011 - Meet Organizer and Meet Director for the CNM (Mexican Competition Tour FAI Cat. 2 competition series) for the national paragliding association and federation.
2009 / 2011 - National Federation and Association flight licensing manager for recreational / competition pilots and National Ranking and Competition Rules Director. 
2009 - Advanced SIV training, Alas del Hombre, Mexico. Red Cross certified First Aid Technician. 
2009 / 2011 - Manager and co-founder of PG school, club and store "Lift Zone" Valle de Bravo, Mexico. Practice and theorical flight instructor for "Lift Zone". Editor and writer for "Lift Magazine".
2009 / 2011 - Sponsored several completion pilots with different pilot rankings and levels, up to the National Paragliding Selection Team for the 2011 FAI Paragliding World Championship, Cat. 1 competition, Piedrahita Spain.
2009 - USHPA Level T3 commercial tandem certification with Jeffery Farrel, Valle de Bravo clinics.
2010 - Awarded the "Alberto Braniff" achievement from the National Federation for organizing the national tour and promoting the improvement of the sport. 
2010 - Paraglider service and maintenance workshops at Skywalk headquarters in Germany, UP headquarters in Austria and Charly Finsterwalder offices in Germany. 
2010 / 2013 - Team member for development and testing for the experimental LK-8000 flight software.
2010 - First personal participation as pilot in a FAI Cat. 2 competition, awarded 1th place trophy for the Sport Category. 
2011 - First personal participation as pilot in a XC online competition (XContest), awarded 1th place trophy for the Sport Category. 
2011 - First personal XC flight beyond 100 Kms of linear distance in Iquique, Chile.
2011 - Team Leader for the National Paragliding Selection Team, FAI Paragliding World Championship, Cat. 1 competition.
2011 - Meet Organizer and Meet Director of the Ensenada Paragliding Open FAI Cat. 2, first paragliding competition in Baja Californian, México.
2013 - Thermal / XC theoretical and practical training, Flumen flight school. 
2014 / 20XX - Co-Founder and President of the local flying club of el Penon in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.
2014 / 2015 - Meet Organizer and Meet Director for the Copa Intrepidos, FAI Cat. 2 competitions in Valle de Bravo, Mexico on association with Valle Intrepido.
2015 - Technical and logistical support for the FAI Hang Gliding Word Championship, Cat. 1 competition. 
2015 / 20XX - APPI affiliated member.
2016 / 2017 - Meet Director for the XII and XIII editions of the Monarca Paragliding Open, FAI Cat. 2 competition in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.
2016 - Advance pilot training and tandem professional pilot training according to current APPI regulations, Flumen flight school. 
2016 - X-Pyr 2016, 10th Place as Supporter for Eduardo Garza. 
2016 - APPI Workshop Mexico with Edgar Soria, Marko Hrgetic and Dale Covington. Currently validated to Open Sky Tandem Pilot, Pro Certification in progress.

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Latitude: 19°22′36"N, Longitude: 99°10′56"W (19.3769,-99.1824)