FAI Hang Gliding and Paragliding Commission
IPPI Card: Greece
Is the IPPI-card accepted in your country ?
The IPPI Card is accepted in our country. The system, in relation to our national system of Pilot Proficiency, is being developed now and we have already ordered the IPPI Cards for compulsory use by our pilots.
What is the minimum legal coverage ?
The minimum legal insurance coverage required in our country concerns personal insurance coverage is, partial and/or total inability coverage due to an accident, death coverage, and third party coverage.
What additional coverage does your country recommend (such as medical insurance, search and rescue etc...) ?
Our country recommends the medical coverage required by EC regulations for EC residents (Form E 111). Visitors from outside EC may have medical treatment depending on the type of their personal insurance coverage.
In case of SAR requirement, assistance is provided by the Hellenic Air Force which covers Sea and Land Operations through the Greek Defence Ministry, as well as by the Greek State Rescue Teams. The above include transport of the person to the nearest hospital.
Is your NAC prepared to provide a special insurance coverage for guest pilots who do not comply with your national law ?
For the case of guest pilots not complying to our national law, the interested pilots must contact with our NAC so that the equivalence of their coverage will be agreed else that the minimum coverage will be provided at modest cost.