FAI Hang Gliding and Paragliding Commission (CIVL)

IPPI Card: Japan

Is the IPPI Card accepted in your country ?

Yes, it is accepted to ensure a visiting pilot has the rating corresponding to the pilot skill standard set by the Japan Hang & Paragliding Federation (JHF). IPPI 4 corresponds to JHF Pilot and IPPI 5 to JHF Cross Country Pilot.

What is the minimum legal insurance coverage required in your country ?

There is no legal requirement for minimum insurance coverage, but JHF requires all pilots to become a member of JHF, with which they will be provided third party liability insurance coverage.

What additional coverage does your country recommend (such as medical insurance, search and rescue etc...) ?

JHF recommends all pilots join its group insurance contract which covers medical and rescue expenses.

Is your NAC prepared to provide a special insurance coverage for guest pilots who do not comply with your national law ?

See above.