Instructor Profile Information

Chad Bastian

Email: chad@trikebuggy.com
Phone: 805-965-3733
Mobile Phone: 805-403-1859

Conduct most training?
State: CA


Instructor Certifications

USPPA Foot Administrator
Certification Date:

USPPA Tandem Administrator
Certification Date: 02/17/2010

USPPA Foot Launch
Certification Date:

USPPA High Wind
Certification Date: 05/22/2012

USPPA Tandem Foot Launch
Certification Date:

USPPA Wheel Launch
Certification Date:

USHPA
Certification Date: 06/17/1993

School Affiliation
School: American Paragliding
Other: TrikeBuggy


Training Offered to Students

Type of Training:
United States Powered Paragliding Association (USPPA)
United States Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association (USHPA)

USPPA - Foot Launch:
PPG1-FL
PPG2-FL
PPG3-FL
PPG3-High Wind Special Skills
Instructor-FL
High Wind Instructor-FL
Tandem Instructor Trainee-FL
Tandem Instructor-FL

USPPA - Wheel Launch:
PPG1-WL
PPG2-WL
PPG3-WL
Instructor-WL

USHPA:
P1
P2
P3
P4
Instructor

Towing used in instruction?
No

Tandem used in instruction?
Yes


Offers equipment sales?
Yes

Motor Brands?
Miniplane Importer, Fresh Breeze, Parajet, PAP, Nirvana, Bailey, Fly Products.

Wing Brands?
Ozone

Harness Brands?
Ozone, SupAir


Additional Information

Chad Bastian - Current Owner/Operator and Lead Instructor of TrikeBuggy, Inc., American Paragliding and Miniplane-USA, was the previous Owner/Operator of Fly Above All Paragliding in Santa Barbara, CA. Chad teaches foot launched Paramotoring, PPG Trike skills,Tandem Pilot, Tandem Instructor and Basic and Advanced Instructor skills and ratings with the USPPA. He has developed and implemented one of the only Powered Paragliding Trike Training Syllabus and Practical Skills Program in the US, specifically for teaching the TrikeBuggy, which he developed and manufactures.