Special is the (French) “qualification de montagne”. Can be
done with a JAA and FAA license.
The DGAC (French IVW) supplies after a successful check ride a
statement with your license number that allows you the use of
altiports and altisurface in France.
Although it is a demanding course, it is of great value for your
The course often starts with a “qualification de site” that
allows you the use of a certain altiport.
The course is every year on the altiport of Megeve and the
flying is done on a “Mousquetaire” (a tailwheelplane).