Andrea Kappa was born and raised in Castelluccio di Norcia, among the soaring mountains, above the flowering fields. He has flown internationally in countries such as Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Mongolia, Spain, France, Austria, Switzerland, South Africa, Turkey, Morocco and Australia. He has participated in a variety of National and International competitions such as the South African Open and the Colombian Open . In 1990, he was the official Italian pilot for Freax e Paratech and has since 1998, been president of the Pulcino club, from Central Italy in which cross-country flying was nurtured in the country. He is considered the pioneer of the major cross-country flights taking place across Central Italy today.