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APS Announces New Master Certified Upset Training Instructor

APS instructor pilot Lee ‘Monty’ Hall recently received his Master Certificated Flight Instructor (MCFI) accreditation with the aerobatic distinction. With extensive all-attitude pilot experience, objective third party recognition, and rigorous APS-proprietary airplane upset recovery specific training, APS instructor pilots are the most qualified in the world to teach comprehensive academic, on-aircraft, and advanced simulator Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (UPRT) .
Original PRWeb Release: APS Announces New Master Certificated Upset Training Instructor
APS Advanced Instructor Lee "Monty" HallMESA, ARIZONA – June 7, 2018 – Aviation Performance Solutions (APS) is proud to announce that Lee “Monty” Hall recently earned the Master Certificated Flight Instructor (MCFI) designation, with the additional Aerobatic distinction, accredited by Master Instructors LLC. The MCFI-A accreditation is part of the extensive training and experience APS advanced instructor pilots receive in order to be qualified to teach fully comprehensive Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT).
Lee “Monty” Hall  joined Aviation Performance Solutions in September of 2017.  Prior to this, Lee served for 11 years as Program Manager for the USAF’s Initial Flight Training program in Pueblo, CO., and before that as an Active Duty Air Force officer for 26+ years. As an airforce pilot and training program manager, Monty has amassed over 6000 hours flight time.  More on Monty’s background:
The MCFI achievement is a national, FAA recognized accreditation that signifies a true dedication to excellence in flying and safety. The MCFI is earned through a rigorous process of continuing professional activity and peer review and must be renewed biennially. There are approximately 101,000 CFIs in the United States.  Fewer than 800 of them have achieved one or more of the Master accreditations thus far. Master Instructors LLC relates, “Simply put, the Master Instructor designation is a means by which to identify those outstanding aviation educators, those “Teachers of Flight,” who are demonstrating an ongoing commitment to excellence, professional growth, and service to the aviation community.”
“At APS, we are dedicated to excellence in helping pilots bring everyone home safely through comprehensive Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (UPRT),“ says Paul BJ Ransbury, president of Aviation Performance Solutions. “The achievement of MCFI-A status is an important milestone for full-time APS instructor pilots, along with their extensive background experience and unmatched in-house UPRT-specific training. As stated by the FAA in multiple advisory circulars, and as ICAO reaffirms in their Manual on Aeroplane UPRT, ICAO Doc 10011, a well-qualified instructor is the most essential component in the delivery of effective UPRT. ”
The Master Instructor designation is a national accreditation recognized by the FAA. Candidates must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to excellence, professional growth, and service to the aviation community, and must pass a rigorous evaluation by a peer Board of Review. The process parallels the continuing education regimen used by other professionals to enhance their knowledge base while increasing their professionalism. Designees are recognized as outstanding aviation educators for not only their excellence in teaching, but for their engagement in the continuous process of learning — both their own, and their students’. The designation must be renewed biennially and significantly surpasses the FAA requirements for renewal of the candidate’s flight instructor certificate. Learn why the Master Certified Flight Instructor program matters to APS.
Aviation Performance Solutions LLC (APS), headquartered at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona, trains thousands of professional pilots and instructors in comprehensive Upset Prevention and Recovery Training skill development. APS provides integrated LOC-I solutions via industry-leading computer-based, on-aircraft (jet and piston), and full-flight simulator Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (UPRT). All training is in full compliance with the Airplane Upset Recovery Training Aid, FAA Advisory Circular 120-109A on Stall Prevention and Recovery Training, ICAO Manual on Aeroplane Upset Prevention and Recovery Training, IATA Guidance Material and Best Practices for the Implementation of Upset Prevention and Recovery Training, and the FAA Advisory Circular 120-111 on Upset Prevention and Recovery Training. APS is the only Part 141 Flight School certified in the delivery of complete upset prevention & recovery, stall/spin and instrument upset recovery training courses worldwide. With additional training locations in Texas (USA), The Netherlands (Europe), and military division in Alabama (USA), APS provides global access to the highest quality Upset Prevention and Recovery Training available. Please visit our website at:


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