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Testimonials of Real World Saves

While Loss of Control In-flight is rare, it is almost always fatal. APS UPRT has been credited with saving hundreds of lives as a result of employing the learned Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) techniques by pilots across many sectors of aviation. This page takes you through a few of the documented stories of real life saves by APS graduates…

At APS we have tested our UPRT programs over decades of training thousands of pilots. Working with industry experts and regulatory agencies we have assisted in developing guidance for UPRT that is highly effective and results in resilient skills. Practical skill development must be done properly over sufficient time and an adequate number of flights to ensure skills kick in when an unexpected situation is encountered months, or even years after training. Learn more about the industry guidance APS has developed for UPRT operators: Every Pilot In Control Solution Standard ™ for UPRT.

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Real Life Save: Wake Vortex Incident
Dave is a 17,000 hour professional jet pilot currently flying Global and Challenger Bombardier business jets. When Dave came back to …
Upset Training Save: Traffic Pattern Event
UPRT comprehensively and effectively maximizes air safety through the dramatic reduction of the risk of loss of control in-flight …
Surviving an Ice-induced Airplane Upset
It has often been said that there is no substitute for experience but I am living proof that training is sometimes the only thing that …
Airline Airbus A340 Upset Event
Capt. Brad Bennetts describes factors that led to an airline upset event and subsequent stall recovery under extremely challenging …

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