UPRT Scholarship Application


Read 2016 Press Release at PRWeb: APS Awards 2016 Upset Recovery Training Scholarship


Scholarship-air-smallAviation Performance Solutions (APS), based at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona USA, has successfully trained 1000’s of professional pilots in fully comprehensive upset recovery skill development, more than any other training organization. For 19 years, APS has been committed to giving professional pilots of all skill levels the highest quality upset recovery training available. APS offers comprehensive LOC-I solutions via industry-leading web-based, on-aircraft, and full-flight simulator upset recovery and prevention training programs. In addition to all flight training being in full compliance with the internationally-recognized Airplane Upset Recovery Training Aid, APS is the only Part 141 Flight School currently certified in the delivery of all of upset recovery, stall / spin and instrument recovery training courses worldwide. More information is available online at www.apstraining.com. APS is offering one Scholarship for their Professional Pilot Upset Training program to deserving pilots just embarking on their aviation careers. For more details on this program, please see apstraining.com/program/professional-pilot-upset-training/.


  • Must be a current, or recently graduated (six months or less) college or university student who is working towards, or has earned, a degree in Aviation (Aviation Operations, Aviation Management, Aviation Safety, etc.)
  • Must be a student in good standing, or recently graduated (less than six months) from an accredited college/university in the United States that is a member of the University Aviation Association
  • Must have a minimum of a Private Pilot Airplane and Instrument Certificate
  • Must have a current Class III or better Medical Certificate at the time of training
  • Must be pilot current at time of training
    • IFR or Landing currency is not required
    • Must be a US Citizen, or meet current TSA aviation training requirements
    • Must complete and submit the attached application with supporting documents by the cut off date of April 1, 2017
    • Winner will be notified May 21, 2018

Must have the financial ability to pay for transportation, lodging, meals during the training period

Congratulations to the previous APS Upset Prevention & Recovery Training Scholarship Winners

  • Chin-An Lin of Taiwan (2016 Scholarship Winner)
    – Alex Johnson of Rocklin, California (2015 Scholarship Winner)
    – Scott Singleton of Redmond, Washington (2014 Scholarship Winner)
    – Hunter Williams of Gilbert, Arizona (2012 Scholarship Winner)

2015 APS Upset Prevention & Recovery Training Scholarship Winner – Alex Johnson of Rocklin, California leaves a few comments below …

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