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APS Breaks Ground on Two New Upset Training Facilities in Arizona

Aviation Performance Solutions (APS) announced breaking ground today on two new facilities at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport including a dedicated facility to serve as the APS world headquarters. The new facilities support APS’ capacity needs to accommodate rapidly growing demand for Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT).

Official PRWeb Press Release: APS Breaks Ground on Two New Upset Training Facilities In AZ

Mesa, AZ – February 18, 2020 – Aviation Performance Solutions (APS), a global leader in Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT), broke ground today on a new 25,000 sqft headquarters and a 40,000 sqft support facility located on a 4.5 acre premium lot at the north end of the airfield at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (KIWA). Slated to open late 2020, the new facilities will allow APS to meet increasing demand for UPRT with streamlined operations and the increased space for aircraft and simulators necessary to continue to offer the most robust and comprehensive UPRT programs available globally.

Rendering of the New APS Facilities: Front View from Left Side

Features of these new upset training facilities in addition to the expansive hangar additions include dedicated operational training areas with expanded classrooms, briefing rooms, flight simulation, integrated multi-media technologies, indoor/outdoor lounge and deck areas for customers, and expanded centralized business areas for APS’s growing team of experts.

“Our new world headquarters facilities in Arizona expand our teams’ ability to accomplish our company vision to help pilots bring everyone home safely,” said Paul Ransbury, CEO of APS. “As demand for UPRT continues to rise, APS leads the industry with programs, facilities, training platforms, and elite instructional expertise to assure leading-edge, quality-assured and standardized upset training that comprehensively reduces every pilot’s risk of Loss of Control In-flight (LOC-I), aviation’s #1 cause of fatalities.”

As UPRT provider to two major US air carriers, international airlines, military and government agencies, flight schools and corporate flight departments large and small, APS is excited to break ground on these new facilities to serve thousands of pilots annually.  


Aviation Performance Solutions LLC (APS) trains thousands of professional pilots and instructors in comprehensive Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) skill development. UPRT programs include integrated Loss of Control In-flight (LOC-I) solutions via industry-leading computer-based, on-aircraft (jet, turboprop, and piston), and advanced simulator UPRT. All training is in full compliance with the Airplane Upset Recovery Training Aid, FAA AC 120-109A Stall Prevention and Recovery Training, ICAO Manual on Aeroplane Upset Prevention and Recovery Training, IATA Guidance Material and Best Practices for the Implementation of UPRT, and FAA AC 120-111 Upset Prevention and Recovery Training. Headquartered at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona, with additional training locations in the US and Europe, APS provides global access to comprehensive upset prevention and recovery training solutions.

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