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APS Partners with Delta to Co-develop Airline’s Upset and Advanced Handling Training

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ORLANDO, Fla. – April 22, 2015 – Aviation Performance Solutions (APS), an Arizona-based flight training organization, announced today at the 2015 World Aviation Training Conference and Trade Show (WATS), their selection by Delta Air Lines as its development partner for advanced handling and pilot Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) programs for the global airline. Type-specific jet training programs are being developed for each of eight airplane types flown by Delta Air Lines.

The advanced training provides pilots with increased skills and knowledge designed to prevent developing upset conditions and ensuring correct recovery responses to upsets. According to a report issued by Boeing in August 2014, the Commercial Aviation Safety Team’s statistical research identifies the unusual conditions addressed by this training as global aviation’s top safety concern. “Delta embraces the critical importance of providing our pilots with advanced training to maintain air travel as the safest mode of transportation,” said Captain Jon Tovani – Managing Director, Flight Training at Delta. “APS is the best choice to assist us in meeting our simulator instructor and line-pilot training needs.”

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“APS is honored to partner with Delta which is at the forefront of maximizing the safety of its flight operations,” said Paul Ransbury, President of APS. “It is the responsibility of commercial aviation operators worldwide to implement and maintain the recently-mandated, industry-standardized loss of control in-flight solutions. Together, APS and Delta are partnering to provide the airline’s pilots with the additional knowledge and practical skills needed to safely respond to possible, but rare situations encountered in flight.” Learn more about: APS Airline Upset Prevention & Recovery Training

Aviation Performance Solutions LLC (APS), headquartered at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona USA, has trained thousands of professional pilots in comprehensive jet upset prevention and recovery training skill development. With additional training locations in Dallas (Texas, USA), The Netherlands (Europe) and most recently in the Middle East (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), APS has been committed to giving professional pilots of all skill levels the highest quality upset prevention and recovery training available.

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APS offers comprehensive LOC-I solutions via industry-leading computer-based, on-aircraft (jet and piston), advanced full-flight simulator upset recovery and prevention training programs and airline train-the-trainer courses. In addition to all flight training being in full compliance with the internationally-recognized Airplane Upset Recovery Training Aid – Revision 2, FAA Aviation Circular 120-109 on Stall and Stick Pusher Training and the recently published ICAO Manual on Aeroplane Upset Prevention and Recovery Training, APS is the only Part 141 Flight School currently certified in the delivery of complete upset prevention & recovery, stall/spin and instrument upset recovery training courses worldwide. More at


For More Information:
Aviation Performance Solutions
Carey Bryson, APS Marketing & Public Relations Manager
‭(469) 371-0645‬ USA | carey(dot)bryson@apstraining(dot)com

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