Our instructors teach a variety of specialized UPRT courses and enhancements designed to significantly increase manual handling skills, airmanship, aeronautical decision making, and operational safety.
APS’ elite instructors are chosen from the most experienced, friendly, and professional pilots in the industry. Together they bring unique and valuable real-world experience in military, corporate, aerobatic, and commercial aviation. Our instructors must graduate from APS’ demanding 5-week qualification program in addition to their many years of military and/or commercial flight experience. Mentored at APS under the supervision of senior APS UPRT masters for a period of two full years, APS guarantees standardized instructor qualifications and expertise, ensuring you receive the same high-standard, professional UPRT at every APS location on every training platform.
Master CFI Instructors
An essential component of our unparalleled instructional philosophy, APS instructor pilots achieve the Master Certified Flight Instructor-Aerobatics (MCFI-A) designation by the end of their first year with APS and are required to maintain currency. Learn more about the MCFI and its rigorous requirements here.