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The Persistent Threat of Loss of Control In-flight
APS President Paul "BJ" Ransbury and VP of Training and Business Development Randall "Random" Brooks contributed to a recent ...
U.S. Army Upset Training: Qualified Instructor Needed
Most people are now aware that Loss of Control In-flight (LOC-I) is the #1 cause of fatalities in civilian aviation. Clearly,...
10 Reasons to Get Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (UPRT)
Most pilots are now familiar with the purpose of Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (UPRT), which is to teach pilots the sk...
APS Announces 2018 Upset Training Scholarship
Aviation Performance Solutions LLC (APS) announced today its 2017 Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (UPRT) Scholarship Pro...
New Master Certificated Instructor Continues APS Tradition of Exceeding Training Standards
APS instructor pilot Larry “Bat” Cross has received his Master Certified Flight Instructor - Aerobatic (MCFI-A) accredita...
A Pilot’s Nightmare: When the Magic Fails
Advances in aircraft automation have significantly improved aviation safety; however, Loss of Control In-flight (LOC-I) remai...
All The Pilots We Have
By now most people both within and outside of aviation have heard about the current and growing shortage of pilots. While the...
Why We Lose Control In Flight
Although these days it is well accepted that Loss of Control In-Flight (LOC-I) is the primary cause of aviation accidents in ...
APS Announces New Senior Sales Manager, Capt. Scott Olinger
APS, the global leader in providing customized Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (UPRT) for all sectors of aviation, is pl...
MOST WANTED: LOC-I Continues as Prime NTSB Target
For the fourth consecutive year the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has placed Prevention of “Loss of Control i...
New Wake Vortex Safety Information Published by EASA
Following a well publicized wake vortex upset event in January of 2017 by a Challenger 604 which sustained damage resulting i...
APS Adds Master Upset Training Flight Instructor in Alabama
Aviation Performance Solutions (APS), a global flight training organization specializing in Upset Prevention and Recovery Tra...
Pilot Response in Time Critical Aircraft Upset/Loss of Control Inflight (LOC-I) Events
Proper pilot response to an airplane upset or LOC-I situation is outside the scope of general training and requires effective...
APS Leads Upset Training Providers in Safety Management
Aviation Performance Solutions LLC (APS), the industry’s leading on-aircraft Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) ...
Preparation and Training: Moving Beyond Luck
Every pilot knows the feeling. Maybe you contributed. Maybe it wasn’t your fault. But the margins were closer than you wa...