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USAIG-APS Upset Prevention & Recovery Training

USAIG Performance Vector UPRT Benefit

The APS-USAIG Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) program generates durable, life-saving skills by developing pilots’ ability to recognize, avoid and recover from virtually any airplane upset, unusual attitude or stall/spin entry condition. The customized 2-day/3-flight course is available for USAIG customers through USAIG’s Performance Vector safety initiative, available to qualifying USAIG policyholders. Through the program, APS instructors deliver a proven academic curriculum integrated with three flights in an Extra 300L aircraft to embed core pilot skills that translate directly to any fixed-wing aircraft.

Logistics for Course Booking

USAIG provides course tuition for the Upset Prevention and Recovery Training course unique to USAIG for one pilot. All travel, lodging, add-ons, and other logistical costs are the responsibility of the policyholder.

Courses are offered at the APS Headquarters located at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (KIWA). Classes start early morning on Mondays and Wednesdays year-round.

Participant requirements:

  • Maximum Participant Height: 6′ 6″ (190 cm)
  • Maximum Participant Weight: 250 lbs. (113 kg)
  • Must be fluent in English (both comprehension and spoken)
  • Medical fitness is the responsibility of the customer

Scheduling Your USAIG-APS Performance Vector UPRT

To take advantage of this benefit, enroll in USAIG Performance Vector by contacting your broker, underwriter, or USAIG’s Aviation Safety Programs Director at (212) 859-3856 or by email at After receiving your enrollment confirmation by email, contact APS: 480-279-1881. Please be sure to clarify you are enrolling in the USAIG course.

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