Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT)

All Pilots should get UPRT for a variety of reasons. Done properly, it is arguably the best training you will ever receive in an airplane. Before getting training be sure to read all you can on the subject. Don’t be surprised if UPRT eventually becomes mandatory for a commercial airplane certificate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Startle Response  FAA Safety Briefing. Understanding and taming the startle response is critical for dealing with emergencies.

 

  • The Panic Pull  This is something regarding human performance every pilot should know about as it relates to spin avoidance and upset recovery. Read this AOPA article to learn about the panic pull.

 

  • LOCWG-300x270  Loss of Control Work group. The General Aviation Joint Steering Committee (GAJSC) created 2 LOCWGs to analyze and make recommendations for safety improvements in order to curb loss of control accidents. Check out the website for more information. There is a lot of good information to be found there.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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