Category Archives: Press Releases

NOS National News Coverage of ICATEE’s Loss of Control Training Implementation Accomplishments

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Pilots must practice in reality how to prevent loosing control over their airplane and regain control in the case of an upset condition. The European Aviation Organization EASA is therefore changing the rules of training for commercial pilots; the USA … Read the rest of this entry

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Aerodynamic Stall Can Prompt ‘Brain Stall’

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When pilots face an unexpected event—and with the impressive levels of reliability these days, these are indeed very rare—often there is a cognitive freezing that causes confusion or reversion to reactions developed earlier. Even the most seasoned pilot may end … Read the rest of this entry

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The Element of Surprise

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CAT magazine issue 1 2014 has published a new article on the need for startling scenarios as part of  Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) for airline pilots. Accident statistics show that Loss-of-Control In-Flight (LOC-I) is still the number one … Read the rest of this entry

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Manual Handling – CAT Magazine

Halldale Publications’ Civil Aviation Training (CAT) Magazine features an article on ICATEE’s deliverables in its 4th Issue of 2012. The article presents the philosophy behind the manuals, and discusses the potential impact the new ICAO Manual will have in helping … Read the rest of this entry

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Air France Flight 447 Investigation: Pilots Not Properly Trained to Fly the Airbus A330?

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The Airbus A330 has one of the most sophisticated automated piloting systems in the airline industry, but the 2009 crash of Air France Flight 447 has some experts saying that the pilots weren’t adequately trained to handle the plane in … Read the rest of this entry

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New Guidelines Coming for Stall Training

Now the leading cause of airliner hull losses and fatalities, loss of control is driving improvements in training to help pilots recognize and recover from aircraft upsets in flight. Stall is the number-one cause of upsets leading to loss of … Read the rest of this entry

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“When Disaster Threatens, Instinct Can Be a Pilot’s Enemy”

In the wake of the Air France crash over the Atlantic in 2009, the aviation industry is realizing that many pilots are not adequately trained to overcome impulsive reactions during a loss of control. The New York Times has posted … Read the rest of this entry

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International Enhanced Aviation Safety Working Group on Stalls and Upset Recovery Meets in The Netherlands

The International Committee for Aviation Training in Extended Envelopes (ICATEE) of the Flight Simulation Group of the UK-based Royal Aeronautical Society, announced today an industry-wide attendance at its fourth 2011 conference, being hosted by TNO, NLR and KLM. These organizations, who are members of ICATEE, are involved in developing and implementing strategies to improve aviation safety. The meetings will take place on June 14, 15 and 16. Read the rest of this entry

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International Upset Recovery and Enhanced Stall Training Working Group Gathers in Arizona

The International Committee for Aviation Training in Extended Envelopes (ICATEE) Meets in Arizona this Week to Assess Advancements in Upset Prevention and Recovery Training to Enhance Commercial Air Safety Worldwide – A Report Issued by Boeing in July 2010 Identifies Loss of Control in-Flight (LOC-I) as the cause of the most crash-related fatalities in commercial aviation worldwide over the past 10 Years – Effectively Delivered Upset Recovery Training Mitigates the LOC-I Threat to Commercial Air Safety through Pilot Education and Skill Development. Arizona’s APS Emergency Maneuver Training has been Developing, Enhancing and Delivering LOC-I Solutions for Over 15 Years with Technologies that may Further ICATEE’s Global Flight Training Challenge. Read the rest of this entry

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