Category Archives: UPRT Resources

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UPRT: How to train the trainer

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Upset prevention and recovery training (UPRT) will take many airline pilots out of their comfort zone, exposing them to places unknown. For most of their instructors, too, these places until recently were unfamiliar territory. Dr. Sunjoo Advani, chairman of ICATEE … 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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ICATEE Strategic Plan 2012/2013

ICATEE has defined its strategy for 2012/2013. The strategic plan outlines the proposed way forward for ICATEE. It provides a brief overview of the safety threat, the approach and methodology ICATEE has taken in identifying and analyzing the training deficits, … Read the rest of this entry

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ICATEE Annual Report 2012

During the past year, ICATEE has made significant progress towards achieving consensus on how to train commercial airline pilots to mitigate upsets, and the production of the initial deliverables. We have also supported two FAA-led Aviation Rulemaking Committees for the … Read the rest of this entry

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NTSB Chairman Cites Loss of Control In-Flight as a Primary Threat to Air Safety

The video below shows the recorded opening remarks to the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Flight Simulation Group meeting on 9 November 2011 in London, UK. The NTSB chairman encourages the enhancement of flight simulator technology and the prioritization of mitigating the … Read the rest of this entry

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ICATEE Outlines Loss of Control In-Flight Progression

Dr. Sunjoo Advani, Chairman of the Royal Aeronautical Society’s ICATEE (International Committee for Aviation Training in Extended Envelopes), provides a very interesting and informative presentation addressing industry challenges, solutions and expected progressions in loss of control in-flight mitigation through enhanced … Read the rest of this entry

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ICATEE Meeting and Aviation Safety Conference in London

The forthcoming ICATEE meeting in London, which will be held on 7 and 8 November, will focus on creation of the deliverables to ICAO. The main thrust will be the manuals for pilots, instructors, regulators and operators, as well as … Read the rest of this entry

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Strong ICATEE Presence During the EASA Conference on Maintaining Control

On 4 and 5 October, EASA (The European Aviation Safety Agency) held a conference entitled “Staying in Control – Loss-of-Control Prevention & Recovery”. The meeting was attended by over 250 delegates from the global aviation community to meet and share … Read the rest of this entry

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Annual International Flight Crew Training Conference, London

The Royal Aeronautical Society’s Annual International Flight Crew Training Conference brought together the key players from government, airframe manufacturers, airline operators and training providers. A keynote speech given by FAA Administrator J. Randolph Babbitt reflected the FAA’s commitment to maintaining … Read the rest of this entry

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