On-Going News Related to ICATEE and UPRT Developments

  • ICATEE honoured by the RAeS November 22, 2014

    The International Committee for Aviation Training in Extended Envelopes (ICATEE) was awarded a Specialist Team Bronze Award for the Committee’s exhaustive work in addressing the challenge of reducing the number of loss of control in flight accidents ...

  • NOS National News Coverage of ICATEE's Loss of Control Training Implementation Accomplishments November 7, 2014

    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 ...

  • UPRT: How to train the trainer September 1, 2014

    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, chairm...

  • Aerodynamic Stall Can Prompt ‘Brain Stall’ March 27, 2014

    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 seaso...

  • The Element of Surprise February 20, 2014

    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...

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