Loss of Control In-Flight
A strong upset prevention and recovery training (UPRT) program provided throughout a pilot’s career is an effective means to mitigate loss of control in-flight incidents.
Loss of Control In-Flight (LOC-I) has been a contributing factor in aircraft accidents. LOC-I incidents are typically induced by aircraft systems, environment conditions, and/or pilot actions. Additionally, the loss of control may startle, as well as confuse the flight crew which can delay an effective response.
The pilot must be well trained and have recency of experience in order to effectively recover from any upset. UPRT should be provided throughout a pilot’s career, and focus on skill development to prevent, recognize and recover from such events.
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