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Less loss of control in flight (LOC-I) accidents with more AOA indicators ?

  In this recent article published on the Pilot Training System website, the author Roger Rapoport quotes the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) member Earl Weener as making a powerful case for adding angle of attack indicators to all  aircraft. Long advocated by many commercial pilots, and strongly recommended by the French BEA team investigating […]

ECAIR partners with IFSA (French Institute for Air Safety) to help aircrew benefit from its UPRT expertise.

IFSA is at the forefront of technical and regulatory developments, and is offering trainings in the fields of prevention and investigation of air incidents and accidents. Among its references are the armed forces of several countries including France, airlines such as Air France or Royal Air Maroc and some industrial entities such as Airbus, Dassault, […]

Aviation insurers start to recognize the value of UPRT training

As reported by Aviation International News, safety training operators are starting to form partnerships with aviation insurers. With loss-of-control in-flight (LOC-I) being a major aviation safety issue, and hence also representing a major claims risk, it makes a lot of sense for insurance underwriters to encourage safety training efforts that lead to their clients having […]

Pilots largely in approval of increasing on-aircraft upset recovery training.

When the French aviation portal Aerobuzz published an article about ECAIR, it was a welcome opportunity to get some direct feedback from the wider aviation community on ECAIR’s training approach. Philippe Borghini, ECAIR’s founder and CEO had said: “There are three primary factors that can trigger a crisis situation in the cockpit, external environmental factors, […]