UPRT for NAA inspectors

Last December the French DGAC has selected our company to provide a specific “Train the Trainer Course” for two inspectors. This course took place in Paris and included Academic refresher and practical UPRT exercises  both maneuver-based and scenario-based exercises on A330 type specific FSTD. We have been extremely proud to provide them our new UPRT  “Train the Trainer […]


My Captain and I were witnesses but also actors of a LOC-I situation (Loss Of Control In flight) at the end of a leg between Nuremberg (Germany) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) in May, 2011. We were very fortunate to finally land the aircraft safely and to be able to talk about this incident. We’d like […]

Discussing UPRT at the EBAA Annual Safety Conference

ECAIR Aviation has been invited by EBAA to its yearly Annual Safety conference in Copenhagen. A vast array of topical matters has been addressed and discussed amongst panels and with a line-up of specialists. It brought together senior aviation professionals from regulators, manufacturers, business aviation operators and trade bodies from all over the world. ECAIR […]

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, […]