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UPRT - Upset Prevention and Recovery Training.

This theoretical course for UPRT covers revision of aerodynamics, high altitude flight and recovery from an upset. The course is developed for all types of aircraft, and operation, even for a single pilot flying an advanced single-engine or twin-engine airplane. After completing the course, a course completion certificate will be sent automatically. 

Duration: 2:00 hrs


The course covers the theoretical topics for Upset Prevention Recovery Training, UPRT. The course consists of real case studies and a thorough revision of aerodynamics, factors that may cause an upset, and various aspects to prevent an upset situation. New documentation and training recommendations have been developed by ICAO and IATA. EASA, FAA, CASA compliant. A final test completes the course and a course completion certificate will be sent automatically to you. 

License duration: 90 days
You will have 90 days of access to the course, you can review the course as many times as you like. 

Course contents

▪ Definition
▪ Regulatory and Advisory Information
▪ Training Devices
▪ Training Programs
▪ Training Development
▪ Training Expanded Flight Envelope
▪ Navigational Legs
▪ Statistics

Causes of airplane upset
Environmental Induced upset
▪ Air mass related
▪ Mountain Waves
▪ Windshear
▪ Icing
▪ Wake Turbulence
System Anomalies
▪ Flight instruments
▪ Auto flight system
▪ Flight control and other anomalies
Pilot Induced Upset
▪ Instrument cross-check
▪ Adjusting attitude and power
▪ Inattention and complacency
▪ Distraction from primary cockpit duties
▪ Pilot incapacitation
▪ Vertigo and spatial disorientation
Misuse of aircraft automation
▪ Pilot induced oscillations

▪ Lift
▪ Thrust to weight
▪ Angle of attack
▪ Definition of stall
▪ Stall factors
▪ Load factors
▪ Load factors and stall speed
▪ Factors affecting stall
▪ Stall vs Load factor at altitudes
▪ Aircraft Certification and Limitations
▪ Energy States
▪ Energy Management
▪ Engine Thrust
▪ Asymmetric Propeller Loading Effect
▪ Drag vs Mach
▪Coffin Corner
▪ High Altitude Thrust
▪ Flights above FL250
▪ Stall warning devices
▪ Stall prevention equipment
▪ Bank angle protection

Upset Avoidance
▪ Upset Avoidance
▪ Startle Effect
▪ Upset Priorities
▪ Go Around
▪ Upset Assessment
▪ Stall Recovery
▪ Nose High
▪ Nose Low
▪ Active Monitoring
▪ B737 Case Study
▪ AF447 Case Study
▪ Conclusion


This course is delivered via the Qrosscheck Education website. The e-learning course modifies itself depending on your screen, works on both computers and tablets. By purchasing this product you agree that the product will be used by a single individual for personal training and not in a classroom or commercial setting. Evidence of account sharing, commercial use, or excessive use will result in the early termination of the license.


Both metric and imperial is covered and covers the system in accordance with the EASA, FAA, CASA requirements for UPRT Training. 
References: ICAO Doc 10011 Manual on Aeroplane Upset Prevention and Recovery Training, IATA UPRT Guidance Material, Chapter 7, PANS-TRG (Doc 9868, ICAO April 2014. FAA AC 120-111, AC 120-109A, FAA Safety Alert for Operators SAFO 17007

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