Airmanship Skills


Why Angle of Attack (AoA)?

July 11, 2017, John Owens, CEO, Prevailance Aerospace

Aviation authorities around the world, including our own FAA, have made conquering Loss of Control Inflight (LOC-I) a top priority….


UPRT Skills Transferability: Effectively Addressing the #1 Killer in Aviation Today

June 12, 2017, Vanessa Christie, Vice President, Strategic Development, Prevailance Aerospace

Why would I train in an aerobatic airplane when I normally fly a corporate jet? Or a twin turboprop? These…


A Step-by-Step Guide to Prevent Skills Atrophy

May 2, 2017, Abigail Greenwell, Marketing Consultant, Prevailance Aerospace

Congratulations, you’ve finally earned every certificate you’ve ever wanted.  Well done!  Unfortunately, you have already begun to experience “skills atrophy”,…


Upset Training Without Getting Sick!

April 10, 2017, Audrey Kovesci, Instructor Pilot, Prevailance Aerospace

Both the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recognize on-aircraft Upset Prevention and Recovery Training…


Training to “Startle”

March 2, 2017, Dean Castillo, Chief Pilot, Prevailance Aerospace

The “Startle” response, common to all mammals, reptiles, fish, and humans – including pilots of any and every skill or…


Training Investments and Protecting Assets

February 2, 2017, Vanessa Christie, Vice President, Strategic Development, Prevailance Aerospace

On-aircraft Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (UPRT) is being presented across the industry as a supplement to recurrent academic and simulator training.


Experiential Learning and the Importance of On-Aircraft UPRT Programs

January 10, 2017, Larry Slade, Chief Operating Officer, Prevailance Aerospace

You fly to a simulated abeam position in the landing pattern with your instructor, and you begin to pull power…


Mitigating the Loss of Control In-Flight Epidemic

June 8, 2016, Vanessa Christie, Vice President, Strategic Development, Prevailance Aerospace

The FAA and NTSB consistently write, speak and regulate in an ongoing effort to mitigate the Loss of Control-Inflight (LOC-I)…


A Brief History of Upset Training

October 2, 2015, Zach McCarley, Test Pilot, Calspan Aerospace

On March 3, 1991, a Boeing 737 crashed near the approach end of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport runway 35. The…

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