“NO ONE RISES TO THE OCCASION, EVERYONE SINKS TO THE LEVEL OF THEIR TRAINING”
OUR TRAINING PROGRAM USES THE RIGHT TOOL FOR THE TASK…. A CORPORATE JET IN THE FULL AEROBATIC ENVELOPE.
The Patriots Jet Team Upset Prevention and Recovery Training program provides training for corporate and airline pilots at our facility in Byron, California approximately an hour north east of San Francisco. We’re the only training center in the United States that provides UPRT in a corporate jet (Sabreliner) in the FULL AEROBATIC ENVELOPE.
Using simulators for UPRT falls short of preparing a crew to properly recover from a real life upset in a corporate jet. Simulators just cannot replicate what the crew will physically experience during a real life upset encounter.
Many Upset Prevention & Recovery Training Courses use small aerobatic aircraft that really don’t perform or recover like a corporate jet. Corporate jets have a much greater mass and much slower roll/pitch rates than light prop driven aerobatic airplanes. Here at the Patriots Jet Center we use two types of jet aircraft – The AV L-39 and the North American Sabreliner.
Upset Prevention & Recovery Training Program Details
OUR TWO DAY UPRT PROGRAM is a comprehensive study and analysis of historic corporate and airline fatal upsets and methods to safely recover from these conditions. An advanced stage of learning which includes practical on-aircraft training is vital to developing the life-saving skills and discipline of proper upset prevention and recovery while airborne.
Two day course consists of:
- Four (4) hours academics
- Two (2) one hour L-39 jet flights and 5.5 hours pre & post flight briefings
- One (1) one hour Sabreliner flight and 3.5 hours pre & post flight briefings
Custom courses are also available to meet your needs and requirements.
The Patriots Jet Team UPRT program is FAA approved and in full compliance with FAA AC 120-111 on Upset Prevention and Recovery Training, Airplane Upset Recovery Training Aid (AURTA), FAA AC 120-109A on Stall and Stick Pusher Training, ICAO Manual on Aeroplane Upset Prevention and Recovery Training, and IATA Guidance Material and Best Practices for the Implementation of Upset Prevention and Recovery Training.