The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have announced the publication of new training requirements for airline pilots to prevent loss of control situations. The “upset prevention and recovery training” (UPRT) requirements aim to improve safety standards by mitigating loss of control in-flight (LOC-I) accidents. The requirements are based on International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards and recommended practices and have been developed by EASA in consultation with leading industry experts. All European airlines and commercial business jet operators are required to implement these provisions by April 2016. Patrick Ky, EASA Executive Director, said:
This content is restricted to site members.
If you are an existing user, please login below.
New users may register below.