Marvin wrote:Among the reasons I have come across: .....
How about saving up for UPRT training? .... statistically loss of control is a bigger problem than bumping into another aircraft.
It would be great if the CAA did a financial incentive for UPRT. It is mandatory training for new wannabe airline cadets.Wonder if a grant for this life saving training would be more popular than the EC grant?
VRB_20kt wrote:What’s UPRT?
Fair question: malcolmfrost correctly replied:
malcolmfrost wrote:Upset Recovery training. Low and slow, high and slow or fast, also known as unusual attitudes.
UPRT stands for UPset Recovery Training; it would really help the wider aviation community if Posters would explain acronyms that might be common parlance to them that are not common knowledge to others
UPRT came about slowly in the commercial world, but gained acceleration after the Colgan Buffalo crash (Wiki here
and NTSB Report here
I'm just as guilty for not explaining abbreviations and acronyms adequately, and I acknowledge that in our flying world, there are many of them!
Cub wrote: Trying not to fall foul of RobL’s subject police
Thanks for the acknowledgement, but after therapy I'm a little more relaxed about that now, Cub. I have a new bone to chew.
p.s For The Avoidance Of Doubt
, (and in the spirit of the thread); through the Department for Transport scheme (it was never a CAA scheme...they just administered it), I purchased an SE2 (Sky Echo 2)