IATA and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) are publishing new training requirements for airline pilots in a bid to prevent loss of control in-flight (LOC-I) situations. Known as Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) requirements, they will prepare pilots to face unexpected events that could potentially leading to a loss of control of the aircraft. EASA executive director Patrick Ky explained: “A number of accidents in recent years have demonstrated that loss of ...

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