04 June 2017


Orlando, Florida (PRWEB)
Aviation Performance Solutions (APS) announced May 2, 2017 at the World Aviation Training Conference and Tradeshow (WATS 2017) the official release of its Boeing Type-Specific Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) programs. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB)
Capt. Dave Carbaugh
APS Boeing Type-Specific UPRT Instructor

Capt. Dave Carbaugh
Dave has been a pilot for more than 40 years having flown a variety of aircraft.  After graduating from the Air Force Academy, he attended Air Force pilot training at the site of APS’s Arizona facility at Gateway Airport (formally Williams Air Force Base).  Graduating near the top of his class he was chosen to return as an instructor pilot.  He was an instructor, check airman, functional check pilot, and wing spin pilot flying the T-37, T-38, and F-5 during his tour culminating in being instructor pilot of the year.  His follow-on assignment was flying F-15 Eagles out of McChord AFB, Washington.  He later transitioned to the C-141 at McChord and was an aircraft commander, instructor pilot, and check airman flying worldwide missions including supporting the first Gulf War.
Source: APS Our Team 
Global Reach
APS is setting the new industry standard for UPRT through world-class leadership and the implementation of revolutionary training solutions across the globe. Recognized globally as subject matter experts in the field of UPRT and LOC-I, APS is the world’s most active UPRT provider with over 1,000 pilots trained every year. With a network of eleven dedicated UPRT aircraft and multiple advanced simulators at four locations on three continents, APS is truly a global UPRT provider.
Arizona, USA is the corporate headquarters of Aviation Performance Solutions (APS) as well as the largest training center in the APS network. All APS training locations offer identical quality-assured, standardized services. APS Arizona is located in Mesa in Phoenix’s Southeast Valley, which is ranked as the sunniest region in North America and, therefore, one of leaders in excellent visual flight rules (VFR) flying conditions. Mesa itself is one of the fastest growing cities in the valley with easy access to a diversity of accommodations, shopping, and entertainment.
  • Located at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (KIWA)
  • 300+ days of average sunshine per year
  • Largest civilian fleet of dedicated upset training aircraft in one location
  • Fly over the beautiful Sonoran Desert
  • Home to Cessna and Embraer Service Centers
APS Arizona is a featured tenant of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (KIWA). In addition to being just a 40-minute drive from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, KIWA itself is served by Allegiant Airlines operating to and from a variety of locations throughout the United States.

Serviced by three 9,000’+ runways, KIWA supports several major flight schools, including the University of North Dakota, Arizona State University, and all Airline Transport Pilots (ATP) in addition to APS.
Occasioned by regular military traffic, the airport has booming fixed-base flight operations, a transient ramp, flight line cafe, and corporate jet services. The training airspace used by APS Arizona is just a short three minute flight from the airport where the APS team enjoys designated operating airspace outside of Class B airspace and deconfliction from the busy operations of both KIWA and Sky Harbor Airport.
Aviation Performance Solutions LLC (APS), headquartered at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona, trains thousands of professional pilots and instructors in comprehensive upset prevention and recovery training skill development.
APS provides integrated LOC-I solutions via industry-leading computer-based, on-aircraft (jet and piston), and full-flight simulator upset prevention & recovery training (UPRT). All training is in full compliance with the Airplane Upset Recovery Training Aid, FAA Advisory Circular 120-109A on Stall and Stick Pusher Training, ICAO Manual on Aeroplane Upset Prevention and Recovery Training, IATA Guidance Material and Best Practices for the Implementation of Upset Prevention and Recovery Training, and the FAA Advisory Circular 120-111 on Upset Prevention and Recovery Training.
APS is the only Part 141 Flight School certified in the delivery of complete upset prevention & recovery, stall/spin and instrument upset recovery training courses worldwide. With additional training locations in Dallas (USA), The Netherlands (Europe), Saudi Arabia (Middle East) and military division in Dothan (USA), APS provides global access to the highest quality upset prevention and recovery training available. http://www.apstraining.com.

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