Webinar Recording: Delta Air Lines (DAL) Upset Training Innovations

Bringing Major Air Carrier UPRT to Over 10,000 Pilots

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Powerful Insights on Airline UPRT Implementation Relevant to All Air Carriers
Gain insights into the Delta Air Lines (DAL) UPRT Program in response to FAR 121.423, Extended Envelope Training, initiated by the airline in 2016. As one of the first major legacy US air carriers to address modernized Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT), learn from one of DAL's UPRT Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) first-hand on the challenges of creating, developing, and implementing an all-new program for over 10,000 pilots.
Main Speaker and Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Brian Sims, one of the DAL UPRT SMEs, grew up around bush flying in Southeast Asia, but after instructing and graduating from Embry-Riddle, his airline career followed a predictable path from the regionals to Delta Air Lines. At Delta, Brian is a Subject Matter Expert on UPRT where he has first-hand perspective on rolling out UPRT to a major international airline.
Brian was joined by APS VP Flight Operations and Standards, and 737NG Captain, Clarke McNeace, to deliver an insightful and valuable session together. The event wraps up with a moderated Q&A panel to address attendee questions.
What to expect from this 1.5-hour webinar ...
  • Learn the Value of Having Specialized Airline UPRT Subject Matter Experts on the Team
  • Understand the Critical Importance of Instructor Standardization and Quality Assurance in UPRT
  • Investigate How 'Real World' Data Can Be Used in UPRT to Compliment Operational Needs
  • Better Appreciate the Overall Benefits of Airline UPRT
  • Gain a Deeper Understanding of Why Resilient Airline UPRT Knowledge and Training Matters

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Brian Sims
Brian Sims

Brian Sims is the Lead UPRT Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Delta Air Lines. In that role he is responsible for ensuring the technical accuracy of UPRT presentations and information and the on-going UPRT training requirements for all instructors and UPRT SMEs at Delta.

Brian grew up around bush flying in Southeast Asia, but was first introduced to all-attitude flying from an aerobatic flight during his time attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, where he worked as an instructor prior to graduation. His airline career began at a Regional Airline where he flew for 10 years, serving 3 years as a First Officer and 7 years as a Captain on several Bombardier aircraft.

At Delta, Brian has flown the Boeing 717, 757, and 767 and worked in the Training Department for 5 years leading to his selection as the Lead UPRT Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Delta. Brian received his initial Train-the-Trainer qualification with APS on the Extra 300L and has received recurrent training in the SIAI Marchetti S.211 all-attitude jet training aircraft.