Webinar Recording: 3 Best Practices to Overcome Your Deadliest Enemy, LOC-I

Presented by USAIG and APS

Powerful Insights on Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT)
Join us for a 1-hr of discussion topics not normally addressed in pilot certification, yet essential to survival in an unexpected airplane upset event. Taught from the cockpit perspective, this is practical, real world guidance you can put to use to overcome the threat of Loss of Control In-flight (LOC-I), your deadliest enemy every day you fly.
What to expect from this 1-hour webinar ...
  • Understand the Lethality of LOC-I
    • Many pilots are unaware of the severe threat of LOC-I and its standing as the top fatal risk factor.
  • Learn 3 Best Practices to Improve Your Safety Today
    • Tangible and practical things you need to know to start increasing your LOC-I awareness, understand, and application UPRT knowledge.
  • Connect to Additional Life-saving Resources
    • Find out about, and connect to, all-new resources to multiply your awareness, understanding, and application of UPRT knowledge.


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Your Instructor


Paul BJ Ransbury, APS CEO
Paul BJ Ransbury, APS CEO

APS Chief Executive Officer & Senior Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (UPRT) Instructor

Mr. Ransbury’s professional flight experience spans a wide spectrum from general aviation advanced flight instruction and hard-charging unlimited category airshow aerobatic displays to scheduled airlines and military fighter operations. Paul has been developing innovative training techniques and advanced flight training courses for individual pilots, corporate flight departments, government agencies, and aircraft manufacturers for two decades. He is a regular speaker on Upset Prevention and Recovery Training at the Bombardier Safety Standdown, where he and the APS team proudly provide integrated Loss of Control In-flight training solutions for the Bombardier Leading Edge program. In March 2016, Paul was honored to be selected as the NBAA Safety Committee's working group lead for Loss of Control - Inflight (LOC-I), the committee's top safety focus area, and since January 2019 co-leads the Safety Committee's Training and Standards Team. He's a honored recipient of the Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism Award that recognizes individual aviation professionals who have demonstrated their outstanding professionalism and leadership in support of aviation safety in the business aviation industry.

Under Mr. Ransbury's leadership, with locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and the ASEAN region, over 30,000 pilots annually participate in APS-certified UPRT programs implementing proprietary techniques and mitigation strategies. As CEO, Paul's central role is to continually focus APS on its purpose of We Help Pilots Bring Everyone Home Safely.

Professional Pilot Experience and Qualifications

  • B.Sc Honors Mathematics and Physics, Royal Military College of Canada
  • Finalizing MBA with South New Hampshire University
  • Airline Transport Pilots License
  • Single/Multi-Engine Instrument (US & Canada)
  • Airlines: Airbus A320
  • Military: Operational F-18 Fighter Pilot and Instructor
  • Tailwheel/Complex/High-Performance Certified
  • 6000+ Hours All-Attitude Experience in Piston and Jet Airplanes

Instructor Qualifications

  • 7-time Master Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)-Aerobatic, and Gold Seal Flight Instructor
  • Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) / Multi-Engine Instructor (MEI) / Instrument Instructor Airplane (CFII) / Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI)
  • Former Part 141 Chief Flight Instructor at APS (5 Years)
  • Fighter Weapons Instructor Course Graduate (FWIC)
  • Bombardier Flying Instruction Techniques Course Graduate Military