APS Joins Worldwide Leader in Aviation Insurance Solutions to Enhance Pilot Safety with UPRT

23rd Oct 2022

Starr Aviation, a worldwide leader in aviation insurance solutions, has selected APS Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) as part of its comprehensive Starr Safety Partnership program. The new program, announced at NBAA-BACE, presents a multi-faceted approach to effectively bolster pilot safety and reduce risk by offering significant discounts to pilots and companies choosing to take advantage of leading training and safety-enhancing opportunities offered by the included partners. UPRT is crucial for pilots to mitigate their number one fatal threat to air safety, Loss of Control In-flight (LOC-I).

“UPRT is a critical tool pilots and flight departments should be using to mitigate aviation’s most significant fatal threat globally,” said Kyle Sparks, Starr Aviation senior vice president and chief underwriter. “We feel confident that comprehensive UPRT provided by APS reduces accident risk and provides pilots advanced skills and proficiency that will benefit them throughout their careers.”

“APS is honored to partner with Starr Aviation as industry safety champions to comprehensively contain the constantly changing risk environment,” said Paul BJ Ransbury, Chief Executive Officer at APS. “UPRT as implemented by APS ingrains pilots with knowledge, insights, and competencies applicable to their day-to-day operations to improve aeronautical decision making and enhance safety margin awareness across both automated and manual flight operations.”

About Aviation Performance Solutions

At APS, They Help Pilots Bring Everyone Home Safely. Their proven Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) system—delivered by elitely trained and qualified UPRT instructors in the industry—overcomes the #1 Fatal Threat of Loss of Control In-flight (LOC-I) and has saved 100s of lives. Our world class facilities are dedicated to optimizing the learning experience: APS provides transformational training customized to the needs of professional pilots. Perfected for over 25 years, their solutions for every fixed wing pilot maximize skills and abilities to bring everyone home safely…on every flight.

About Starr Insurance Companies

Starr Insurance Companies (or Starr) is a marketing name for the operating insurance and travel assistance companies and subsidiaries of Starr International Company, Inc. and for the investment business of C. V. Starr & Co., Inc. and its subsidiaries. Starr is a leading insurance and investment organization with a presence on six continents; through its operating insurance companies, Starr provides property, casualty, and accident and health insurance products as well as a range of specialty coverages including aviation, marine, energy and excess casualty insurance. Starr’s insurance company subsidiaries domiciled in the U.S., Bermuda, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, U.K. and Malta each have an A.M. Best rating of “A” (Excellent). Starr’s Lloyd’s syndicate has a Standard & Poor’s rating of “A+” (Strong). 

Source: APS Press Release

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