Helicopter Upset RECOGNITION & Recovery

Training Course Summary

In this training, pilots learn how to properly understand, assess, and correct an upset condition to avoid an inadvertent event and potential Controlled Flight Into the Terrain (CFIT) outcome. Specialized classroom and in-flight simulator training as well as in-flight pre-planned mission scenarios and flight profiles teach you what to do, to safely recover from the most extreme situations whether in VFR, night, or entering into inadvertent IMC conditions.

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 STARR Aviation, a worldwide leader in providing aviation insurance solutions, offers a discount of up to 10% for clients who complete our Helicopter Upset Recognition & Recovery Training (HURRT).  STARR Aviation and several other participating insurance underwriters, including AIG, SwissRe and Berkley, offer the benefit of recognizing FX-LLC HURRT in lieu of factory training on an alternating-year basis.  For further information about the program, please contact Southwest Aviation Insurance Group at 800-324-6787. 



Known for exceptional durability and maneuverability, the BO-105 is a light, twin-engine, multi-purpose helicopter made by Messerschmidt in Germany. Featuring a hingeless ridged rotor system, it was originally designed to perform aerobatic maneuvers for the German Air Force. 

Who this course is for

recognition & recovery training can be beneficial to helicopter pilots with all levels of experience.


Required for course acceptance are:

  • Experience flying a helicopter within the last 90 days.
  • All students are required to be rated in helicopters, have either FAA Helicopter license or Helicopter license from their respective country and a current FAA medical or medical from their respective country. 
  • English fluency.

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