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Spins & More Flight School – UPRT is our core competence!

What is UPRT? Upset Prevention & Recovery Training, and what does it mean? Quite simply, UPRT training is specialty training conducted in aerobatic aircraft meant to prepare pilots for “loss of control in flight”.

With the publication of the regulation from 20.12.2018 the EU Commission is  stressing the importance of Upset Prevention Recovery Training. Starting in Dec 2019, UPRT in a “suitable aircraft” will be mandatory for all commercial pilots. UPRT-Training has been offered by Spins & More for more than 10 years. UPRT tries to expand the flying skills, so that pilots can better avoid or end unwanted flight conditions (Upset). The UPRT training by Spins & More is based on the EMT method (Emergency Maneuver Training) by Rich Stowell (USA). We normaly fly on our fully aerobatic Super Decathlon, but a switch to the our Extra 330 LX is possible.

When you find yourself in the following situations, the plane unexpectedly starts to spin, wake turbulences, or when you find yourself in a oberbanked situation or even inverted flight; there is no time for the textbook! You need to execute recovery procedures quickly. This is exactly what we practice with our students in our UPRT training.
The complete UPRT / Aerobatics training at Spins & More covers 12 flights (total of 10 training hours/blocktime). The contents:  Stall & Spin Awareness, Unusal Attitudes & Control Failures and small aerobatic programs. Lesson 13 is the check flight. You will also receive your Aerobatics Rating when you complete the complete UPRT training.

Other training available with Spins & More: Of course, we also offer PPL (A) training (private pilot license), Night Ratings and IFR (Classic Version, Competency Based IFR, Enroute IFR). There are also special ratings: Single Engine Turbine (Class Rating Cessna SET), High Performance Airplane (HPA) or CPL (A) and MEP (Multi Enginge Piston) or Instructor Refresher Seminars (FI / IRI).

Our Aircraft for training and charter include a DA40 Diamond Star, a Super Decathlon Aerobatic Aircraft as well as the Extra 330 LX for advanced aerobatics and a Cessna Soloy and PC-12 as High Performance Aircraft.

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UPRT Advanced was thrilling

Alex liked the UPRT Training (Adv. UPRT FCL.745.A) with Spins & More a lot: “This was fun, I enjoyed myself. And now I am looking forward to some Extra-Flying”, Alex said after his course. The UPRT Advanced Training took place in Vilshofen, Germany. Always happy landings, Alex!

The Power of Cessna SET

Nils Milleit (left) just finished his Cessna Set Class with Spins & More (FI Norbert Hundsberger, right) and Exit GmbH, Eggenfelden. Nils will fly the checkride on a Cessna Soloy as well and plans to fly for the skydivers in Hannover (Germany). Good luck, Nils, and always happy landings!

Join us for Flight Safety

Spins & More goes back to its roots in this summer: Aerobatics and UPRT Trainings are still our main targets. In August we will fly at Hosin, LKHS, in Czech Republic. Come on and check out our Super Decathlon oder Extra 330 LX. If interested, please Email to info@spinsandmore.at.

Aerobatics – YEAH

Spins & More welcomes you every month for 1 week of special flight training. Next chances for Aerobatics and UPRT are from August 4 – 9, 2020, in Czech Republic. Join us! If interested: Email to info@spinsandmore.at

Acro-Rating checked

“This was a very good and very special experience”, said Raphael (left on our Pic with Thomas) after completing his aerobatics rating with Spins & More. The professional pilot wanted to find out about loops & rolls & spins and also get some add-on for his flying safety. Congrats from our team and always happy landings, dear Raphael!

Cessna SET checked

Jürgen Adolph (left) knows the Cessna Soloy of Exit GmbH very well now. In May he finished the Cessna SET Rating did the Checkride with Examiner Wolfgang Obermair. Congrats! Spins & More offers Cessna SET Ratings in cooperation with Exit GmbH at EDME on a regular basis.

Let’s get inverted

Recreational flights: Joyrides & Thrillrides!

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OUR TEAM

Norbert Hundsberger

Head of Training

  • Flies since 1991
  • flown types: in addition to the well-known single-engine types, Great Lakes, Extra 200, Zlin 142, Piper Cheyenne, up to the various Citation Series 5 patterns.
  • Teacher since: 2002
  • Teaching Permissions: SEP/TMG, MEP, C525, IR , CPL, NVR, PC12 SET, Cessna SET, P 46 SET, Aerobatics, Advanced UPRT
  • Examiner: FE, CRE, IRE, PC 12, Cessna SET, P 46 SET, Aerobatics

“It motivates me to be able to open up new perspectives for the participating pilots through Upset Prevention Recovery Training.”

Alex Spörl

Flight Instructor

  • Flight Instructor
  • Flying since 1990
  • Types of Aircraft: I have a lot of experience with many Single Engine Pistons and taildraggers. Here is a small list of the aircraft. Tiger Moth & Bücker, Christen Eagle & SuperDecathlon, Extra 300L & 330 LX, MEPs (C310 & C421), Helicopter (Schweizer 300, R44, MD500), various Military Jets, Falcon 900EZy, and the Pilatus PC12
  • Instructor: since 2000
  • Teaches: IR, CPL, PPL, SE SP, night, aerobatic and PC12
  • Pilot Examiner: PC 12 SET, SEP (land)

“Never regret something that made you smile !!!”

Dr. Dieter Reisinger

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  • Flies since 1984
  • flown types: in the course of my test pilot training more than 60 different types, from the glider to the B-767, from the EC-120 to the Saab Draken.

“Loss of Control accidents have been at the top of accident statistics for years. The trend continues and unfortunately affects all sectors of aviation, including commercial aviation. The UPRT course uniquely combines theory and practice. It is a privilege to be a part of the Spins & More GmbH crew and to be able to help shape this unique investment in safety!”

Stefan Greiler

Flight Instructor

  • Flies since: 1998
  • Flown types: Beechcraft Bonanza, T-37, T-6, T-38A / C, F-4F, F-16, C-152, C-172, PA-28, Tecnam, Katana, Cheetah, Beechcraft Baron 58, Super Decathlon, Extra 330, PC-12
  • Teacher (since 2006): FI (A) PPL, SEP, night rating, instrument rating

 “Attitude is everything!”

Iris Melcher

Accountable Manager & Media Relations

  • Flies since 2012
  • flown types: DA 40, Super Decathlons

“Set Take Off Power” – nothing compares to this!

Spins & More Calendar 2019