Stall/Spin/Upset Training

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FAASTeam Online Course ALC-34 FAASTeam Online Course ALC-34Maneuvering: Approach and Landing

“Getting It Right in Maneuvering Flight” FAA Safety Briefing, March/April 2010 (PDF page 17)

“Slow, Steady, Sure” FAA Safety Briefing, March/April 2011: (PDF page 22)

Airplane Flying Handbook

AOPA Safety Advisor Maneuvering Flight–Hazardous to Your Health?




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Presentation Notes

Stall/Spin/Upset Training



This outreach guidance is provided to all FAA and aviation industry groups that are participating in outreach efforts sponsored by the General Aviation Joint Steering Committee (GAJSC).  It is important that all outreach on a given topic is coordinated and is free of conflicts.  Therefore, all outreach products should be in alignment with the outline and concepts listed below for this topic.


Outreach Month:  February 2022


Topic: Expanding Your Horizons – Stall/Spin/Upset Training

The FAA and industry will conduct a public education campaign emphasizing training to in Stall/Spin/Upset awareness & prevention.



The General Aviation Steering Committee (GAJSC) System/Component Failure work group feels that proficiency training and education in Stall, spins, and upsets including unusual attitudes will help to reduce the incidence of Loss of Control and associated accidents.


Teaching Points:

  • Discuss the safety benefits of stall recognition and prevention training.
  • Discuss the safety benefits of spin awareness and prevention training.
  • Discuss the safety benefits of aircraft upset and unusual attitude training.
  • If applicable, acquaint the audience with local options for the training listed above.
  • Encourage pilots to participate in WINGS Pilot Proficiency Training.



  • 14CFR 91.303 – Aerobatic Flight
  • 14CFR 91.307 – Parachutes and Parachuting
  • AC No: 61-67C - Stall and Spin Awareness Training
  • FAA-H-8083 – Airplane Flying Handbook
  • Flight Data Monitoring Systems and Non-Required Safety Enhancing Equipment – GAJSC Safety Enhancements - Loss of Control