Garmin Expands Pilot Training Classes To Include Integrated Flight Decks

Dates for 2015 GTN 650/750 and G500/G600 Pilot Training Classes Announced

Garmin announced expanded pilot training opportunities for 2015 which include additional live classes and eLearning courses.  Garmin is offering scheduled classes for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series and G500/G600 glass flight display systems, in addition to on demand classes for the G1000, G3000, and G5000 Integrated Flight Decks. These live classes are held locally at Garmin Headquarters in Olathe, Kansas and provide customers with a hands-on approach to learning Garmin avionics in a classroom environment taught by experienced certified flight instructors.

Garmin Pilot Training Room
Garmin Pilot Training Room

 

Continue reading "Garmin Expands Pilot Training Classes To Include Integrated Flight Decks"

Dynon to Offer SkyView Training at SNF

Following a successful trial at Sebring, Dynon Avionics will be offering hands-on courses in the operation of its SkyView system at the Sun ’n Fun fly-in, March 27 through April 1, 2012. The classes will last 3.5 hours and will be held in the mornings and afternoons Thursday through Sunday. During the seminars, current and prospective owners of SkyView systems will be working with real units, configuring them for various ground and flight operations. Continue reading "Dynon to Offer SkyView Training at SNF"

Garmin Offers GTN 750 Trainer App for iPad

Garmin has introduced a new trainer app for the iPad2. This app, downloadable from the iTunes store, simulates the behavior of the GTN 750 GPS/nav/com system interface and provides pilots with a safe way to learn the basic operation of the system on the ground.

Pilots may interact with the system as they would in the cockpit, and the app provides a good way for those who may be interested in purchasing the system to try it out. Continue reading "Garmin Offers GTN 750 Trainer App for iPad"

Dynon to Offer Hands-on Training at Sebring

Dynon Avionics will be offering free (for some) courses in the operation of its SkyView system at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, January 19 to 22. The classes will last 3.5 hours and will be held in the mornings and afternoons on Thursday through Saturday and in the morning only on Sunday the 22nd. During the seminars, current and prospective owners of SkyView systems will be working with real SkyView units, configuring them for various ground and flight operations. Continue reading "Dynon to Offer Hands-on Training at Sebring"

There Is an App for That!

ASA's textbooks can now be read on an Apple iPad.

Acknowledging that pilots, of all people, are mobile creatures, at least two major catalog companies announced new applications for pilots that can be used on the iPhone, iPad or even the Kindle during Sun 'n Fun 2010.

Sporty's Pilot Shop announced an App that allows pilots to view its training videos on their iPhones, iPod Touch or iPad devices. The app, an add-on to video training courses, is available online and from the iTunes store. The company also introduced an E-6B app with 23 functions, also available at iTunes or Sportys.com.

ASA has also introduced an iPad app that allows people to read several of their most popular training textbooks with either an iPad or an Amazon Kindle. You can download the books from Amazon.com.