Garmin® is pleased to announce its pilot training opportunities through June 2021 will be transitioning to an entirely virtual learning format. This new format will allow customers to receive valuable product knowledge without concerns over travel and social distancing. A variety of pilot training opportunities are available ranging from Garmin pilot’s guides, PC trainers, eLearning courses, and monthly customer webinars that provide foundational knowledge about the equipment. Using scenario-based training, new instructor-led virtual courses build on that knowledge to best integrate the capabilities of Garmin avionics into the flight experience with the comfort and safety of this new completely virtual learning environment.
Professional instructor-led virtual training
Experienced instructors focus on scenario-based training through scheduled and on-demand sessions intended for all levels of experience. Classes offered through this method are:
- GTN™ Only
- GTN and Flight Display
- G1000®/G1000 NXi®
- Aviation Weather Radar
- Custom Training Requests
To see the full calendar of Garmin training events and information on purchasing these classes, please visit www.fly.garmin.com/training.
eLearning Courses on Garmin avionics features and capabilities
Pilots can receive in-depth instruction to better prepare for flights through eLearning courses that guide them through scenarios intended to build understanding and proficiency with Garmin avionics. Using a computer, tablet or smartphone, pilots can access the courseware immediately through the eLearning platform. Garmin eLearning courses come with a two-year subscription and can be purchased at www.fly.garmin.com/training.
The following eLearning opportunities are available:
- Garmin GTN Essentials 2.0
- Garmin TXi Essentials
- Garmin G1000 NXi
- Garmin Aviation Weather Radar 2.0
Monthly one-hour webinars
These no-cost one-hour scenario-based webinars are held monthly for the purpose of exploring various avionics setups, flight planning, navigation and other features with our pilot trainers.
- Garmin G3X Touch Scenario-based Pilot Training
- Garmin GPS Navigator Scenario-based Training
- Garmin GTN & TXi Scenario-based Training
- Garmin GNS™ Scenario-based Pilot Training – Part I
- Garmin GNS Scenario-based Pilot Training –
- Garmin Accident Mitigation Pilot Training
- Garmin GTN Mini-scenarios – Pilot Training
Webinar options are updated monthly, so please be sure to check back frequently for the latest offerings. To register for Aviation Webinars, please visit Garmin.com/AviationWebinars.
Build a solid foundation with self-study opportunities
Detailed pilot’s guides provide extensive information on features, functions, and capabilities related to Garmin avionics that the pilot must know in order to operate the aircraft. Free pilot’s guides are available for download for all retrofit installations including the GTN series, GTN Xi series, G500/G600, G500/G600/G700 TXi, and G3X Touch. For integrated flight decks such as the G1000, G3000 and G5000, the pilot’s guides are available from the aircraft manufacturer.
PC and iPad® Trainers
In order to provide a convenient way to learn the basic operation of a system, Garmin offers a limited number of computer (PC) and iPad trainers that simulate the behavior of an avionics system interface. Current PC trainers can be found at www.Garmin.com, and the GTN, GTN Xi, and TXi series trainer apps are available for download from the Apple App Store.
For all of your aviation training needs, including making a reservation for one of these training events, please visit www.fly.garmin.com/training.
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