7-Feb-2022 Source: Garmin
Garmin® International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd, is pleased to announce expanded pilot training opportunities for 2022, including webinars, eLearning courses, instructor-led classes and a variety of self-study guides and trainers offered for the GTN™ series, G500/600, G500/G600/G700 TXi™, G3X, and Garmin integrated flight decks. These hands-on training opportunities enable pilots to learn more about Garmin avionics in a virtual or in-person classroom environment taught by a team of dedicated and experienced flight instructors.
Professional instructor-led training
Throughout the year, Garmin welcomes the opportunity to offer instructor-led classroom training for all levels of experience at its headquarters in Olathe, Kansas, along with a regional GTN and Flight Display training at Garmin’s office in Cary, North Carolina. The health and safety of customers and associates remains paramount to Garmin, and all Covid-19 safety protocols will be followed in the trainings. To see the full calendar of Garmin training events and information on purchasing these classes, please visit fly.garmin.com/training.
Take full advantage of Garmin avionics features and capabilities with eLearning Courses
Pilots can receive in-depth instruction to better prepare for flights through eLearning courses that guide them through scenarios intended to build understanding and confidence 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 fly.garmin.com/training.
The following eLearning opportunities are available:
The following eLearning courses are expected to be added later in 2022: GFC 500 Essentials, G3X Touch Experimental and G3X Touch Certified.
Attend monthly one-hour webinars
These scenario-based webinars are offered monthly for no charge and are intended to help pilots explore various avionics setups, flight planning, navigation and other features with Garmin pilot instructors. 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.
EAA AirVenture 2022
The Garmin Aviation Training team anticipates offering seminars and classes at EAA AirVenture 2022. The team plans to provide GTN Series training seminars from July 25-31, focusing on what is most important to customers – flight planning and instrument approach procedures. Garmin will also offer the G3X Touch Academy and other GTN pilot training seminars in the Garmin tents. As EAA AirVenture 2022 nears, visit flyGarmin.com/training to see the full and evolving list of training events and to registers for one of these classes.
Build a solid foundation with self-study opportunities
Detailed pilot 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 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. Training videos and pilot training webinar recordings can be found on the Garmin Aviation YouTube channel.
PC and iPad® Trainers
Garmin also offers a limited number of computer (PC) and iPad trainers that simulate the behavior of an avionics system interface for pilots interested in learning the basic operation of a system. Current PC trainers can be found at Garmin.com, and the GTN, GTN Xi, and TXi series trainer apps are available for download from the Apple® App Store®.
Custom training requests
The Garmin Aviation Training team can support on-demand training requests based upon instructor availability and training resource considerations on a first come, first served basis.