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of free, on-demand webinars.
As Tom Harper, Avidyne's director of marketing
explained, the company has been using its ongoing
webinar series to deliver training for its full line of
products for a long time.
" We do at least two Thursday seminars each month,
sometimes more, " he stated. " They're live at 1 p.m. and
6 p.m. Eastern time. Then they're available on demand
on our website.
" We've also done a couple of 'ask the experts'
webinars where members of our sales, marketing, and
technical support groups host a live panel discussion,
along with taking any and all questions. "
According to McDougall, while Garmin has been doing
dealer training webinars for years, it was a rather simple
transition to start offering those types of programs to
owner/operators.
" The webinars have proven to be an outstanding asset
for our customers around the world, " he said. " There are a
lot of features to our systems that you may not use every
day, and the webinars are great tools for familiarization
and recurrent type training. For example, if you're coming
up from a steam-gauge cockpit to a G1000, there's loads
of great information on the webinars.
" While our systems are super-intuitive to use, I
remember when I was first transitioning to glass and
would have loved having this kind of on-demand training
available to make it even easier. You can get familiar
with these systems away from the complex flight
environment of the cockpit. Trying to fly the airplane is
no time to try and learn how your avionics work. "
Like Avidyne, Garmin hosts a variety of monthly
webinars at times that are convenient for global
customers.
Garmin's eLearning courses
While the webinars are fine as introductions to
Garmin's new-generation avionics, the features
and capabilities built into the units make it next to
impossible to put it all in a webinar.
" I would say without a doubt that the eLearning
courses are the place to go when you want more indepth information and training to prepare yourself to
use the avionics systems, " McDougall said. " But just
to be clear, there are no 'basic' types of materials.
Everything we produce is very good and complete. It's
just that some has more information included in the
content. "
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As McDougall explained, the Garmin eLearning
courses guide pilots through scenarios that will help
build their understanding, proficiency and confidence
with their chosen Garmin avionics system. Garmin's
eLearning materials are available on demand but require
purchasing a subscription for the program. Once paid,
the user has access to that eLearning course for two
years.
" Once you purchase an eLearning course, you can
review the materials any time and as many times as you
want for two years, " he said. " Because of that, it's both
a valuable initial and recurrent training tool.
" All of the programs are very systematic and follow a
precise plan - introduction, information, and then we go
through some specific scenarios. There's a lot of great
information, and it's affordably priced. For example,
there are two types of the G1000 NXi eLearning course;
the Fundamental and the Essential.
" The G1000 NXi Fundamental course is tailored
for standard, fixed-wing aircraft, and the G1000 NXi
Essential course focuses on high-performance piston
and turbine-powered aircraft. Both of these courses
enhance the significant situational awareness and
decision-making resources found in these advanced
systems. "
McDougall said the cost for a two-year subscription to
the three-hour G1000 NXi Fundamental course is $95,
and the five-hour Essentials course is $150. There are
a host of available eLearning courses available on the
website.
Garmin's professional instructor-led
virtual training courses
Webinars are good. eLearning courses are better. But
if you truly want to get an insider's view of how to get
the most from Garmin's line of avionics, the professional
instructor-led classes are the way to get the information.
They're not only packed with great, scenario-based
training insights, they also give you the opportunity to
ask the instructor questions.
" Being able to ask questions is probably the biggest
benefit to the instructor-led programs, " McDougall
said. " The instructors do a great job. They're up-todate on everything about the units, and they also do a
wonderful job of presenting it all in a way that's easy to
understand.
" It's not just good information, but it's presented in
a scenario-based format so the attendees can see how
each function works in a given situation. It's easier to
learn when you can relate it to a particular situation. "
Because of the time it takes to prepare and present



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