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the information, the live instructor-led sessions for
each product are only offered two or three times a year,
depending on the product.
As for the cost, McDougall said that, like the
eLearning courses, the pricing of the instructor-led
classes varies by the subject matter being presented. For
example, the G1000/G1000 NXi class is $700. The GTN
and Flight Display class is $650. And, by the way, if you
attend the G1000/G1000 NXi instructor-led class, you
get a free two-year subscription to the G1000/G1000
NXi eLearning course.
That being said, the instructor-led classes
aren't inexpensive. But when you consider the
added confidence and safety that comes with
added familiarization and the chance to ask
questions of the instructor, it's certainly money
well spent.
Avidyne gets social in a
time of social distancing
When it comes to scenario-based instruction,
there are a lot of ways to skin the proverbial cat.
In Avidyne's case, along with hosting its Avidyne
Pilots Club on Facebook, the company elected
to partner with some popular YouTube aviators
to provide real-world insights into how the new
Avidyne IFD550 and IFD540 work in real-cockpit
situations.
The current list of YouTube Avidyne
ambassadors includes 310Pilot, BaronPilot and
Martin Pauly. Harper explained that rather
than being a strategic move to align with these
YouTube influencers, the relationship simply
evolved.
" We knew from our experience at the trade shows
that pilots like to see our equipment in action and
how it interacts with other avionics in a typical panel, "
he said. " These YouTube pilots want to be known as
people who did the research and found what equipment
works best in their panel. That fits well with our market
position: 'For pilots who know the difference.'
" These YouTube pilots want to present themselves as
knowledge experts - influencers who do, in fact, know
the details about all the different products and choose
the best for their situations. They can point out all of
the small details that can make significant differences
in how something is used and how that translates into
added capabilities and safety in a typical flight.
" To us, the YouTubers' vlogs are providing a way for
interested pilots to learn about our systems, which is
a great benefit right now. You can't go to a trade show

and see anything. And even if you can, it's just in a
demo box. These guys do a great job of providing that
kind of in-depth exposure to all of our IFD features and
functions. They've filled the gap in a way that's super
helpful for pilots. "
Along with the association with YouTube aviators,
the company has also worked with customer Michael F.
Bauer on his book about flying with the IFD-series.
" Michael has 30-plus years as an airline pilot and is
the former manager of its training department, " Harper
explained. " He purchased an IFD540 for his Cessna 182

and loved it so much he decided to write a book. It's all
scenario-based, and it takes the operator through all the
features of the IFD540.
" The book is available to the public on Amazon, and
Avidyne also ships a copy to every new IFD customer.
We liked the book's content so much that we've also
created a companion video for each session that's
available on our website and YouTube channel. "
Avionics training's virtual future
Hopefully, the new normal returns close to the
familiar old normal soon. But even if it does, both
Harper and McDougall see on-demand, distance learning
evolving into an even bigger part of their companies'
training portfolios.
" While Avidyne has been doing webinars for quite a
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