Garmin has expanded pilot training opportunities for 2021, including virtual training options through June 2021 and plans to resume in-person training starting in August.
A variety of training opportunities are available, ranging from self-study materials, webinars, eLearning courses, and instructor-led training offered for the GTN Series, G500/G600, G500/600/G700 TXi , G3X Touch, and Garmin integrated flight decks.
In the fall of 2021, Garmin intends to resume classroom training offered for all levels of experience at its headquarters in Olathe, Kansas, assuming COVID-19 protocols can be safely followed.
“We will continue to monitor the situation and communicate options to all registered attendees in advance if the current situation continues into the fall,” Garmin officials noted.
To see the full calendar of Garmin training events and information on purchasing these classes, go to Fly.Garmin.com/Training.
GTN Series: Explore the capabilities that Garmin’s GTN and GTN Xi series of navigators provides in this one-day virtual training class, or two-day in-person classroom training. This class is intended for both novice and experienced aviators using scenario-based training that builds on knowledge obtained through the GTN 2.0 eLearning course. The cost to attend the virtual GTN training class is $495, and the cost for the in-person classroom training is $550. GTN and Flight Display: This one-day virtual training class, or two-day in-person classroom training, includes instruction on the GTN/GTN Xi navigators and TXi series, G3X Touch and the G500/G600 displays. The training focuses on flight planning and instrument procedures for those that are both new to the GTN or just looking for a refresher, building on knowledge obtained through the GTN 2.0 eLearning course. The cost for the virtual training class is $625, and the cost for the in- person classroom training is $700. G1000/G1000 NXi: With an emphasis on flight planning, instrument procedures, vertical navigation, and the automatic flight control system, this one-day instructor-led virtual training class, or two-day in-person classroom training, explores the vast capabilities of the G1000 integrated flight deck, building on knowledge obtained through G1000 NXi eLearning course. The cost for this virtual course is $700, and the cost for in-person classroom training is $825. eLearning Courses
Pilots can receive instruction to better prepare for flights through eLearning courses that guide them through scenarios intended to build understanding and confidence with Garmin avionics, according to company officials. Using a computer, tablet, or smartphone, pilots can access the courseware immediately through the eLearning platform.
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