Dedicated to Pilot Proficiency

Since 2005, PilotWorkshops has been delivering online education for general aviation pilots. Our team of award-winning instructors help pilots at all levels reach a higher standard of safety and excellence.

Over 185,000 pilots use our training to stay sharp and fly safely.

Free Pilot Tips & Training

The Pilot's Tip of the Week

These short, useful, and free tips from our team of experts help improve technique and avoid common mistakes. Seen by over 185,000 pilots weekly.

Caught on Camera: Black Hole Approach

The cameras were running and caught this flight for later analysis. Here's the behind-the-scenes story of an accident that almost (but didn't) happen.

Caught on Camera: Trapped Above the Ice

This pilot got into a bonafide emergency at 13,000 feet. Watch the events that led him there and the bold maneuver he used to escape.


IFR: The Missing Lessons

This video program offers a fresh look at instrument flying and fills in important concepts that get rushed through, glossed over, or completely forgotten during IFR training.


IFR Mastery

IFR Mastery is a fun and effective way to build IFR skills for the instrument pilot. This scenario-based training really gets you thinking with new scenarios every month. A great way to keep your head in the game.


VFR Mastery

VFR Mastery is a continuing series of online, scenario-based workshops that tests your knowledge and hones your decision-making skills.

Online Pilot Proficiency Programs

Real World IFR

Video program follows an instrument pilot through a series of challenging briefings and IFR flights. Includes IFR Refresher Ground School.

Real World VFR

Follows a pilot through a series of flying adventures to learn the skills needed to explore new and more challenging flights.

Real World Coast to Coast

Experience long-range IFR and VFR flying like never before with a left seat view of this cross-country journey.

IFR Proficiency Series

Tips and tactics used to improve instrument skills. Raise your instrument flying to a higher standard with this program.

Airmanship Series

These skill-building workshops will make you a better pilot. Covers night flying, emergencies, non-towered airports, and more.

Aviation Weather Series

Learn to analyze and fully understand the weather before each flight using the latest tools. For IFR and VFR pilots.

IFR Communications Manual

Flying IFR? This Pilot-Friendly manual shows you what to say and where and when to say it. Includes 82 videos that detail aircraft situation and proper communication.

VFR Communications Manual

Pilot-Friendly Manual organized in a task-oriented format that shows you exactly what to say and when to say it. Includes 53 videos that detail aircraft situation and proper communication.

Flying Companion Manual

This Pilot-Friendly, step-by-step, full color manual details 50 useful tasks a non-pilot can complete for you before, during and after a flight to reduce your workload and improve safety.

Getting Started With Simulation

A video training series that walks you through the process of using a sim to sharpen your skills. Learn to make your sim a useful training and proficiency tool.

IFR Weather Briefings

A new, simplified video guide to weather tools and planning. Teaches the power-briefing skills every IFR pilot should have in 17 highly focused lessons.

Pilot-Friendly GPS Manuals

Our pilot-friendly manuals provide a task-oriented format that focuses on procedures, not “buttonology”. The clear, simple way to become an effective user of your GPS.