May 21, 2019 (Nashua, NH) – – PilotWorkshops has released new, Second Editions of their Pilot-Friendly GPS Manuals for the Garmin GTN 650 and GTN 750 units that reflect enhancements and updates in these units. These manuals guide pilots through complex GPS procedures in a simple, step-by-step format. They are organized by task, so a […]
April 19, 2019 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has announced the winner of its recent Drone drawing as Mr. Duane Penzien. Duane entered the VFR Mastery scenario video drawing in late March and was chosen from among thousands of entrants. Duane’s new drone is a DJI Mavic Pro 2 worth $1,500.
February 18, 2019 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has launched a new video training program called “IFR: The Missing Lessons”. The program is designed for Instrument pilots and students and contains the best lessons that are often overlooked, glossed over or forgotten during IFR training. “There’s an enormous volume of material that must be taught in […]
Dec 4, 2018 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has released “Flying Companion”, the latest in their Pilot-Friendly Manual series. This manual provides simple, clear instructions for 50 useful tasks a non-pilot can complete before, during and after a flight. It’s written in a “hands-on” and practical style to help a flying companion (typically a spouse or […]
November 5, 2018 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has introduced a monthly, scenario-based training program called VFR Mastery®. Designed for general aviation pilots and students, VFR Mastery utilizes the same structure that has proven successful in the company’s IFR Mastery program. Each month, subscribers face a challenging and realistic scenario designed to test their knowledge and […]
October 11, 2018 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has launched a new video training program called “IFR Weather Briefings”. The program consists of 17 videos delivered in a Q&A format and is designed to simplify the weather aspects of flight planning. “Pilots told us they wanted a simple-to-understand program that gets right to the heart of […]
May 10, 2018 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has released “IFR Communications,” the companion to their recently released, “VFR Communications” manual, and the latest in their Pilot-Friendly Manual series. “Many instrument pilots feel intimidated talking on the radio, especially with complex or lesser-used instrument procedures,” stated PilotWorkshops founder Mark Robidoux. “It happens to both newly minted […]
January 15, 2018 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has announced the winner of its recent simulator drawing as Mr. Dan Burkhard of North Reading, Massachusetts. Dan entered the IFR Mastery scenario video drawing in late December and was lucky enough to be chosen from among thousands of entrants. Dan is a Commercial-rated pilot with an instrument rating […]
November 22, 2017 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has released “VFR Communications” the latest in their Pilot-Friendly Manual series. The printed manual includes accompanying videos that clearly explain, in a task-oriented format, what to say when and where. “We recognize that all new pilots, and many experienced ones, feel intimidated talking on the radio. Our new […]
October 20, 2017 (Nashua, NH) Jeff Van West has joined PilotWorkshops.com LLC in a newly formed Creative Director position. Jeff’s primary responsibility will be managing the development and creation of the company’s pilot proficiency training programs, including their flagship IFR Mastery program.
August 22, 2017 – We invited AOPA Editor Dave Hirschman to join a recent IFR Mastery recording session, and this is what he said about the experience… “The IFR Scenarios are meant to draw attention to aviation’s many gray areas not clearly addressed by regulations.”
June 30, 2017 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has launched a video training program for pilots called, “Getting Started With Flight Simulation – A Pilots’ Guide To Building Proficiency at Home“. The program is designed to walk any pilot, step-by-step, through the entire process of purchasing, configuring and successfully using a desktop flight simulator to build […]