PilotWorkshops Releases “IFR Procedures: A Pilot-Friendly Manual”

September 29, 2022 (Nashua, NH)  PilotWorkshops has published a new Pilot-Friendly manual called: IFR Procedures. The manual serves as a guide to help instrument pilots review, understand and fly IFR procedures with confidence. “IFR Procedures uses the same step-by-step format as our other pilot-friendly manuals — it breaks each procedure down into individual tasks, then […]

Army Vet Wins Flight Simulator

October 22, 2021 (Nashua, NH) Zach Bergman of Mississippi won the September  PilotWorkshops sweepstakes and is now enjoying his 3-monitor flight simulator built and configured by X-Force PC. The simulator is designed to support proficiency training for private and instrument pilots. Included with Zach’s prize is “Getting Started With Flight Simulation”, a training program developed […]

PilotWorkshops Releases “Instrument Rating Accelerator”

March 11, 2021 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has released a video training program called, “Instrument Rating Accelerator”. A new concept in instrument training, this course follows a private pilot through his entire instrument rating, from the fundamentals, through numerous training flights, and a full checkride. For anyone getting their Instrument Rating, this training provides a […]

PilotWorkshops Releases “Private Pilot: The Missing Lessons” Video Training

May 11, 2020 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has launched a new video training program called “Private Pilot: The Missing Lessons”. Patterned after its popular IFR version, this program contains valuable lessons that are often overlooked, glossed over or not fully explained during Private Pilot training. Topics include planning, comms, weather, night flying, and long range […]

PilotWorkshops releases “Advanced IFR Techniques and Procedures” video program

December 10, 2019 (Nashua, NH) PilotWorkshops has released “Advanced IFR Techniques and Procedures” a new video program demonstrating pro techniques and essential procedures that makes Instrument flying easier and safer. “In Advanced IFR you watch an instructor brief, fly and then debrief flights designed to expose and explain the “advanced” concepts and procedures that are […]

PilotWorkshops Releases Pilot-Friendly Manuals for Garmin GTN 650 and GTN 750

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 […]

PilotWorkshops Releases “IFR: The Missing Lessons” Online Training

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 […]

PilotWorkshops Introduces Flying Companion – A Pilot-Friendly Manual

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 […]

PilotWorkshops Introduces VFR Mastery Scenario Program

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 […]

PilotWorkshops Releases Pilot-Friendly Manual for IFR Communications

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 […]

PilotWorkshops Releases Pilot-Friendly Manual for VFR Communications

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 […]

PilotWorkshops debuts “Getting Started With Flight Simulation” video training

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 […]

PilotWorkshops Updates IFR Mastery

March 17, 2017 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has made significant upgrades to its flagship IFR Mastery program that improve the experience for users. The site now runs on new software with a number of benefits including a responsive design that provides better viewing on mobile platforms like tablets and phones. “Thousands of members are viewing IFR […]

PilotWorkshops Updates Training Program

February 15, 2017 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has recently updated its training program: Real World Coast to Coast and is providing immediate, online access for these updates to existing customers. Real World Coast to Coast lets customers experience long-range IFR and VFR flying with a left-seat view of an experienced pilot’s journey from New Jersey to Southern California. […]

CFII Mallory Devine Joins PilotWorkshops

June 9, 2016 (Nashua, NH) – Mallory Devine, a CFII with commercial and multi-engine ratings, has joined PilotWorkshops.com. In her full-time role, Mallory will provide customer support and assist in product development. “Promptly answering phone calls and emails has been crucial to our long-term success. If you are buying something, especially on the internet, and you […]

PilotWorkshops debuts “IFR Focus” – Free for Instrument Pilots

August 27, 2015 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has announced the release of a new, bi-monthly electronic publication called IFR Focus, for Instrument Pilots and students. Content-wise it’s serious IFR, delving into a specific IFR topic from a pilot’s perspective. Each installment of IFR Focus offers practical tips and techniques for getting the most utility out […]

PilotWorkshops Releases Updated IFR Proficiency Series

May 26,2015 (Nashua, NH) – PilotWorkshops has released an updated version of its IFR Proficiency Series for instrument pilots. The training includes 42 audio and video workshops covering topics including: • Instrument Approaches • Weather and Flight Planning • IFR Communication • Accident Analysis • Single Pilot IFR Included are three brand new workshops: Mastering GPS Approaches, […]

PilotWorkshops Interviewed on AOPA Live

May 13, 2014 – Nashua, NH, and Frederick, MD – PilotWorkshops’ Founder Mark Robidoux was interviewed by AOPA Pilot Editor-in-Chief Tom Haines for AOPA Live. During the interview, Mark discusses why PilotWorkshops became a partner with AOPA, what new benefits PilotWorkshops is providing to AOPA members, and he shares some background on how PilotWorkshops got started […]

PilotWorkshops.com Celebrates 10,000th WINGS Course Completion

December 2, 2013 – Nashua, NH – PilotWorkshops.com announced that the FAA has now issued over 10,000 WINGS course completion credits for their online pilot proficiency training courses. The company has been creating WINGS-approved training programs since 2006.  “Many of our customers participate in the FAA WINGS program and appreciate the convenience of being able to […]

PilotWorkshops Releases New “Pilot-Friendly” Manuals for Garmin GTN 650 and 750

November 12, 2013 – PilotWorkshops has announced the availability of their “Pilot-Friendly” GPS Manuals for the Garmin GTN 650 and GTN 750 units. These manuals; written by renowned GPS author and trainer John Dittmer, guide pilots through complex GPS procedures in a simple, step-by-step format. They take a hands-on approach, so you can master new procedures […]

PilotWorkshops.com Acquires ZD Publishing and their Pilot-Friendly GPS Manuals

Feb 7, 2013 – PilotWorkshops.com LLC has purchased the assets of ZD Publishing including copyrights and inventory of ZD’s 21 different Pilot-Friendly GPS Manuals. Written by ZD Publishing founder John Dittmer, an ATP-rated CFI, these manuals have been trusted by thousands of pilots to help them master their panel-mount and handheld GPS units produced by Garmin […]