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Forum Name: IFD 5 Series & IFD 4 Series Touch Screen GPS/NAV/COM
Forum Description: Topics on Avidyne's IFD 5 Series and IFD 4 Series Touch Screen GPS/NAV/COM
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Topic: Training for IFD Series
Posted By: AviSimpson
Subject: Training for IFD Series
Date Posted: 03 May 2016 at 10:33am
For all those who have asked for more in depth training on the IFD series of navigators, we have teamed up with Master CFI Gary Reeves of http://www.PilotSafety.org " rel="nofollow - PilotSafety.org  to provide webinars, in person seminars and a video series. The first of many webinars are scheduled (see below).

Wednesday, May 11th 6:30pm (Pacific) (Thursday May 12th 0100 UTC)  http://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1623049960924876036" rel="nofollow - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1623049960924876036

For WINGS credit:
http://www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/event_details.aspx?eid=68863&caller=/SPANS/events/EventList.aspx" rel="nofollow - http://www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/event_details.aspx?eid=68863&caller=/SPANS/events/EventList.aspx

Monday, May 16th 2330 UTC 7:30pm  (Central)  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4829957042899565057" rel="nofollow - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4829957042899565057  

Monday, May 16th 2230 UTC 6:30pm (Eastern) http:// attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5528846215932681217" rel="nofollow -   https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5528846215932681217" rel="nofollow - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5528846215932681217  

The first topic he will be covering is:

Getting to know the Avidyne IFD 540/440

The IFD540 & IFD440 represent the next generation in FMS/GPS/ NAV/COM systems. They are plug-and play replacements for Garmin 530/430 systems.  We will cover the new features including

  1. Hybrid Touch: Knobs & Buttons or Touch-Screen
  2. Wireless Keyboard Flight Plan Entry
  3. Graphical Flight Plan Editing
  4. GeoFill™ Reduces Data Entry Time
  5. Easy Loading of Approaches
  6. Entering a Hold is Easy
  7. “Next Leg” Depiction
  8. Easy Radio Tuning
  9. Multiple Frequency Formats and Station Readout
  10. Low-Fuel Protection
  11. Electronic Approach Charts and Airport Diagrams
  12. Terrain Awareness & FLTA
  13. Integrated WiFi & Bluetooth® Connectivity to iPad programs like FlyQ & ForeFlight

Your speaker is Gary Reeves, ATP, Master CFI and the 2016 FAA Instructor of the Year for the WP region.


**Edits - Links fixed, UTC timezone added



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Simpson Bennett
Avidyne Corporation
Product Manager



Replies:
Posted By: oskrypuch
Date Posted: 03 May 2016 at 11:36am
Will the live webinars be recorded, and available for later review as well?

* Orest



Posted By: AviSimpson
Date Posted: 03 May 2016 at 12:38pm
Probably not the first couple ones, but certainly there after.

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Simpson Bennett
Avidyne Corporation
Product Manager


Posted By: oskrypuch
Date Posted: 03 May 2016 at 1:30pm
Originally posted by AviSimpson AviSimpson wrote:

Probably not the first couple ones, but certainly there after.

Be sure you get that set up, archiving that is, to allow for non-live review. Not many folks can make single date/time webinars.

* Orest



Posted By: AviSimpson
Date Posted: 03 May 2016 at 1:31pm
Originally posted by oskrypuch oskrypuch wrote:

Be sure you get that set up, archiving that is, to allow for non-live review. Not many folks can make single date/time webinars.

* Orest


Agreed, that's why we will have multiple dates and times. The Master CFI will also have a DVD available.


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Simpson Bennett
Avidyne Corporation
Product Manager


Posted By: oskrypuch
Date Posted: 03 May 2016 at 1:33pm
Also, the last link is BAD, it has an extra space (%20) at the beginning.

* Orest


Posted By: AviSimpson
Date Posted: 03 May 2016 at 2:10pm
Thanks, the links have been fixed.

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Simpson Bennett
Avidyne Corporation
Product Manager


Posted By: dmtidler
Date Posted: 03 May 2016 at 3:01pm
Simpson,

I've been waiting....

"13. Integrated WiFi & Bluetooth® Connectivity to iPad programs like FlyQ & ForeFlight"

Did SA make their IFD connectivity plans official with FlyQ?:)

Darren


Posted By: AviSimpson
Date Posted: 03 May 2016 at 3:05pm
I don't think there has been an official announcement.

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Simpson Bennett
Avidyne Corporation
Product Manager


Posted By: dubs
Date Posted: 03 May 2016 at 5:03pm
Great!  Will he be demonstrating 10.2? Also, I agree with Orest. They should be captured and published on YouTube for all to see at their convenience.

I'd also recommend collecting some questions in advance to supplement the questions asked live.

I'm really glad you all are doing this.




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Baron C55
Tulsa, OK


Posted By: ddgates
Date Posted: 03 May 2016 at 5:26pm
Bravo!

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David Gates


Posted By: Royski
Date Posted: 12 May 2016 at 9:06am
Here's the recording of the training from last night
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXvMS0prgXg&feature=youtu.be" rel="nofollow - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXvMS0prgXg&feature=youtu.be


Posted By: tony
Date Posted: 12 May 2016 at 1:49pm
Awesome!  That you!


Posted By: dubs
Date Posted: 15 May 2016 at 8:58am
I communicated with Gary Reeves about the 5+ hour IFD training videos. For those curious, he will be demonstrating 10.1. However, within a few weeks of 10.2 release, he will email a link to those who purchased the training videos to a new video demonstrating the new features of 10.2.



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Baron C55
Tulsa, OK


Posted By: tomd
Date Posted: 16 May 2016 at 10:44pm
What 5+ hour training videos are you referring to? Link?

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Bonanza F33a


Posted By: oskrypuch
Date Posted: 17 May 2016 at 8:46am
I don't think it is released yet. It will be by Gary Reeve, and within his group's products I think.

* Orest



Posted By: AviSimpson
Date Posted: 17 May 2016 at 8:49am
What Orest said.

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Simpson Bennett
Avidyne Corporation
Product Manager


Posted By: dubs
Date Posted: 17 May 2016 at 9:17am
Sorry. I should have included a link to the Video Pre-Order page. As Orest mentioned, they are not completed yet, but you can pre-order them here:

http://www.pilotsafety.org/Videos.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.pilotsafety.org/Videos.html

*edit* added the hyperlink for you -SB


Posted By: tomd
Date Posted: 17 May 2016 at 1:25pm
thanks for the additional info.  

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Bonanza F33a


Posted By: Royski
Date Posted: 28 Jul 2016 at 12:21pm
Avidyne press release on training program with PilotSafety.org
http://www.avidyne.com/news/press.asp?release=337" rel="nofollow - http://www.avidyne.com/news/press.asp?release=337

Avidyne page at PilotSafety
http://www.pilotsafety.org/Avidyne.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.pilotsafety.org/Avidyne.html

Here is the free video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NJ_LpWH9Yo" rel="nofollow - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NJ_LpWH9Yo

The press release refers to a free 90 minute training video but the video is 60 minutes ¯\_(ツ)_/¯


Posted By: AviSimpson
Date Posted: 21 Mar 2017 at 2:34pm
For those who are interested, Gary from PilotSafety is holding a 2 day training event in Melbourne, FL with a private tour of the Avidyne production facilities. More information can be found here:
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/avidyne-mastery-2-day-class-register-now-limit-only-20-pilots-tickets-32343349830" rel="nofollow - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/avidyne-mastery-2-day-class-register-now-limit-only-20-pilots-tickets-32343349830


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Simpson Bennett
Avidyne Corporation
Product Manager


Posted By: LANCE
Date Posted: 17 Jul 2017 at 8:59pm
I recently attended an Avidyne Live IFD Seminar put on by Gary Reeves. It was well worth attending. There was a lot of verbal interaction, hands-on training and I discovered many things about my IFD that I didn't realize it would do, and I've been flying behind the IFD since December 2014.

There are probably CFIs out there that really knew the Avidynes, but no one I've seen knows the IFDs and Foreflight better than Gary Reeves.

We have a sizable investment in the Avidyne upgrades on our panels. Whether you attend a Gary Reeves seminar ( http://www.avidynetraining.com/" rel="nofollow - www.AvidyneTraining.com ) or buy his videos I feel you'll find it money well spent!


Posted By: jwjenks
Date Posted: 11 Oct 2017 at 10:50am
Talked with Gary Reeves at Oshkosh, he fixed a problem/question I had going in on a vector to final at Port Columbus (CMH)  and pointed out how easy it is to switch to Vectors after I made an oops, RNAV/GPS entry.  (Showed me two ways to fix it) I bought his DVD - it's excellent


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JWJ



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