Pilot Training Workshops

PilotEdge workshops are free online pilot training sessions, held live over the Internet, designed to delve deeply into the practical side of real world VFR and IFR flying.

Past Workshops

Mon
Oct
10
Flying the CAT1, CAT2 & CAT3 Ratings
Flight planning and cockpit video for the first 3 CAT ratings
Tue
Jun
7
ATC Communications
Introduction to towered and non-towered operations, departures, arrivals and transitions.
Tue
Apr
26
Airport Operations
Airports are daunting at first - from how to maneuver safely around the airport to understanding what the various markings mean.
Tue
May
5
DME arcs from the Cockpit
While they're relatively rare, knowing how to fly an arc is still an important skill to have. Besides, they're actually kinda fun! Unlike previous workshops, this will be a cockpit broadcast from the sim.
Tue
Jun
25
Flight simulation for primary and instrument training
Working on your PPL or instrument ticket? Here are some best practices for maximizing the value of your simulation experience at home
Tue
Jun
11
IFR Flight Planning & TEC Routes
Wanna be cleared as filed? TEC routes make it happen!
Tue
May
28
IFR: Holding, lost comms, TEC routes
You gotta know when to hold 'em!
Tue
May
14
Instrument approaches (part 4)
Circling, visual and contact approaches. Plus, your questions answered.
Tue
Apr
30
Instrument approaches (part 3)
Rapid fire analysis of a series of user-submitted precision and non-precision approaches within the Los Angeles ARTCC
Tue
Apr
16
Instrument approaches (part 2)
Recap on flying ILS 19R at SNA then onto non-precision approaches
Tue
Mar
26
Instrument approaches (part 1)
Overview of instrument approaches and decoding approach plates
Tue
Mar
12
Arrivals: Mastering STARs
Become a master of Standard Terminal Arrivals (STARs)
Tue
Feb
26
IFR - Enroute Procedures and Decoding Enroute Charts
Reroutes, short cuts, holds, diversions, VFR on top, cruise clearances, block altitudes and symbols on charts that wouldn't be out of place in King Tut's tomb. What does it all mean?
Tue
Feb
12
IFR - Departures Demystified
Introduction to IFR concepts, and then a deeper review of the world of IFR departures, including SIDs, ODPs, and VFR departures.
Tue
Jan
29
Scenario-based VFR flight planning and communication (part 3)
The last in the VFR flight planning series, we tackle Class B and C airspace head on.
Tue
Jan
15
Scenario-based VFR flight planning and communication (part 2)
Continuing from the previous workshop, this time we go deep on two VFR flights between 4 Class D airports.
Tue
Jan
1
Scenario-based VFR flight planning and communication (part 1)
A look at the route selection, navigation techniques, airspace analysis and sample ATC communications for 2 non-towered to non-towered scenarios.
Tue
Dec
18
All About VFR
VFR airspace, rules and regulations