Avidyne Press Release

Avidyne & PilotSafety.org Institute to Host 2-Day IFD540/IFD440 Mastery Training in Melbourne, FL

Master CFI Gary Reeves to provide 2-day in-depth training of Avidyne IFD540 and IFD440 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM products; Limited-availability training package also includes factory tour of Avidyne facility in Melbourne, FL.

Melbourne, FL – Tuesday, March 21, 2017 – 

Avidyne Corporation announced that they have teamed with Master Instructor, Gary Reeves and PilotSafety.org  to host a comprehensive 2-Day hands-on Mastery Training Course on Avidyne’s IFD440/540 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM systems.  The training, limited to 20 pilots,  will be held at the Hilton Rialto Place hotel in Melbourne, FL on March 31 and April 1, 2017.

“This two-day, hands-on training course will give pilots in-depth knowledge of the Avidyne IFD systems including live hands-on practice, emergency procedures, setup customization and common errors to avoid,” said Gary Reeves.  “IFD440 and IFD540 owners and prospects will get real world exposure to the power and simplicity of these great Avidyne products.”

“Gary Reeves has developed a solid reputation as a highly-effectiv instructor, focused on advanced-capability avionics systems operating in the high work-load, single-pilot IFR environment,” said Mitch Biggs, Avidyne’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “Gary has significant expertise as a professional instructor, and we believe our IFD customers will find this training very beneficial.”

Training attendees will also get a personalized private tour of the Avidyne Factory including a sneak-peak at Avidyne's Innovation Lab.   

Shuttles services are available between Melbourne airport (KMLB) and the Hilton Rialto hotel.

For full details and to sign up for this event, please go to their eventbrite page at:


About PilotSafety.org (www.pilotsafety.org)

PilotSafety.org was founded by Gary Reeves, Master Instructor, Lead FAA Safety Team Rep to work with pilots, flight schools, instructors and, aviation groups worldwide to reduce general aviation accidents from pilot-error causes such as fuel starvation, weather and aeronautical decision making.  Reeves is the 2016 FAA Instructor of the Year for the WP Region, an ATP, Master Instructor and well know National Public Speaker on GA Safety. Reeves is also a lead safety rep for the FAA Safety Team and provides WINGS safety classes all over the US.

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Avidyne Corporation
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