Com/Nav & Audio Panel Equipment Training


Occasionally, you come across some equipment in aircraft that's unfamiliar to you. Especially some of the legacy navigation equipment that still works!

We've been around General Aviation for quite a few years, and have seen different equipment come and go. Consequently, we're pretty familiar with most of it!

But some of the modern equipment is also a little daunting - and many pilots fail to make the best use of it as a result. One of the biggest pilot "misdemeanours" in our opinion is the lack of understanding of the use of squelch.

We're familiar with new and old alike - here's some examples:

  • Trig Nav/Com
  • Garmin Nav/Com/Audio
  • King KNS80 RNAV
  • Skymap
  • King KLX 135A
  • King KLN 89B
  • PMA8000 Audio Panel

We haven't listed any training syllabus here since it's more beneficial to do the training ad-hoc to your requirements (both equipment type and current knowledge). Just contact us to discuss what you need.

See below for further information.



Remember that you are being instructed by an instructor with an enviable reputation for delivering results to you. Our personal objective is to make sure you land with a smile on your face. If you don’t – we haven’t done our job properly.

There are three options for our instructional charges; £50 per hour, £150 per half-day, or £250 per full day.

If you want us to come to you, just add our travelling and accommodation (at cost).

The aircraft costs are extra; you can use your own aircraft, hire from a training organisation local to you, or hire from a training organisation local to us.


Where can I do this course?

We are more than happy to come to you wherever you are! However, we normally operate in Essex, with relatively easy access to the airfields in the area. We teach (and examine) regularly (either as part of a club or freelance) at Earls Colne, Andrewsfield, North Weald, Duxford, Crowfield and Cambridge. There are numerous smaller airfields available such as Elmsett, Clacton, Rougham and Great Oakley within easy reach. Southend and Stapleford are also possible.


Which Aircraft can I use?

You can use your own or syndicate aircraft, which in some ways, is better since you'll become really familiar with it as part of the course!

If you belong to a flying club already, most organisations are happy for us to instruct in their aircraft if that's an option you'd like to pursue.

If you need to hire an aircraft locally to us, we have access to a variety of aircraft types and training organisations. Please feel free to contact us for more detailed information.