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Max Trescott's Learning Products for IFR Pilots

Max Trescott's GPS and WAAS
Instrument Flying Handbook

Don’t get stuck in the clouds wondering which button to push!
New! Get the one book that tells pilots what they need to know to safely fly using a modern GPS receiver and autopilot. Most books treat GPS as a subtopic and don’t tell everything you need to know about using GPS. Max Trescott’s GPS and WAAS Instrument Flying Handbook recognizes that GPS is at the center of modern cockpits and not just add-on equipment. Designed for both VFR and IFR pilots, this book tells you what you need to know to safely operate modern GPS systems including detailed, step-by-step instructions for the Bendix/King KLN 94, Garmin GNS 430, 430W, 480, 530, 530W and G900X, G1000 and Perspective glass cockpits.

Endorsed by Rod Machado..."Max Trescott has done it again with the publication of Max Trescott’s WAAS and GPS Flying Handbook. This book is an absolute must-have for your flying library if you’re an instrument rated pilot or are working on your instrument rating. It’s a comprehensive, no-nonsense guide to understanding and flying GPS approaches. Max takes you from the basics to the advanced aspects of WAAS based GPS approaches and covers the nitty-gritty details that are oh-so necessary to safely use today’s sophisticated GPS equipment.” — Rod Machado, Flight Instructor, Author and National Aviation Safety Counselor

Max Trescott's WAAS and
GPS CD-ROM Course (PC/Mac/Linux)

Max Trescott’s WAAS and GPS CD-ROM Course makes learning fun! This four-hour course teaches you to fly WAAS-based approaches step-by-step, and shows you how many feet of obstacle clearance you have at every point on the approach. Interactive simulators let you practice entering approaches. You can navigate the course in any order and it’s fully keyword searchable so you can instantly find what you’re looking for.

WAAS Course Outline
• WAAS: Benefits and Description
• WAAS Minimums
• Flying an LPV Approach
• Flying an LNAV/VNAV Approach.
• Flying an LNAV+V Approach.
• WAAS-certified GPS Receivers.
• GPS Review, WAAS NOTAMs, Future Capabilities.
• GPS Approach Segments and Protected Areas.
• WAAS Approach Segments and Protected Areas.
• Regulations and Operational Considerations.

Course Includes:
• Interactive simulators for practicing entering approaches.
• Attachments: LPV Approach Process, Glossary, WAAS FAQ.
• Narration by two Master CFIs for easy listening.
• Optional quizzes to reinforce key points.
• Organized in convenient 20 to 30 minute segments.
• Runs on Windows, Macintosh and Linux.

Max Trescott's IFR Garmin G1000 Course

The IFR G1000 Transition Training course not only covers the G1000, but presents IFR as a series of structured processes. It thoroughly covers all of the major elements that IFR pilots need to remember during every phase of an IFR flight and integrates use of the G1000 into each of the IFR processes.

March 2010:
New iPhone GPS Guides available for the Garmin 430 GPS and for the Garmin aera 500, 510, 550 and 560. Use as self-learning guides and quick reference checklists.