Flying the Garmin 430/530

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Flying the Garmin 430/530 Course
Flying the Garmin 430/530 Course
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Make Your "Dreamed-Of" 430/530 Capabilities A Reality!
The Garmin advanced technology is an absolute dream when you know how to use it. Now you can turn that dream into your reality. Be in command of all the knobs, buttons and system logic before you get in the air!

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KING's Flying the Garmin 430/530 Course is much more than the simple DVD video that many others offer. This course will harness the power of your computer to prepare you so well that when you get in the airplane, your hands and eyes will automatically go to the right place.

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Be Prepared Before You Fly

You'll not only understand and be able to use the fabulous capabilities of the advanced Garmin technology, but you'll know the quickest and most efficient way to do things. You'll stay way ahead of the 430/530 and fully utilize all of its amazing power. And you'll say, "Wow, that was easy!"

430/530 Online Main Menu
430/530 Online Main Menu

Note: Online 430/530 course is Video Only. CD-ROM 430/530 course is Interactive.

When you finish your comprehensive course, you'll be a skilled user. With the help of an instructor or safety pilot, you'll easily demonstrate your command of the truly magnificent Garmin capabilities.

Become 430/530 Proficient

Get a lot more utility from your aircraft by learning how to utilize the full power of this industry-leading Global Navigation System (GNS)—a multi-purposed GPS/computer combination that makes navigation simple and precise. Truly understanding your Garmin 430/530 will greatly enhance your situational awareness, help you avoid terrain hazards, and put at your fingertips an aviation database that will tell you virtually anything you would want to know in flight about airports and facilities.

Compare these interactive computer features to other courses.

  • The course serves up short, easy-to-understand video snippets with close-up finger-to-button demonstrations that make it easy to see the actions.
  • In the interactive course, video snippets are followed by KING's super-realistic Procedures Trainer which lets you put what you have just learned into practice right away, reinforcing your learning. 
  • The interactive menu tracks and displays your results so you can easily see how you are advancing. 
  • When you are done, you can print a completion certificate for your checkout instructor, FBO, or insurance company ... and you may want to frame it to proudly display your achievement.


You'll value your course so much that you'll use it again and again to maintain the currency you need to fly the 430/530 with safety and utility.

Fully Utilize the 430/530

  • Know the best way to power up and get ready to fly
  • Learn how to best use WAAS
  • Navigate with moving maps, flight plans, and "Direct-To" ... with confidence
  • Utilize the facilities database including pages and page groups, nearest airport and navigation aids
  • Know how your Garmin can help you when you have an in-flight problem or emergency
  • Call up instrument procedures with ease including loading and activating approaches, departures and arrivals, course reversals, holding, and missed approaches
  • Utilize the terrain features to keep you out of trouble
  • Learn how to customize your system
  • Be prepared to handle possible 430/530 malfunctions
  • Learn how to stay way ahead of the 430/530 and fully utilize all of its amazing power


Build Confidence with our Realistic Procedures Trainer

You will gain the confidence that comes from immediately practicing what you have learned. Punch each button and turn each knob on our realistic Procedures Trainer built into the interactive course, and your eyes and fingers will automatically go the right place when you get in the cockpit.

CD-ROM Supported Operating Systems: both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8.

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  1. What are the operating system requirements for the disc course?

    Supported Operating Systems: both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8.

  2. What are the operating requirements for the online course?

    Online course media requires a broadband internet connection. The course will run on your iPad, tablet, iPhone or smartphone.

  3. What is the difference between the online version and the disc version?

    The online version allows you to take lessons on your iPad, iPhone or any mobile device or computer that has an internet connection. The video content is exactly the same as in the disc version, however, the disc version includes KING's Procedures Trainer which lets you put what you have learned into practice right away.

  4. Apple iPhone and iPad

    If you wish to access your online course material on an iPad or iPhone, we recommend downloading the free King Schools Companion app. The app allows you to view your online course(s) on an iPad or iPhone when not connected to the Internet. This free app is available through the iTunes App Store by searching for "King Schools Companion."

    Follow the steps below to access your online courses offline:

    • Login to your course by following the instructions in the email you'll receive after you complete your order.
    • Download the King Schools Companion app through the iTunes App Store.
    • After launching the Companion app, login using your existing iLearn account username and password.
    • While connected to the internet, download the online course(s) you have purchased.
    • Once your course(s) have finished loading, you can start studying offline!

  5. How long is the course?

    The course contains over 4 hours of video instruction.

  6. How many discs are in the disc course?

    There are a total of seven (7) discs; one setup disc and 6 instructional discs.

  7. Does the course cover both VFR and IFR operations?


  8. How do I get my WINGS credit for taking the course?

    Just make sure the email address in your King Schools iLearn account matches your WINGS account. We will automatically grant WINGS credit when you complete the course. For more information, click here.

  9. How do I access my course completion certificate?

    For disc course, once you have completed all the lessons and answered all the questions in each lesson, you'll be able to print out your completion certificate. Click on the Course Complete icon when you are finished to print your certificate.

    For online course, once you have completed all the lessons, you'll be able to print out your completion certificate. Click on the Print Completion Certificate tab when you are finished to print your certificate.

  10. I already have the disc course, can I upgrade to the online version?

    It's easy to upgrade...Give us a call at 800-854-1001 or +1-858-541-2200 and we will be happy to assist you with updating your disc course to the online version. Just tell the friendly Pilot Advisor you want to upgrade the Flying the Garmin 430/530 disc course to the online version. They will provide you with the simple instructions for returning your disc course.

  11. Who do I call if I have questions?

    You can speak to one of our Pilot Advisors during business hours at 800-854-1001 or +1-858-541-2200. You can also email us at

Good program
Great program. Definitely worth the time and effort to complete.

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Excellent Course
Full explanation of all features and how to use them in the cockpit

- Online


Wow! In a matter of hours, I went from - Ok, what button to I push next on this thing? To anticipating my next step and being prepared to make it at the appropriate time....with confidence. Thanks!!!

- Online


great course
I felt the course has very good information and the graphics or very well done. The course answered all of my questions about the 530. Thank you King!!!

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