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Oshkosh, July 23 - GA and Corporate Pilots

ElectronicFlight Solutions Releases CompleteLearning™ Avionics Software Training For GA and Corporate Pilots

Five Volume Library Addresses GPS Navigation, Autopilot, Weather, Traffic and Terrain Awareness Technologies

Oshkosh, Wisconsin. July 23, 2002 - ElectronicFlight Solutions, Inc. Founder and CEO, Howard Reisman, today officially announced the release of the ElectronicFlight Solutions' CompleteLearning™ Avionics Software Library of interactive, self-paced, media-rich cockpit automation training programs. Five separate modules address GPS Navigation, Autopilot, Weather, Traffic and Terrain Awareness technologies in both a generic as well as product specific manner. "This level of education has not yet been available from manufacturers, avionics shops or certified flight instructors, but is essential for pilot safety and in making the transition from flying VORs and NDBs to the GPS-driven state-of-the-art integrated cockpit" stated Reisman.

"The opening of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2002 represents exactly three years to the week of the JFK, Jr tragedy. It is well acknowledged that the JFK, Jr crash in 1999 may have been prevented had he received adequate training in the use of the Bendix/King KFC 150 autopilot in his Piper Saratoga. However the FAA does not mandate any form of training for advanced avionics systems in order to earn a rating." explains Bob Lee ElectronicFlight's Director of Marketing.
According to Arthur T. Keefe III of the Air Safety Foundation, "Today's sophisticated advanced avionics is fusing itself into the very fabric of General Aviation at an exponential rate. Competency in its use will result in peace of mind and safer flying."

Complete Learning™ Represents a Paradigm Shift in Advanced Avionics Training

At the very core of each of the training modules is ElectronicFlight's powerful CompleteLearning™ methodology. Embracing conceptual learning instead of rote memorization, CompleteLearning™ implants mental models of the particular system into the student's permanent memory. Requisite knowledge is then reinforced with targeted interactive KnowledgeCheck™ exercises and quizzes embedded throughout the self-paced training program. "After successfully navigating an entire CompleteLearning™ module, the operation and familiarity of the particular piece of avionics equipment should become second nature when it counts the most-under the pressure of a high-workload cockpit environment." explains Paul Novacek, ElectronicFlight Solutions' Vice President of Product Development.

Furthermore, ElectronicFlight Solutions, Inc. is currently developing a national network of approved ElectronicFlight Instructors (EFI's) who will be qualified to fly with the student and administer the CompleteLearning™ Checkride to ensure that the student has fully mastered the applicable subject matter. After successful completion, the student will receive an ElectronicFlight Certification, documenting the training achievement, which may be forwarded to the insurance company for possible discounts.

An integral part of the ElectronicFlight CompleteLearning™ package is the ElectronicFlight ContinuousLearning™ KEFS Airpark, . At KEFS Airpark pilots can stay current with web-based training, register for seminars, receive product updates and service bulletins, interact with others operating similar technology, and continuously enhance their skill and knowledge by staying abreast of the latest developments in the field of high tech avionics and cockpit automation.

ElectronicFlight Solutions, Inc. is a new breed of training organization that offers the ElectronicFlight CompleteLearning™ Library of Avionics/Cockpit Automation training products and services to general aviation and corporate pilots. Working in conjunction with AEA-member avionics shops and certified flight instructors on a national basis, ElectronicFlight Solutions provides quality education on Autopilot, GPS Navigation, Traffic, Terrain and Weather Awareness technologies from leading manufacturers including Honeywell-Bendix/King, Garmin, Goodrich, Collins, S-TEC, Sandel, Avidyne, UPSAT, Ryan and others.

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2002 attendees may take a test flight of each of the training modules at the ElectronicFlight Solutions booth #2056 in Hangar B. There will be a drawing each day of EAA AirVenture for a free CompleteLearning™ module (a $295 value!). For further information visit KEFS - the ElectronicFlight Solutions' Airpark and home of the CompleteLearning™ Academy at or call (505) 265-4055.