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New Customer Resources

Congratulations on the purchase of your Avidyne IFD5XX/4XX FMS. Below are some resources for you to prepare for your first flight with the Avidyne in your panel. 

1.  First things First, please register your new IFD, and all other Avidyne products, on, where you will get an additional 3 years of extended warranty on your new Avidyne IFD's after signing up for the AeroPlan. This will give you an industry-leading 4 years of extended warranty on your brand new IFD.   If you receive an error anytime during the registration process, email and include your tail number and all serial numbers.

2. Download the IFD Trainer for your IPAD.

The IFD Trainer has a section for Video Tutorials that explain some of the basics such as imputing a flight plan, Trainer menus, and controls, data block setup, etc. It has great resources that a user can watch and then practice on the simulator. 

3. Visit our official training page on at where you will find Webinars On Demand, a full Introduction to the Avidyne IFD's training course, and other training resources to get the most out of your new IFD.

4. The book "Flying With The Avidyne IFD" by Michael F. Bauer gives you scenario-based training on the Avidyne IFD.

5. Our Pilot Support Knowledge Base includes tons of information and is your one-stop shop to get any support questions answered with self-service. 
     Knowledge Base:

6. We've partnered with Jeppesen to offer a Free 60 Day Trial at which point it is up to the user to purchase the continuing subscription. This process can take 24-48 hours, please plan ahead to obtain your Databases. 
    Jeppesen Trial Link:
    Private airports that are missing; pilots can contact Jeppesen to have them added

7. Pilot Guides

8. Download the IFD100 App for IPAD if you intend to utilize this feature with your panel-mounted unit. 

9. Watch our Avidyne YouTube Channel for In flight training videos:
    Avidyne YouTube: