Flight Training

Matt Gunderson offers a variety of specialized aircraft type-specific training in Cirrus and Beechcraft aircraft including the following programs:

  • Initial Single and Multi-Engine Training
  • Transition and Recurrent Training
  • Instrument Training
  • Black Diamond Low IMC Prep Course
  • Commercial Training
  • CFI Initial, CFII, and ATP Training

Cirrus Transition Training

The Cirrus transition training course covers the specifics of the Cirrus aircraft with an emphasis on fundamental stick-and-rudder skills, basic attitude instrument flight, normal and abnormal operating procedures, system familiarization, engine management, and avionics management. The course follows the Cirrus training curriculum and Cirrus Flight Operations Manual. Prerequisite materials are available at the links below:

Beechcraft Transition Training

Beech Bonanza and Baron specific transition training is provided as part of the American Bonanza Society (ABS) BPPP course and covers the specifics of the Bonanza and Baron systems, performance, and handling characteristics in normal, abnormal and emergency situations. This training satisfies insurance requirements and the typically requires a minimum of 10 hours of training time for initial training. Additional training can be expected for first-time high performance and/or complex endorsements.

If you are not already a member of the American Bonanza Society, you can learn more about the association at their website: https://www.bonanza.org/

Instrument Training

Learn real-world instrument training that will prepare you to easily pass the instrument practical test and build your confidence to successfully plan for and execute even the most demanding cross-country trips through complex airspace and dynamic weather conditions. Train in real IMC conditions, learn to use advanced weather forecasting products, and develop the tools and experience you need to safety complete your future missions.

Commercial Training

Elevate your piloting-skills to another level of professionalism and fine-tune your stick-and-rudder abilities with commercial pilot training. Unlike instrument training, with commercial training, you'll be back to head-up, eyes-out flying, learning complete mastery of your aircraft while performing highly coordinated maneuvers like lazy eights, chandelles, eights-on-pylons, and power-off 180s. Commercial training is a phenomenal and thrilling way to expand your flight envelope.