Beechcraft Pilot Proficiency Program (BPPP) and the ABS Flight Instructor Academy, maybe the best deal in aviation!
Price of a 1 year membership in ABS is $65 and you get all the BPPP courses! That includes Initial, Recurrent and Instructor online courses. From my experience as a DPE, I can tell when an applicant has had training from BPPP and/or one of the BPPP instructors. This very well maybe the best deal in Aviation! The following is from the ABS website.
The ABS Flight Instructor Academy is FREE to members of the American Bonanza Society.
Click here to go to the BPPP Online Training Center.
ABS members and Life Members are enrolled FREE in BPPP online courses. If you are logged in to www.bonanza.org as an ABS member you will be automatically logged in when you go to the Training Center. If you are not logged in to ABS you will be taken to the ABS login page when you attempt to log in to the Training Center. If you are not a member of ABS you will be taken to the ABS membership Join Here page. Complimentary Temporary Members must convert to paid membership to participate in BPPP.
"How to Teach Beech"
The ABS Flight Instructor Academy teaches certificated flight instructors the techniques and procedures developed by ABS’ contracted instructors in over three decades of teaching in Beech aircraft. The Academy serves three purposes:
Here is a description of the courses included in the ABS Flight Instructor Academy.
ABS' goal with the ABS Flight Instructor Academy is to ensure that Beech pilots everywhere have convenient access to safe, informed and effective type-specific training, in or out of the BPPP system. This is a major effort in support of the mission of the ABS Air Safety Foundation, "to protect lives and preserve the Beechcraft fleet."
What You Get
Complete the entire ABS Flight Instructor Academy online course and your name, business name (as applicable), location and contact information will be listed on the ABS website. Current and prospective ABS members will be able to see this referral list when looking for an instructor for transition and recurrent training, flight reviews and instrument proficiency checks.
As an ABS Flight Instructor Academy graduate you may be eligible to become a contract instructor for the Beechcraft Pilot Proficiency Program (BPPP). As a BPPP CFI, you'll be eligible to provide flight training resulting in award of a completion certificate in the BPPP Online+Flight and BPPP LIVE programs. BPPP completion certificates may result in substantial aircraft insurance discounts for aircraft owners, so your services will be in demand. Your name, location and contact information will be added to the BPPP Instructor list on the ABS website. You will be covered as a flight instructor under ABS' liability policy including aircraft physical damage coverage while you instruct in Beech piston airplanes. Here's information on how to become a BPPP Instructor.