New eReader platform for all devices

April 21, 2023

Padpilot theory for all devices.

Updated 25 July 2023

Student pilots can now get our best-selling PPL(A), ATPL(A) and ATPL(H) theory content on any device – Apple, Android, PCs and desktops – with the new eReader content platform.

Pilot training organisations can choose the eReader content delivery platform in addition to, or as well as, our Apple Books for PPL(A) and ATPL(A) theory (accompanying ground school resources for ATOs such as instructor presentations and LMS are compatible with both systems)

And students enrolled with these Padpilot partners are able to access their interactive theory manuals via a browser (Google Chrome is recommended) or the app. 

Helicopter pilots, we’ve got you: ATPL(H) will be on the eReader by summer.
EDIT: it’s here!

Individual students can also purchase subscriptions to full sets of either series directly from us. (Single subjects are not available on the eReader

Are iBooks being discontinued?

No. Our Apple Book editions are not going anywhere. We will continue to update and sell our Apple Book editions as long as Apple supports its iBook platform. The eReader is simply an alternative option that makes it easier for student pilots all over the world to access Padpilot materials, and easier for us to manage our own content.

And did you know that not all countries support Apple Books? Now student pilots in every country can easily download PPL(A) and ATPL(A) books. And many people prefer PC and Android devices, so the new eReader is a more accessible way to study for the PPL and ATPL theory exams.

eReader Features

  • Complete sets for PPL(A), ATPL(H) and ATPL(A)  
  • Same content as our Apple Book  editions
  • Equivalent price to the Apple Book editions
  • Price includes 3 year subscription
  • Renewals available
  • Use on up to 3 devices
  • ATOs licences available
  • Compatible with existing classroom presentations
  • Reading time recorded automatically NEW
  • Book pages can be annotated with a stylus NEW

Same content

The content in the eReader books is exactly the same as the existing Apple Books, page for page.

This means the existing Classroom Presentations for instructors are also the same, and therefore ATOs can have a mixed ground school class of both eReader and Apple Book users with no compatibility issues.

8 of Padpilot’s 140+ partners have already adopted the new platform and initial feedback from 180 users is excellent, with most (around 60%) of eReader users studying via the browser option. Students say they appreciate being able to use existing devices without having to purchase a new iPad for ground school.

The content is the same, and the eReader books have all the interactivity you expect from Padpilot books: unique study aids, animations, videos and 3D models which help bring theory to life, plus a couple of useful new features:  

Reading Time – reading time is recorded automatically on the new platform.
Annotations – book pages can be drawn or written on with a stylus. 

“The books are easy to use and user friendly for any application. The new editing tool is a great feature and students find navigating through the material, given the large volume of content, is easy to do and to understand.” Graeme Rouncivell, TKI, Atlantic Flight Training Academy. 

How to get Padpilot books for android, browsers or Apple devices

Pilot training providers –  let us show you around the new platform. Get in touch to request a demo of the eReader and new LMS here.

Student pilots – Follow this simple process to order your eReader books:

  1. Pay for your book subscription here.
  2. We’ll reply within 1 business day with full instructions on how to set up your account and get your books.
  3. You’re ready to go! You can download your books on up to 3 different devices.

Got questions? Our FAQ page has answers, but if you can’t find what you’re looking for, our Support Team is standing by to help.

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Padpilot are ahead of the game; the books are beautiful, well structured and include the KSA areas for the 2020 EASA requirements. They’ve implemented new technology, such as AR and are a good match for our training philosophy which is, ‘personal pilot training, in style’. Padpilot books are convenient, paperless, and a fun way for students to study. And of course, Padpilot always offers great customer service.

K. Vereeken

CEO, Europilot Centre

We believe in the flexibility that distance learning offers, while accepting no sacrifices in terms of quality of learning. A vital part of achieving this goal is to have access to up-to-date, solid, and digitally advanced learning materials. Padpilot offers this and we’re eager to get started.

O. M. Walberg

CEO, Oslo Flight Training

Just wanted to reach out and say thank you for your books and resources. I’m currently an ATPL student and my flight school uses your books. It’s clear how much effort the team has put into producing these books - the diagrams, 3d models and mini videos are all amazing and really do help us get a good understanding of the sometimes complex systems. It’s amazing how this content has been incorporated into the books, as well as the added features such as the quizzes at the end of each chapter. I also had the pleasure of meeting two members of the team at the Berlin show. They were incredibly kind and open-minded when I gave feedback on potential developments as to how the industry can improve the way the course is taught. Keep up the good work.

Adam Oarda

Student

We are thrilled to start cooperation with Padpilot. Thanks to this partnership we are able to provide our students with the best theoretical knowledge.

Royal Star

Having ATPL manuals as Apple Books is an amazing idea! You can have your manuals on any device and carry on studying wherever you are.

E.B.

Student

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