Jeff Van West has joined PilotWorkshops.com LLC in a newly formed Creative Director position.

His primary responsibility will be managing the development and creation of the company’s pilot proficiency training programmes, including their flagship IFR Mastery programme.

Jeff has 19 years of experience developing numerous aviation projects, ranging from books and videos to live seminars. He previously served as Editor-in-Chief for IFR Magazine and Co-Editor of Aviation Consumer, and his work appears in AOPA Pilot, Flight Training, Plane and Pilot, and on AVweb. Jeff is an active CFI, and created the new-owner transition programme for the original Cirrus SR20.

“We’ve been working extensively with Jeff on a freelance basis for the last three years and the fit has been great. He’s been involved in developing some of our most popular training programmes,” said PilotWorkshops’ Founder, Mark Robidoux. “We are thrilled to have someone with Jeff’s creative skillset, aviation knowledge and work ethic joining our team.”