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Instrument Rating Equipment/Aircraft Requirements

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I'm interested in starting an IFR Training.

While looking at schools, few of them offer the Garmin 1000, or any other types of it for the Instrument Rating Course, while others not. Is it really necessary for it?

Same happens with the plane, which one is recommendable, Cessna or Piper?


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  1. Kris Kortokrax on Aug 29, 2012

    Best thing to do is try both the Garmin 1000 and the old style gauges. Also try the Piper and Cessna. Decide for yourself which you would rather use for training.

    If you learn using the Garmin and wish to fly using the old gauges, you will want to get training. Also true for training on the old style gauges and transitioning to the Garmin or other glass panel. Even moving from one glass panel (Garmin) to another (Avidyne) will require some training.

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