Some flight schools have aircraft with “glass cockpits” and others do not. Are there any advantages of training in either aircraft?

FAQ » » Some flight schools have aircraft with “glass cockpits” and others do not. Are there any advantages of training in either aircraft?

A controversial subject at times, there is no doubt that modern technology has inundated the general aviation cockpit, including training aircraft. The choice is ultimately yours, but some things to consider will be the cost of training in the “glass cockpit” versus conventionally equipped aircraft. Additionally, your future ambitions might involve or require extensive use of glass-cockpit aircraft. In either case, train in an aircraft that best suits your present and future needs and interests.

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