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Transition to glass cockpits

Master the Garmin G1000 for VFR and IFR Flight with in-depth training and flight scenarios. 

Fly the glass cockpit the way it was designed to be used. Understanding how to begin mastering more technical airplanes in not just a case of knowing which buttons to push. 

Using the popular Garmin G1000 NXi Integrated Flight Deck as the system for these tutorials, students learn how to proficiently operate advanced avionics in a wide range of scenarios which leads to increased knowledge and confidence. 

Priced at only $197 for unlimited lifetime access, this course provides immersive and engaging content that will improve your flying forever.

transition to glass cockpits COURSE PREVIEW

This course is designed to show you concepts in ways that you've never seen them before.  We focus on developing long-lasting knowledge that will stay with you for thousands of hours of future flights.


This video gives you a taste of what you can expect, or click the button below to view the full course preview - you'll appreciate the level of detail from the first preview video: 


Using animated graphics and real-life examples you will have many "lightbulb" moments throughout the course.


Continue your studies on any internet-connected device and pick up where you left off on another device. You can even download lessons for offline viewing. 

Practice exams & quizzes 

Hundreds of practice test questions modeled on the FAA Knowledge Test, and an endorsement to take the real thing, will prepare you to pass with flying colors. 


Any questions about the  courses will be dealt with directly by Dan, the course creator and founder of FLIGHTINSIGHT

Course Description

Welcome to the Introduction to Glass Cockpit course!


This course covers is designed to introduce pilots of all skill levels to the functioning of a so-called glass cockpit avionics system. The system used for the tutorials is the Garmin G1000 NXi Integrated Flight Deck, found in a wide range of general aviation aircraft.

The lectures in this course will guide you through each step of operating the system as we explore topics such as: 

  • Instrumentation

  • Flight planning

  • Navigation

  • Communications

  • Buttonology

  • Failures


Both VFR and IFR concepts are covered, accommodating pilots of all interest levels.

Each of the modules includes a series of video lectures and animations illustrating concepts. All the course material is available online once you’re enrolled on the FlightInsight course page.


After each video lecture, there are a series of questions designed to test your knowledge of the topic covered.


After successfully completing this course you will be able to:

• Apply your knowledge toward operating a Garmin G1000 equipped aircraft in conducting safe, efficient flight;

• Gain a general understanding of glass cockpits that will translate into many other forms of advanced avionics, shortening the learning curve as you become familiar with them

At only $197 for unlimited lifetime access, this course provides exceptional value for any pilot who wants to develop a solid fundamental understanding of flying.

What Our Students Say:

Your videos are gold! The visuals were very helpful in trying to understand something on a micro level. I found myself thinking if only someone could make diagrams and then found this beauty.


Thanks for this!

- Shawn Holmes

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