IFR Van Nuys for Jack to Demo BATD (Full ATC)

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IFR Van Nuys for Jack to Demo BATD (Full ATC)

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More fun in the marine layer, landing historic Van Nuys 16R, and time on an FAA-approved Basic Aviation Training Device. My good friend Jack, and SR22T pilot, is looking to purchase either a BATD (log-able for currency, but limited to generic aircraft) -or- a high-end Home Simulator (not log-able for currency, but with Cirrus-specific panel hardware). If someone were to gift you one of these two options, what would be your thoughts and considerations? Do you have difficulty, especially during COVID, in staying current with approaches/holds? Or, is currency a non-issue but you’d like the ability to fly more procedures at home for proficiency, maybe even with real-person ATC (e.g. PilotEdge.net) to keep you sharp?
Wayne, GeezerGeek Pilot
Wayne McClelland
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