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In fact, since many pilots learned to do things with canned checklists from the very beginning, they go about things following rote instructions rather than practicing a higher level of understanding and cockpit resource management. Later on, this can make training for advanced aircraft more challenging, since pilots must then adapt to the other methods we’ll discuss below. Note that we’re not talking about eliminating checklists insofar as written guidance to structure your operations.