Certified Sim vs. DIY

Most of us agree that time in a sim is useful in maintaining proficiency. Where we diverge is whether you really need to log that time. Lets explore both sides.

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Okay, weve likely just established that your proficiency needs more than an IPC twice a year. Now, what if you flew those same procedures every month, all the way to real minimums in no guano, Batman, I cant see the runway weather? Do that every month and after a few months youd be much more proficient for that exercise. If you do it in a sim, you dont have to arrange for a safety pilot or an instructor, and you can do it whenever its convenient to your schedule.
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