Kāpiti Aero Club

G1000 Simulator

We are proud to offer an exceptional training experience with our Garmin G1000 Avionics Trainer, available for both VFR and IFR training. This cutting-edge avionics suite has transformed the way aircraft are flown, providing pilots with unparalleled access to essential flight data, precision navigation, and real-time traffic information. Designed to enhance safety and efficiency, our G1000 Trainer is perfectly suited for assisting knowledge currency in our Cessna 172 aircraft, which are equipped with the same avionics systems. Moreover, our simulator can effectively assist in maintaining your IFR license currency by allowing you to practice IFR flying without the pressure of the prop turning.


At our Aero Club, we understand that mastering the Garmin G1000 system can be a daunting task. That’s why we also provide comprehensive training programs to help you unlock the full potential of this powerful tool. Our experienced instructors will guide you through the intricacies of the G1000, teaching you how to efficiently navigate the advanced display system and utilize its wide array of features. Whether you are a seasoned pilot looking to stay current or a novice pilot taking your first steps into IFR training, our G1000 Trainer will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to excel in the cockpit.


Once students have been shown how to use the simulator by a qualified instructor, they may use it in their own time to practice IFR procedures or carry out VFR familiarisation flights.


Booking our Garmin G1000 Trainer is easy and convenient. Simply access our Paper Aviator Booking System, where you can reserve your simulator sessions with an instructor at a time that suits you best.

Solo Hire Rate $25/hr
Dual Hire Rate $95/hr
If you are ready to start working towards your Instrument Rating, give us a call on 04 902 6536 or visit our clubrooms where one of our staff will be more than happy to discuss your training in more detail.