Although 73 yrs old and rejected by FAA for medical reasons, with only 5 actual hours in a Cessna 172, I purchased a Redbird TD-2 Sim and determined to learn to fly. I took the Garmin 1000 VFR course in 2018 and started up IFR 3 months ago. The course really helped me understand the process for utilizing the G1000 in the Redbird Sim. I repeated each course at least 3 times before moving on. I am utilizing the many Redbird GIFT scenarios and I will shortly start the King School IFR Ground School. I have achieved my basic goals of understanding the VFR / IFR principles, but I will repeat the courses for better mastery.
Garmin G1000 Pilot Course