Instrument Flying Rules flying is not considered the most exciting or easiest form of flying and that is why many pilots skip it. However those who are IFR rated will admit that this is a new world of flying where you really understand some flying principles about precision flying. The procedures involved also upgrade dramatically the pilot’s understanding about flight operations, airspace and navigational aids. Towards the developing of instrument flying skills and procedures understanding, the use of a desktop flight simulator can be of significant aid. Below my setup being currently in the mod of my IFR training.