Civilian pilots are normally trained in a light aircraft, with two or more seats to allow for a student and instructor.
“After becoming an HFI-certified CUA, I have seen my approach towards design change a lot.
I am able to take usability to the next level in my career only because of the education and guidance provided during the training.
The two seating configurations for trainer aircraft are: pilot and instructor side by side, or in tandem, usually with the pilot in front and the instructor behind.
The side-by-side seating configuration has the advantage that pilot and instructor can see each other's actions, allowing the pilot to learn from the instructor and the instructor to correct the student pilot.
Because as I’m sure you know, the people who have mastered a skill don’t worry about trying to be more confident, trying to feel more empowered, trying to be more comfortable…