VFR flight, in particular, has in it’s essence a strong freeing quality. You don’t need most of the instruments; through sight picture and pilotage you can successfully get to where you aim.
"There I was, camera in hand, window seat in my face... perfect."
...my focus was trying to help Kenny have an enjoyable aviation experience. Flying partial panel with a friend didn't exactly match my intentions.
Short interview with Thomas ‘Gene’ Rogers, a P-51 Mustang WWII crew chief