The Garmin G-1000 technology included in newer glass
cockpit Cessnas guides pilots to targets faster and increases
safety, especially in stormy weather and rugged terrain. The
glass cockpit technology features flight instrumentation,
location, navigation, communications and identification data on
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a high-resolution display.
data in brilliant, sunlight-readable color at wide viewing
angles. Information is accessible at the touch of a button.
The technology guides pilots to targets faster and increases
safety, especially in stormy weather and rugged terrain.
The WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System) uses
a system of satellites and ground stations that provide
GPS signal corrections, giving pilots better position accuracy to allow for vertical guidance during nonprecision
The glass cockpit also improves homeland security
cooperation with U.S. Northern Command during flight
intercept missions. F-16 or F-15 intercepts are depicted on
the cockpit display before the fighter is within visual range
of its target i.e., the CAP pilot.
Also, low-level flying in mountains is easier with colorcoded terrain to depict 1,000-foot and 100-foot obstacles.
Weather technology available with the XM Satellite
Weather service includes a built-in lightning detection
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