Together, the two conspire to beat me up, but the trusty Cessna, loaded well over gross with spare parts, survival gear, miscellaneous stuff and ferry fuel, takes it all in stride. Basic traffic- and terrain-monitoring equipment are included in the standard package, but the more exotic active TAWS-B (terrain) and King TAS (traffic) are available as options. Considering that practically every aircraft manufacturer is embracing glass panels these days, it seems almost anticlimactic to tout the talents of the G1000 glass display, but the fact is, it's a revelation in contrast to the aircraft electronics of even 10 years ago, much less those of the '50s and '60s.
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