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Eclipse 500 cockpit
The Eclipse 500 has one of the most advanced avionics systems in the sky. Pilots call this concept a glass cockpit. The heading indicator, communications and navigation radios, and vertical speed indicator are all digital. The Eclipse's so-called Avio Total Aircraft Integration system also includes a GPS moving map with a full-color display of weather in the vicinity. This should be no surprise: Eclipse CEO Vern Raburn is a Microsoft alum, and Bill Gates is a large investor.