Hey all, I’m absolutely confused by this whole discussion. I’ve never owned a plane, just been flying them for a while, and I’m definitely not an A&P. I found an ‘08 type S acclaim which seems to have real potential. G1000 WAAS/SVT panel which is obviously very capable but also getting kind of long in the tooth. I’m not looking to upgrade from the G1000 at this time, but right now I can’t even figure out if doing so is a legal option. I’ve searched and read about Mooney owning the STC, abandoning the G1000 planes, etc. Is an upgrade to the G1000 even possible, does all the hassle come from the GX airplanes or does it apply to everything that rolled off the line with a G1000 panel? Should I stay away from everything G1000?? I’d like to plan on keeping this plane for several years going forward, does a G1000 lock me in to last gen technology forever?
Any meaningful input or help would be appreciated, dumb it down for me and I’ll do my best to keep up. Thanks.