September 1998 Issue
Sandel’s breakthrough LCD technology yields affordable multi-function EFIS for the Cessna and Piper set.
Cheap glass—not the kind you look through but the stuff that occupies the high-rent district in the panel of modern bizjets—is the recurring dream of many an airplane owner.
Unfortunately, if you’ve spent your way to avionics nirvana with “affordable” navigators, comms and instruments, the path to true EFIS enlightenment is likely to cost several times the value of your entire airframe, if you can even find a suitable system for a tight panel.
Sooner or later, that had to change and a modest start-up California company—Sandel Avionics—appears to have crossed the boundary into truly affordable glass with a terrific electronic HSI/multifunction display called the Sandel SN3308, which was...
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