May 2006 Issue

Letters: 05/06

Glass Panels
Your glass panel flyoff article in the March 2006 Aviation Consumer was interesting, but only helpful to the handful of individuals who will be purchasing new equipment in which these systems are offered. Even then, it looks like few will have a choice in which system they can order in a given aircraft.

What would be more interesting to most aircraft owners and pilots is a comparison of available certified retrofit EFIS systems for GA aircraft. It would be of great value to find out more about the capabilities of the Chelton system and its novel “highway in the sky” approach and compare it to Meggitt, Honeywell and Avidyne.

I believe that the Chelton is flying...

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