Avionics Shakedowns Gone Wild

Given the deep teardown that’s often associated with avionics retrofits, the first few flights after a project can bring sizable risks. In a previous life as an avionics tech, I’ve experienced more dicey shakedown flights than I care to remember. This included an engine failure with an off-field landing, numerous electrical failures, smoke in the […]
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Editor in Chief Larry Anglisano has been a staple at Aviation Consumer since 1995. An active land, sea and glider pilot, Larry has over 30 years’ experience as an avionics repairman and flight test pilot. He’s the editorial director overseeing sister publications Aviation Safety magazine, IFR magazine and is a regular contributor to KITPLANES magazine with his Avionics Bootcamp column. When he’s not writing, Larry is working on a collection of guitar compositions for the upcoming Flying n’ Jazz production.