Panel Teardowns: More Than Metal Work

Big-screen retrofits usually mean major modifications to cut or replace the panel. From drawing it to painting it, these are big projects.

Most existing round-gauge airplanes have instrument panels that simply weren’t designed for big-screen displays. That means your shop will likely be tasked with cutting a new metal panel to make it all fit. And even if your proposed upgrade doesn’t require lots of cutting, an avionics project is the opportunity to upgrade the panel’s aesthetics […]
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