Sanitizing The Cabin? Go Easy On The Screens

It only takes seconds to cause a $1000 factory repair when cleaning avionics. Garmin's latest service alert has guidance worth following.

Don’t overthink the chore of wiping down the cabin. The favorite store-brand disinfecting wipes work well for cleaning control yokes, throttle handles and anything else germy hands touch—except display screens. Hit those with a heavy-duty cleaner and you might as well pull the whole unit from the panel and ship it away for a flat-rate […]
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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.