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Old 01-28-2020, 02:02 PM
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Default Old School Panel Versus Older School Panel

Old School Panel = 1996 RV6:



Older School Panel = 1932 Monocoupe 110

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Old 01-28-2020, 02:10 PM
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How's that line go again?

What's your favorite airplane?

"The one I'm flying now".

Beautiful Monocoupe!



Doug
Seattle area
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Old 01-28-2020, 05:20 PM
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AWESOME! We love our Luscombe and RV-6. We go to Blakesburg every year and drool over the Monocoupes. maybe....someday...
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Old 01-28-2020, 05:51 PM
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Probably ought to rip that second one out and install a G3X. It would greatly improve the resale. ;-)
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Old 01-29-2020, 07:59 AM
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Absolutely love the monocoupes! Lets see some exterior shots!
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Old 01-29-2020, 08:03 AM
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A uAvionix AV-30 or one of the new Garmin 3" instruments wouldn't look out of place in the Monocoupe at all. And would add significant functionality to the aircraft. But I know, purists...
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Old 01-29-2020, 08:11 AM
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Beautiful restoration Dave!
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Old 01-29-2020, 11:10 AM
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Gorgeous! Great work.
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Old 01-29-2020, 02:55 PM
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Basic airplane, all you need is a jelly jar compass, altimeter, airspeed... and a chart. Add engine instruments, Tach, OP, OT, Fuel gauge(s)....
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Raleigh, NC Area
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Old 01-29-2020, 04:17 PM
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Default What more do you need

Nice and simple from the 1930's, probably just like Van envisaged for the original RVs!
The iPad/tablet off to the side is surprisingly unobtrusive, and I just love the wood along with the metal fittings.
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