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Old 01-10-2019, 07:42 PM
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Default Here is a new one of mine

I like this one

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Old 01-10-2019, 08:30 PM
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Very nice, I like the separate engine monitor.
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Old 03-31-2019, 06:11 PM
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Default Just a test fit- but had to share

Picked it up from AFS Thursday and couldn't help but at least test fit it . Plenty to install behind the panel before it'll be secured, but wanted to see how it would look. It's set up to add an Avidyne GPS/NAV/COM at some point in the future.

In case anyone noticed the odd placement of the vent attachments, I had the modular panel (3 removable panels with radio stack) frame in before that I had to remove (will be in the classifieds at some point if anyone is interested).

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Old 04-02-2019, 03:30 PM
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Looks fabulous, Dan! I'm doing the wiring on my Advanced panel right now, and I've had several test fittings like yours. I can't wait to flip the switches and see everything come to life!
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Old 04-07-2019, 08:02 PM
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Bruce- Get us a pic! I looked at your site, but looks like it has been a few years since you updated the panel page.
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Old 06-30-2019, 08:14 PM
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Is anyone who flies behind dual Garmin 10" touch willing to comment on panel placement?

I'm laying out my panel now. I had originally assumed that I would have one screen in front of the pilot and one in front of the passenger. Autopilot and 650 sit in the middle.

Currently I use a 7" Dynon plus an iPad running Foreflight mounted to a ram mount in front of the passenger. My thought was that the Garmin screens would take over both roles -- the pilot's screen would act as PDF + synthetic vision + engine monitor, while the passenger's screen would be moving map + flight plan. Now I'm starting to think that the second screen may be too far away to comfortably use as a map. Granted, it's a small cockpit, but reading something on the right edge of the second screen could be a bit tricky.

The other option would be to move the second screen to the center and put the 650... somewhere?

Thoughts? How do you use your 10" screens?
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Old 07-01-2019, 09:32 AM
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Default Dual Garmins

Dan,

Have only hangar flown mine, but like this kind of placement.

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