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Old 03-08-2016, 09:57 AM
Andrew Anunson Andrew Anunson is online now
 
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More capable than anything I've ever flown. I am a very happy customer.
Brian,
Very Nice Panel!! Does the iPad "eject" from the panel? If so, how does that work? Is the iPad mount an off-the-shelf product?

Thanks for sharing the photo and the review,

Andrew Anunson
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Old 03-08-2016, 10:16 AM
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Brian,
Very Nice Panel!! Does the iPad "eject" from the panel? If so, how does that work? Is the iPad mount an off-the-shelf product?

Thanks for sharing the photo and the review,

Andrew Anunson
The IPad does eject. The mount is called a Flypad mount (https://www.flypadmount.com/). It has a spring bar on the right side. I really like how the Garmin Connext works. ADHRS data and GDL data for a useful secondary display. Thanks for the "nice panel" comment.
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Old 08-02-2016, 02:15 PM
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Hi, Maybe a silly question - but what Panel Designer software have you used ? I am about to upgrade my panel from steam to glass and I would like to design it myself. I know Xpanel and Panel designer - but are there others and which one is best. If it's for Windows of Mac is not important (would prefer Mac though).

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Old 08-03-2016, 06:32 AM
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I did my panel in the free CAD software from emachineshop.com I like their setup since you can design the panel and get an instant (in software) quote to have it fabricated. The downside is that you have to design all the instrument cutouts yourself, but that is actually pretty easy.



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Hi, Maybe a silly question - but what Panel Designer software have you used ? I am about to upgrade my panel from steam to glass and I would like to design it myself. I know Xpanel and Panel designer - but are there others and which one is best. If it's for Windows of Mac is not important (would prefer Mac though).

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Old 08-04-2016, 03:24 AM
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I did my panel in the free CAD software from emachineshop.com I like their setup since you can design the panel and get an instant (in software) quote to have it fabricated. The downside is that you have to design all the instrument cutouts yourself, but that is actually pretty easy.

Thanks for this and thanks for such a fantastic panel layout. Do you have a finished photo too ???? My current panel is a mess as the previous owner wanted to mimic a MD-80 I think, but now I am gonna take it all out and put in Glass - so your layout looks amazing and very inspirational !
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Old 08-04-2016, 04:48 AM
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Here's how it came out. I've got 10 hours behind it so far and am very pleased.

Need to get the yellow tape out of there and do a proper marking job.

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Old 08-07-2016, 12:23 PM
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Nice, Rob! I'm a big fan of mixing in a few round gauges with the glass.
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Old 05-01-2017, 11:38 AM
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Default Current 6A panel

Here is my current RV6A panel. I am trying to find out who manufactured the
panel blank and if possible purchase or make new panel inserts in order to
change to my GRT Sport SX EFIS. I will keep the current radio stack, everything
else will probably go.

Thanks,

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Old 05-01-2017, 12:15 PM
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Gene, from your post it appears you are only changing out the "Black" panel parts.

I would call SteinAir and ask him to cut and paint new ones that fit your new equipment.

I think as long as you give him your "Green" he will be happy
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Old 05-01-2017, 05:49 PM
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Default Panel

I think you could use old as pattern and cut out with jig saw or band saw.
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