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Old 11-05-2018, 06:04 PM
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Default RV-10 vs Piper Comanche 260-B

In 1990 I bought a 1968 Comanche 260-B, I flew it 1500 hours before selling it in 2002. Yesterday I saw it for the first time, at the Orillia On.airport, since I sold it.
The airplane still looks great with the paint job I put on it in the late 1990's. I also overhauled the engine and added several new instruments in the panel.


Here is a picture of possibly the two best 4 place single engine GA aircraft available today and I am privileged to having owned and spent in excess of 1000hrs in both.


Here is a picture of what today seems like an archaic instrument panel. I put in a HSI, an Apollo GPS and an all cyl CHT/EGT monitor. At the time I thought it just could get much better. Little did I know....

Today I have what I believe to be one of the best glass cockpit set-ups available in my RV-10. again, could it get much better than this?


The two airplane are similar in many ways but the RV-10 is hard to beat.
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RV-10 (C-GMDV) 1450hrs.
Dual GRT 8.4" HXr EFIS, VP-200, TT A/P, Avidyne IFD440, uAvionixX ADS-B out, Sky Radar WX and Traffic, Dual EI's (one Lightspeed & one SDS CPI)

RV-14A under construction.
An ADVANCED PANEL from AFS. Dual AF5600 10.4" EFIS'
Avidyne IFD540 FMS Navigator, uAvionix AV-30 B/U EFIS
Lycoming IO-390 EXP
SDS EFI/EI FADEC system
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