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Old 11-17-2020, 07:38 PM
Lemos Lemos is offline
Join Date: Jun 2020
Location: Julian, California
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Default Advanced Flight Systems panel in Southern California

Does anyone have an Advanced Flight Systems panel that I can see somewhere in Southern California?

I am looking at an airplane with that panel and I would like to see it in person before traveling halfway across the country to view the potential aircraft I may buy.

Any feedback on the panel would be good too. Reliable? Easy to use? Any problems?
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Old 11-17-2020, 09:45 PM
SPX SPX is offline
Join Date: Dec 2018
Location: San Diego
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You're welcome to connect with me to see my RV-9A with an AFS panel. Based in Fallbrook, but get around to various airports in the area..

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Old 11-18-2020, 12:28 PM
Bicyclops Bicyclops is offline
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Location: LA, California
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I'm at Whiteman with 2 10" touchscreens and AFS Pilot autopilot in my 6. I love this panel. I'm pretty sure you'd be happy with any EFIS system, and I like that the AFS has a lot of buttons and knobs and very shallow menus. It's intuitive to use. Charts are relatively cheap at $100/year and you don't have to buy them if you don't need them. I use the map data which is free updates from AFS 95% or more of the time. The only downside to EFIS that I can see is that there is so much info that you have to make a point of prying your eyes away and look outside.

Ed Holyoke
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