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Old 02-07-2021, 01:01 PM
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Default Panel Mocked Up

Painted the sub panel last night. First mock up of panel with model avionics. I hope everything fits between the panel and the sub panel.

We'll see.
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Old 02-08-2021, 07:37 AM
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...First mock up of panel with model avionics. I hope everything fits between the panel and the sub panel...
Nice models. Foamboard?
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Old 03-25-2021, 06:13 AM
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Nice models. Foamboard?
Yes. 3/16” from the Michael’s aircraft section of the store. Hot glue works great.
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Old 03-30-2021, 09:26 AM
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Default "Finally" Decided on Panel

Quotes are obligatory, of course.

Anyway, I've decided to stick with a split Master/Alt switch, conventional Ignition with L/R/Both/Start and two Pmag switches to test the Pmags. Since Dynon says avionics can be on during start, the avionics switch is next to the Master/Alt.

I Think I will gang the nav/strobes on one DPDT switch and the taxi/landing on one, as well. Then the flaps and fuel boost pump will be over by the engine controls. Two USB and the ELT will be on the right by the copilot EFIS.

Oh, and the primary EFIS will probably move a bit to the right to give a bit more room for the five switches on the left.
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Old 04-07-2021, 10:53 AM
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Default Changed My Mind.....AGAIN!

So, I 'think' I have decided to simplify the switches instead of ganging multiple functions into single switches. Originally, I was thinking fewer switches would be better on the front, but now, I think I would prefer individual switches for specific functions.

This means taking up more space on the front, but there is room to do it. So, I think it will make it easier for me to remember what each switch does.

The logic, so far, is that start up operations are clustered on the far left, when my left hand is not occupied with the stick. Lights, fuel pump and flaps are on the right above throttle, mixture and prop when my left is busy with the stick.

Anyway, take a look and give me your thoughts on how manageable you think this is. I appreciate your opinions since most of you have WAY more experience than I do.
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Old 04-07-2021, 10:31 PM
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I would combine the master and alt into one three position switch. Off - Batt - Alt & Batt.

I prefer no Avionics switch but my system prevents brown outs which is a problem for some setups.

I turn on power as soon as I get in the airplane which means that all the avionics power on and stay on until after engine shutdown.
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