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Old 01-12-2018, 10:18 AM   #54
tpav
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
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Default Re: VFR panel ideas ??

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(a)Get rid of the silly bottle holder
A. Have to appease the wife!

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(b)You don't need a separate AoA indicator; that'll be on the EFIS
B. Noted. Though it's rather small on screen, but I'm sure there are audio cues that bring your attention to an AoA problem.

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(c)Why (nowadays) have a separate avionics switch? If you don't trust the resilience of modern electronics to handle the start up voltage 'spikes' (which they do) then put something like a TCW IPS behind the panel.
(d)Nav/Strobes and Landing/Wig Wags could be combined into 2 x 3 position switches
C, D. Noted. I'll learn more about those things in time.

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I wish I didn't have to have backup ASI, altimeter and compass or else your design would almost be my Nirvana
U.S. experimentals aren't required to have any specific instrumentation correct?
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