April 11, 2017
Finally started working on the panel. I started by building the map box and cutting the hole in the panel.
Spent some time on the map box. The panel hole wasn't quit big enough and needed to be enlarged.
Worked on the structure around the sub panel for the map box and started cutting square holes in the panel for radios.
Marshall called and asked if I wanted to fly to Brenham and have lunch. After we flew all over SE Texas looking at airplanes I got a chance to borrow that instrument hole punch and we knocked out the holes for my Dynon, Tru-Trak and my EI fuel gauge. It's hard to believe that is all the round holes that I have but that's it.
I drilled the screw holes for the round instruments with my trusty instrument hole jig. I also laid out where I wanted to put the AOA indicator. Oh and went sailing too.
Cut the hole for the AOA indicator. I also punched the hole for the 25-pin D-sub connector that I may use on the control stick wiring. The more I think about this the less I like the idea though.
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