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  1. Nov 26, 2009 #1

    CALL911

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    Looking for pictures of cockpit layouts as far as instruments go. Please post up whatever you have.

    I'm still trying to figure out what all I want and how to lay it out for my ultralight. I was thinking about doing something similar to this layout;

    [​IMG]

    I want something attractive looking with the black dash, and enough instruments to get me what I need, but not too many for weight reasons.
     
  2. Nov 26, 2009 #2

    Tom Nalevanko

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    Here is a picture of my Stallion panel. I did every single wire to hook it up myself...
     

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    George Sychrovsky

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    This is my ultralight lay out
    Top row are three 3inch rounds, airspeed middle, sailplane vario left , altitude right, slip/skid ball center top.
    Bottom has tiny tach below the vario, 2-1/4 EGT and CHT rounds for the two stroke hardly visible on the right side.
    The seemingly empty space is where Garmin gps Pilot 3 goes stuck with Velcro. The panel is clear carbon fiber but the picture doesn’t show that well.
     

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  4. Nov 26, 2009 #4

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    Nice layouts!
     
  5. Nov 26, 2009 #5

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    Mine's a little more, ah, spartan, but you can't beat the visibility!

    -Dana

    But, Officer, a broadsword is hardly a concealed weapon!
     

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    ^ What a great picture! What airspeed indicator instrument is that?
     
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    Thanks.. I don't know what the ASI is, there are no markings on it. It was on the plane when I bought it. I moved the engine instruments and added the compass, GPS, and radio. There's also a fuel pressure gauge mounted near the throttle but that'll go away when I move the tanks and switch from the pump to gravity feed.

    -Dana

    Beam me up, Scotty, it ate my phaser.
     
  8. Jan 15, 2010 #8

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    Here a pic of my cockpit:
    [​IMG]
     
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    Funny this thread comes up 5 minutes after I found this picture of my T-Craft panel while looking for something else. This was taken while the aircraft was in storage, shortly before I sold it (note the paw prints on the windshield), and the cool 1940's radios had already been removed.

    -Dana

    And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, for if you hit a man with a plowshare, he'll know he's been hit!
     

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    ^ That thing looks like it was from the 1930's!
     
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    Close... 1941. When it originally came from the factory the center section of the panel (the red part) was painted on "Prima Vera Woodgrain". I always wanted to restore it to the original look, but I never did.

    -Dana

    Everyone who lives dies; yet not everyone who dies, has lived.
     
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    This is my LongEZ panel.
     

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    Since we are talking about instrument panels, whats a good place to get gauges that are light weight?

    What all gauges do you reccomend for an ultralight?
     
  14. Jan 19, 2010 #14

    Tom Nalevanko

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    This is my Stallion panel. Sorry for uploading it a second time; my memory is going, going, going....

    Blue skies,

    Tom
     

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    Here is some of a plane I would love but short on spare cash and also a Fokker DVIII replica would love to build one of these.

    One of the smaller ones so may be more appropriate for what I think you are after. AS far as small and light? 'need to check the specs of any you like.

    Litespeed
     

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    Here is my Varieze panel.....
     

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    My full scale FW-190 A7
     

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    My last one is not a computer file, but this is one that I thought was really nice.

    [​IMG]

    From a Rans I think....
     
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    If you don't mind me asking where did you get your stick and throttle from?
     
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    Ugly, isn't it. He should upgrade to the newest...

    Ray Allen Company - Servos
     

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