The panel attachment brackets were laid up as part of the fast build fuselage. The screw and nut plate were not installed, but we will hold onto this to see if we use the factory panel or not (we’re considering a carbon fiber panel).
We have installed the factory panel in the expectation that we will cover this in carbon fiber later. If we chose to do a custom panel later, we will need to redo the tabs and nutplates (8 of which were riveted to the 3 panel attachment tabs).
Mounting the Instrument Panel
Posted By: Brett FerrellMonday June 10th, 2002 at 12:47 PM
Categories: Fuselage Instrument Panel Tags: Building Fuselage Instrument Panel
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