So, I never really liked how the old glare shield fit my panel, and since I was making a new panel, I figure, “might-as-well” make a new custom shield too. My buddy Andy make one from last-a-foam, and it came out so nice I was jealous. I cut the foam to the approximate shape of the factory shield and then scored it on both sides so it would bend to conform to the factory shape.

Glassing underside of glare shield using wire as weight, last-a-foam has been scored to bend

bottom side of glare shield has been glassed – fitting to windscreen

Fitting shield


Glassing the top of the shield


Top side of glare shield has been glassed

Mounting tabs being glassed

New under shield lighting – off

New under shield lighting – on

Posted By: Brett Ferrell
Monday February 7th, 2011 at 2:54 PM

Categories: Glare Shield
Tags: Building Fuselage Glareshield Instrument Panel

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