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    Default Factory panel shapes?

    I know there is a left side hump panel. And a symmetrical panel I hear referred to as the “low” panel. Was there a symmetrical “high” panel option back in the day. Side note, does anyone have a cad file for said panels? Trying to get mine drawn up but having issues
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    Default Re: Factory panel shapes?

    No symmetrical "high" panel from the factory. There have been custom designs since

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    Default Re: Factory panel shapes?

    I have a cad file if you are interested.
    ‘56 “hump” panel. Drawn up as a pilot side and passenger side.


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    Default Re: Factory panel shapes?

    On 22/20, I used a Cub Doctor blank PA 16 panel with the lower ledge included. I don't have a vacuum system, I installed a G5. It fits nicely and has a low profile. I did all my layouts on paper. It took two panels from Cub Doctor before I got what I wanted.
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    Default Re: Factory panel shapes?

    Interesting,

    sounds like maybe I just need to find a cad file for the non hump panel and compare to the cad file I have already.

    any hints on where to look for that?

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    Default Re: Factory panel shapes?

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    This my PA 16 panel

    Where do I fit the autopilot?
    Last edited by Stephen; 04-07-2021 at 07:28 PM.
    "You can only tie the record for flying low."

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    Default Re: Factory panel shapes?

    That looks great!

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    Default Re: Factory panel shapes?

    Ya I second that! Is there a chance that my panel isn’t a factory size/shape?

    it doesn’t seem much different than stephans pa16

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