Questions about Logbook/Equipment/Documentation

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Re: Questions about Logbook/Equipment/Documentation

Postby GAHorn » Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:48 pm

Have your inspector look at it and make a log entry.
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Re: Questions about Logbook/Equipment/Documentation

Postby c170b53 » Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:49 pm

It appears that just the instrument panel metal has been replaced. Typically .125 aluminium sheet replaces the original .125 to pretty up the old gyro holes.
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Re: Questions about Logbook/Equipment/Documentation

Postby Bruce Fenstermacher » Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:23 pm

If you look under the panel at the center control T, this is the structure that the aileron cables wrap around, and it looks like a T rather than a Y. It is likely original. Most center stack changes require a later Y design so the radios in the center are not hit by it.
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Re: Questions about Logbook/Equipment/Documentation

Postby cessna170bdriver » Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:10 pm

I made a new panel for ‘98C and had it approved with a logbook entry. I kept the uncut original and its overlay for anyone who might want to put it back original.
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Re: Questions about Logbook/Equipment/Documentation

Postby rnealon1 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:17 pm

Thanks guys,

There is a logbook entry for the panel installation. It says "installed new panel". Once I am sure that there was no center control modification I think I will not worry about this one since at least I know when and where it was installed and it is (poorly) documented.

Thanks again for all the help.

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