Avionics News September 2014 - 42

BEFORE
An entire cockpit full of traditional, analog instruments and a
mix of old King Silver Crown and Gold Crown series.

Avionik Straubing
www.avionik.de
Location: Straubing, Germany
Number of employees: 60
Employees involved in the project:
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Josef Breu (technical director,
project planning, certifying staff)
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Manuel Pacher (technician)
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Christian Krappe (technician)
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Stefan Bauer (technician)
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Martin Obermeier
(HOA, Part 21J)
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Thomas Nebel
(engineering, Part 21J)
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Andreas Christoph
(engineering, Part 21J)
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Jacek Wozniak
(engineering, Part 21J)
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Wolfgang Knott
(quality manager, Part 145)

AFTER
The new layout features a modern Garmin glass cockpit.

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september

2014

Type of Aircraft:
Piper PA-31T

When was it completed?
Jan. 15, 2014

What was the objective
of the project?
To provide the aircraft owner
with a modern cockpit layout that
complies with the highest quality
standards. The new installation of
modern glass-cockpit instruments
allows the pilot to focus on the
most important information for
the corresponding phase of
flight and reduces the number of
instruments in the cockpit, which
provides an improvement of the
clear arrangement.

What makes the project unique?
It was not only an upgrade of the
cockpit layout to a modern glass
cockpit, but also a total change of
the aircraft's systems, including
autopilot, which made it especially
challenging to integrate the new
and existing electronic systems.
The installation of the new panel
was an enormous challenge as we
managed to combine the single
panels of the old, traditional layout
into one continuous panel. For this
reason, the assembly of a prototype
was needed in order to ensure that
the instruments fit in the panel.

When did the project begin?
Oct. 22, 2013

What was the customer's
response?
The customer was excited after
seeing his brand new and modern
cockpit layout installed by Avionik
Straubing. The new glass cockpit
significantly reduces the workload
and will increase the ability to
concentrate on the most important
task according to the phase of
flight. Altogether, the installation
will lead to improved safety during
daily operation. q


http://www.avionik.de

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Avionics News September 2014

Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View from Washington
International News and Regulatory Updates
Software Management
Member Profile
Keeping a business in the family
Are digital avionics secure?
A Conversation With...
Meet the AEA board of directors
Before & After
The Autonomous Navigation Systems AET Endorsement
Aviation Aces
Legal Ease
Business Basics
Member Profile
AEA members unveil new ADS-B solutions at AirVenture
What's New
Marketplace Classifieds
Avionics News September 2014 - Intro
Avionics News September 2014 - Cover1
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Avionics News September 2014 - Point of Communication
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Avionics News September 2014 - AEA Now
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Avionics News September 2014 - The View from Washington
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Avionics News September 2014 - International News and Regulatory Updates
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Avionics News September 2014 - Software Management
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Avionics News September 2014 - Member Profile
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Avionics News September 2014 - Keeping a business in the family
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Avionics News September 2014 - Are digital avionics secure?
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Avionics News September 2014 - A Conversation With...
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Avionics News September 2014 - Meet the AEA board of directors
Avionics News September 2014 - 41
Avionics News September 2014 - Before & After
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Avionics News September 2014 - The Autonomous Navigation Systems AET Endorsement
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Avionics News September 2014 - Aviation Aces
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Avionics News September 2014 - Legal Ease
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Avionics News September 2014 - Business Basics
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Avionics News September 2014 - Member Profile
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Avionics News September 2014 - AEA members unveil new ADS-B solutions at AirVenture
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