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|This Baron had several pieces of outdated or obsolete
avionics. Previous modifications and upgrades had left empty holes in the
floating instrument panel. The owner was ready for a panel rework.
We removed the old Loran, NavCom 1, and RNAV to make room for more modern equipment.
At the same time the panel was rearranged to place the equipment in a more logical
The existing radar was relocated below the new GNS-530
which will become the primary navigation instrument. Garmin recently announced a
NEXRAD weather overlay which will be installed as soon as it becomes available allowing
real time satellite weather to be overlaid on the 530.
A Goodrich WX-500 Stormscope was
installed and the output is displayed on the GNS-530
floating instrument panel was welded, machined, and repainted; allowing the instruments to
be located for the most ergonomic and safe configuration for instrument flying.