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    Newb question again Overhead Panels

    Hi all again. I have a question, the overhead panels from HISPAPANELS and Opencockpits are 3D panels, I gather they are wafer thin 3mm I beleive so I take it they have to be mounted on a frame? If so does anyone here have them, how would this work as opposed to other panels. If these are worth it I will prob have to order from Opencockpits as HISPAPANELS will no ship to the US.


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    Hi,
    I have some Histapanals and yes they are only 3mm thick,however that is ok it you use a backer panel.
    I use 3mm Acrylic cut to same size and shape as the Histapanel.
    Mount your switches etc onto this and then screw the both to a main instrument panel of mdf.
    Even FDS panels are done like that only their backers are made from metal.

    Paul

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    Thank you for the info Paul, yeah looks like thats what Im going with, Unfortunatelly I cant order from HISPAPanels because like I said they cannot ship to the US. But OpenCockpits does. And its way way cheaper then FlightDeckSolutions in Canada even though its closer to me.

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