Chart and Storage Box Under the Instrument Panel

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Al Sibley provided this mod for a storage compartment hat sits under the instrument panel on the center tunnel.

chart box under instrument panelOthers might have already done something like this about the need for a small accessible storage space in the GlaStar, but in case it is new, I am sending my solution along to you for evaluation.

I have devised a simple yet useful box to store maps, etc. needed in cross country flying.

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It uses otherwise wasted space in the center of the cabin between the instrument panel and the center console control cable cover. Made of 1/4″ foam panels filled with Qcell mix and covered with one layer of bi-directional cloth and assembled into a box form with 1″ strips of cloth.

It fits snugly over the center console just in front of the fuel shut-off valve and is secured in place with a single strip of velcro.

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