Angle of Attack indicators - recommendations?

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Angle of Attack indicators - recommendations?

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I am thinking about having an AOA indicator installed in my MT-7 and I am hoping to get reviews of units made by different companies. I think I am only interested in a unit with wing sensors. Sunlight readability, quality of construction and effectiveness are the things I'm interested in hearing about.

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I put in a UAvionics AV-20 for the clock, OAT digital sensor, turn and bank and other functions. It also incorporates an AOA digital sensor that is easy to calibrate. Getting multiple benefits for a single installation was a big driver for me choosing this unit.
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I like Alpha Systems. Their Eagle unit is a very good display. Have installed several for customers and they all liked them.

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I am eager to try mine out when my panel is complete. I was originally going to go with Alpha Systems, but then discovered that Garmin has one built into the G3X that I am installing. So, we just ordered the GI-260 equipment today. There are pros and cons to the two types and with the research I have found it seems to be like comparing Apple to Android as they both feel each of their own systems is superior.

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gbarrier wrote:
Tue Aug 08, 2023 5:22 am
I like Alpha Systems. Their Eagle unit is a very good display. Have installed several for customers and they all liked them.
What do you think would be an average install time in a Maule for the Alpha Eagle system?
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Its been a few years but think we use to bill 20 hours.

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I have a CYA-100 (CYA is either "check your angle" or "cover your a##"

Simple bare bones unit. Uses Hall effect magnets to determine angle; therefore, not pressure tubes to route.

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