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Ercoupe Panel and Glove Box Pictures and Information

Note: There is an excellent collection of Ercoupe maintenance information at Hartmut Beil's ercoupe.info site

  • A Great (Very Original) Ercoupe Panel

    A Great (Very Original) Ercoupe Panel

    I think the registration number is N87119

  • Instrument Panel from N94196

    Instrument Panel from N94196

    This is a shot of the instrument panel from Syd Cohen's Ercoupe, "Scampy." Syd's airplane is polished aluminum and, the extra instruments notwithstanding, very original. He is continually wining awards for most original Ercoupe. Photo by Robert Voll.

  • Panel from Jim Palmer's 415-C

    Panel from Jim Palmer's 415-C

    A very close to original panel in N2795H. The airplane is currently registered to Dirk Scholten.

  • A More Recent Picture of N2795H's Panel

    A More Recent Picture of N2795H's Panel

    Note that since the earlier picture was taken, an altimeter and VSI have been added along with additional circuit breakers and switches to the right side of the panel. Also the compass has been moved to atop the panel and an AI put in its place. Unfortunately, the symmetry of the panel has been marred by the placement of the VSI. In my opinion, you really do not need all this instrumentation in an Ercoupe.

  • Original-Style Ercoupe Instrument Panel

    Original-Style Ercoupe Instrument Panel

    Although additional instruments and electrics have been added, this panel is very true to the original in color and style. Modern yokes, however, have replaced the original pretzel style yokes.

  • Original Ercoupe Instrument Panel - Labeled

    Original Ercoupe Instrument Panel - Labeled

    This image from the Ercoupe service manual has been labeled to show the location of the instruments. Compare this picture with the next one of an instrument panel I bought at the Hampton fly market.

  • An Original Ercoupe Instrument Panel

    An Original Ercoupe Instrument Panel

    This is a wonderful untouched panel I bought at the Hampton (7B3) fly market in the Spring of 1999. It has no extra holes added and has the original paint. You can even make out the propeller warning to the right of the passenger glove box cutout. I hope to use this panel some day to build up my spare 'Coupe project to be as original as possible.

  • Closeup of Front of Glove Box Cutout

    Closeup of Front of Glove Box Cutout

    The two bent flat metal bars at the top of the cutout are the hinges for the door. The propeller warning is clearly visible at the left edge of the picture.

  • Closeup of Back of Glove Box Cutout

    Closeup of Back of Glove Box Cutout

    The flat spring is held to the front panel with two screws on the left above and presses down on a bent tab at the bottom of the arm on the right to hold the glove box closed. When the glove box is open the same spring and tab holds the door fully open. The cardboard glove box fastens to the holes in the portion of the instrument panel that is bent upward in the picture.

  • My Notes on the Glove Box Assembly

    My Notes on the Glove Box Assembly

    These are my notes on the glove box mounting. The brackets and springs on the right and left are identical but the cardboard glove boxes themselves are not (both "L" and "R" versions are used). Part numbers from Univair are: Glove Box Door 415-51096 Glove Box Spring 415-51020 Glove Box 415-51028-R/L Since I had an original panel I tried to match up the colors to the PANTONE Color Selector 1000/Coated standards. Here is what I came up with: GRAY = Pantone 417C RED = Pantone 498C

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