NextGen Panel System

NextGen Panel Systems

Everything you need, nothing you don't!


Included in the frame kits:


  • New panel frame that allows TWO 10" Dynon HDX, 10" Garmin G3X, or Garmin 10" G500TXi's to be installed in the 172,175,180,182,185 aircraft
  • Carbon fiber glareshield
  • Transition skin
  • Ventilation plate
  • Yoke bushings
  • Hardware kit


Included in the supporting components kit:


  • 2 gloveboxes
  • Electrical components: Buss bars, cannon plugs, wire pins, wires cut to length, ring terminals (not assembled)



Cessna 172/175
Cessna 180 / 182 thru 182E / 185
Cessna 182 model E and on

Customize your Cessna with the update it deserves! 


The NextGen Panel System (NGPS) is an installation solution that replaces the stock instrument panel frame structure in Cessna 172, 175, 180, 182, 185 aircraft. NGPS is designed to remove the space limitations with various stock frames that did not anticipate modern avionics. Using the NGPS affords a larger canvas to install avionics, especially PFD's in the aircraft, and allows for a custom panel with avionics placement that is not constrained by the original aircraft structure. Click here to learn more:



Upgrading a legacy instrument panel is now as easy as 1-2-3 


1.       Select your Frame Kit Package for the 172/175 or 180/182/185 series aircraft:

a.       Package 1 – Frame Kits (Containing the frame replacement, glareshield, transition skin, yoke bushings, and hardware kit)

                                                                           i.      172/175 Aircraft = P/N ARC-C172-400-306-901

                                                                         ii.      180/182 thru 182E/185 Aircraft = P/N ARC-C180-400-306-901

                                                                       iii.      182 Aircraft E model and on = P/N ARC-C182-400-306-901 (Coming Soon!)

b.       Package 2 

                                                                           i.      Supporting components kit (Containing Gloveboxes, disconnect panel, and electrical components) – for all NextGen Frame Kits

2. Download and customize using our free panel templates.


3. Complete your modifications, install and you are ready to take off!




YOU make the panel! Download here:



Modernizing and customizing a legacy instrument panel can take months, and the end result is often a poor design and an aircraft that is not compliant.

Problem solved - the NextGen Panel System is the ONLY solution available that is fully FAA compliant and ready for customization, cutting production time from months to weeks.


Problem: Non-Compliance


Because compliance rules are complex and easy to misinterpret, you are more likely to end up at risk of:

  • Compromised panel layout
  • Questionable installation method
  • Multiple revisions
  • Interference due to structure or control placement
  • FAA ramp checks
  • Non standard configurations

Solution: Starts at the panel frame


The NextGen Panel was developed to enable the panel to comply with FAA regulations AND popular PFD STCs from Dynon and Garmin Avionics. This also enables compliance with:

  • Over 50 different FAA regulations
  • FAA Field of View Compliance (FOV)
  • Avionics Cooling Requirements
  • Aircraft Structural Modifications

Problem: Difficult Installation


Measure, guess, cut and hope it's close:

  • Create endless hours of R&D
  • Aircraft must be invaded first, which maximizes downtime
  • Complete compliance may not be possible
  • Custom measurements and hand cutting is time consuming
  • Compliance rules are easy to misinterpret


The result: Unpredictable downtime, unplanned costs, undefined scope of work

Solution: Easy Installation


Get it right the first time:

  • CAD files are provided to fit the generic frame
  • NextGen panel frame entirely replaces many variations of Cessna instrument panels
  • Prep the panel based on client consulation with standardized templates
  • Install a modern avionics suite


The result: Aircraft may be flown while new panel is built separately


Minimum downtime. Maximum value.


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