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Removing the old autopilot will leave holes in the left panel that would be too ugly if we just covered them, so we’re going to cut new metal. Since we’re doing that, the shop has suggested we might consider replacing the backup analog airspeed indicator, attitude gyro, and altimeter with an integrated electronic standby instrument. Yeah, that’s probably a good idea, especially right now, as the vacuum attitude indicator has been slow to come alive recently and is probably about to die.