Mooney M20E '68
|Products installed/used: AVI64C Smart Oxygen system, eDot CO Detector, Illyrian Oximeter x 2
|Installation time 8 hours
This customer was gracious enough to take detailed photos of every step of the installation process of the O2 system to share with his fellow Mooney builders.
The tailcone bulkhead was chosen as the location for the AVI64C control box installation location.
AVI64C control box is mounted and the access panel is available to route tubing and wires into cabin.
Heat sheathing is provided for the only pressurized portion of the O2 tubing line.
Tubing line connected to control box and routed to where the bottle will be located.
Tank pressure sensor line. Lower connector to the bottle, upper connector routed back to the control box wiring.
Bottle tubing from the AVI control box and for the Meso tank sensor were routed through an existing access port to the baggage area where the bottle will be mounted.
Tubing and PTC fittings run to back seats.
Cannula bulkhead port installed on panel.
Tubing and connector.
Bulkhead with tubing and connector ready for panel install.
Bulkhead and tubing behind paneling.
Bulkhead and placard on front of panel.
Panel cutout for front seat cannula bulkhead.
Pilot cannula bulkhead and placard.
Co-Pilot cannula bulkhead. (Also Shield eDot)
Tubing routing and securing from bulkheads to AVI control box.
All tubing connections routed from bulkheads to control box.
Drilling panel for O2 button and placard mounting.
Button and placard mounted with wiring ready to connect.
Laying the 22-gauge wiring. Best to bundle wires away from radio antennas.
Wires routed back to control box.
Connecting wires to button.
Connecting wires to the control box.
Testing power to system and operation.
Testing system and app communication.
Zip tie tubing and wiring securing all connections. Make sure all tubing connections are well seated.
Restoring panels. Bottle mounting and connections to bottle. Testing bottle connections.
All system testing with Illyrian oximeters as well. Flight testing.