The pilot reported that he had maintenance conducted on the Piper PA-32’s avionics, which included the replacement of the primary flight display (PFD). After the maintenance was completed, he prepared to return to his home airport.
A preflight inspection revealed no anomalies, and the steering system operated normally during taxi.
During the takeoff roll, he observed a red “X” indication over the airspeed indicator on the PFD. He “immediately started an emergency shutdown” of the airplane, during which the airplane began to drift left. [Read more…]