Flight Simulator Solutions

More overhead frame progress

Construction has started on the overhead frame surround.  Go to the Overhead page for details.

September 8, 2015 0

Steel overhead mount underway

I bought a welder and have begun building the overhead mount out of steel.  See the Overhead page for details.

September 3, 2015 0

New MIP clock installed

MIP clock changed to an LCD screen version rather than my original hardware display version.  See the clock page for details.

September 3, 2015 0

Solenoid start switches tested

2 solenoid operated start switches purchased from Ruscool in NZ.  These are designed for a 737 however will adapt nicely to the 777 panels.

August 21, 2015 0

Wet compass built!

Wet compass added to the sim using a simple GPS monitor a box and some paint.

July 30, 2015 0

Overhead Mount underway

Finally decided on my system for mounting the overhead, see my overhead section for details.

July 30, 2015 0

New Checklists

New checklists available for both the 737-800 and 777-200/300.  These were completed after extensive test flying and usage with Prosim, Sim-Avionics and PMDG aircraft.  These checklists incorporate Capt and FO flow procedures from Cold & Dark to Shutdown and include lights usage.  These are based on Virgin Airlines Australia SOP’s and as all airlines have…
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April 29, 2015 0

Hardware Overhead Underway

Take a look at the Overhead section for details.

April 27, 2015 0

Prepare3D v2.5 Rocks!

I must say I have struggled a little with Lockheed Martin’s Prepare3D as previous versions had many issues on my system.  So much so that I continued to revert to using FSX in preference, however all that changed with v2.5!  I’m now using this version exclusively and getting great frame rates and it looks awesome…
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March 10, 2015 0

MIP clock completed!

The MIP clock is finished and works much better than expected.  The SIOC code allows it to read flightsim time directly but the really cool thing is that you can change the date and time on the clock and when you press SET it changes the time and date in the sim!  Very Cool!!!!

August 31, 2014 0
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