Cockpit

* User Profile

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length

Who's Online

  • *Users: 3
  • *Guests: 50
  • *Total: 53

Our Discord

Author Topic: MIP BAE146 - RJ85  (Read 1043 times)

Offline RJ85

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 17
  • Karma: +0/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
    • Portail d'applications pour les pilotes
  • First Name: Emmanuel
  • Home Location: Versailles
MIP BAE146 - RJ85
« on: April 04, 2018, 12:27:28 PM »
Hi,

someone could tell me the measurements of the few elements marked on the attached image in mm if possible. James gave me a 5 x 6 inch size for the MFD but I don't know if it's the screen size or bezel included.

« Last Edit: April 05, 2018, 07:45:51 AM by RJ85 »
Single-user cockpit RJ85 in progress : QualityWings, P3D v3
EFDE/FDBus cards, homecockpits.fr panels

Offline GyverX

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 27
  • Karma: +1/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
    • GyverX Blog
  • First Name: Jason
  • Home Location: TN
Re: MIP RJ85
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2018, 10:17:01 PM »
The Problem is perspective. You need a front on image. And even that will have issues. What you might want to do is fin a 2d panel of the aircraft from FSX or P3D in a google search. then from there you would need to inlarge the image.... What aircraft is this?  The standard size of most gauges is 6 1/4 which is 158.75mm (6.25" × 25.4= 158.75mm) Mip Gauges are usually (I think) 3.5 Inches 88.9mm.

In any case, One you have one measured and a full front on view (2D) its easy to measure the rest.

Offline GyverX

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 27
  • Karma: +1/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
    • GyverX Blog
  • First Name: Jason
  • Home Location: TN
Re: MIP RJ85
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2018, 10:25:52 PM »
I wanted to get the first replay out there for you I will let you know how I got where I am at in the attached image. What I did it took the mdl model file from FSX Flight1 PC12. imported it into a program called ModelConverterX  Simple little program then exported tot a 3ds file. I then imported into Sketch Up 17. Not the latest as it is now web based. Then I deleted everything but the cockpit. Measured the Autopilot bezel (6 1/4 Inches) then I resized the whole thing until that measurement came to the correct measurement. Now I can measure anything and I can get a correct size for anything. I all ways save a back up after I have resized it. then import that or make a new project sketch so I don't mess up what I have done so I don't have to go through that process again. 

Its a process but it worked for me. I hope this will help

Jason

Offline RJ85

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 17
  • Karma: +0/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
    • Portail d'applications pour les pilotes
  • First Name: Emmanuel
  • Home Location: Versailles
Re: MIP BAE146 - RJ85
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2018, 07:56:05 AM »
Thank you for taking the time to answer me.

This is a good idea but I don't have any precise enough measurements of a MIP element to get a correct size of anything. In addition the MIP panel is inclined. The height is slightly disproportionate. Before, I knew an RJ pilot but he flew on A320 :(
Single-user cockpit RJ85 in progress : QualityWings, P3D v3
EFDE/FDBus cards, homecockpits.fr panels

Offline GyverX

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 27
  • Karma: +1/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
    • GyverX Blog
  • First Name: Jason
  • Home Location: TN
Re: MIP BAE146 - RJ85
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2018, 03:35:33 PM »
Thank you for taking the time to answer me.

This is a good idea but I don't have any precise enough measurements of a MIP element to get a correct size of anything. In addition the MIP panel is inclined. The height is slightly disproportionate. Before, I knew an RJ pilot but he flew on A320 :(

I might be able to help, What is the make and model of the aircraft you are looking at?

Offline RJ85

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 17
  • Karma: +0/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
    • Portail d'applications pour les pilotes
  • First Name: Emmanuel
  • Home Location: Versailles
Re: MIP BAE146 - RJ85
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2018, 01:17:12 AM »
Single-user cockpit RJ85 in progress : QualityWings, P3D v3
EFDE/FDBus cards, homecockpits.fr panels

Offline GyverX

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 27
  • Karma: +1/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
    • GyverX Blog
  • First Name: Jason
  • Home Location: TN
Re: MIP BAE146 - RJ85
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2018, 06:08:55 AM »
Give me some time I working on it  ;)

Offline GyverX

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 27
  • Karma: +1/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
    • GyverX Blog
  • First Name: Jason
  • Home Location: TN
Re: MIP BAE146 - RJ85
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2018, 07:22:08 PM »
OK, Here is what I came up with. What I did is I had to cross reference what I thought was the size of a few gauges with none other than the stupid note pad. Those are commonly 3X5 in

hope this helps
Jason
 

Offline RJ85

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 17
  • Karma: +0/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
    • Portail d'applications pour les pilotes
  • First Name: Emmanuel
  • Home Location: Versailles
Re: MIP BAE146 - RJ85
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2018, 05:42:57 AM »
Hi Jason,

Thanks, it's a good job. I'll study your picture and make a plan to scale.
« Last Edit: April 07, 2018, 05:44:36 AM by RJ85 »
Single-user cockpit RJ85 in progress : QualityWings, P3D v3
EFDE/FDBus cards, homecockpits.fr panels

Offline GyverX

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 27
  • Karma: +1/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
    • GyverX Blog
  • First Name: Jason
  • Home Location: TN
Re: MIP BAE146 - RJ85
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2018, 06:55:50 AM »
If you have Photoshop I can send you the PSD  Not the best quality but it work-able

Offline RJ85

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 17
  • Karma: +0/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
    • Portail d'applications pour les pilotes
  • First Name: Emmanuel
  • Home Location: Versailles
Re: MIP BAE146 - RJ85
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2018, 01:04:00 PM »
Hi Jason,

Thanks a lot, no need PSD. Here is the result of my work. The plan is to scale, I hope it will be as precise as possible.

Single-user cockpit RJ85 in progress : QualityWings, P3D v3
EFDE/FDBus cards, homecockpits.fr panels

Offline GyverX

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 27
  • Karma: +1/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
    • GyverX Blog
  • First Name: Jason
  • Home Location: TN
Re: MIP BAE146 - RJ85
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2018, 02:27:51 PM »
That looks really good, Please keep us all updated on your progress on that

 

COUNTDOWN TO WF2018


WORLDFLIGHT TEAM USA

Will Depart in...

Recent Posts

737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
by 737NGer
[Today at 08:30:44 AM]
New guy intro and 727 cockpit for X-Plane project start
by 727s4ever!
[September 18, 2018, 04:15:08 PM]
Flying Polar Routes
by jackpilot
[September 18, 2018, 12:07:33 PM]
STEERING AND YOKE 737 PROMO
by navymustang
[September 17, 2018, 03:44:39 PM]
Monitor and keyboard arm
by navymustang
[September 17, 2018, 03:43:17 PM]
For Sale - FSC Motorised Throttle Quadrant
by gufau
[September 17, 2018, 12:37:02 PM]
With 60 Days Left, We have a plan
by FredK
[September 17, 2018, 11:08:58 AM]
For Sale: CPFlight MCP 737 EL $400 USD Shipped Lower 48
by Steenos
[September 17, 2018, 11:01:18 AM]
John's List of 3D Printed Items for Flight Simulation
by blueskydriver
[September 17, 2018, 10:13:04 AM]
INTRODUCTION
by bernard S
[September 15, 2018, 07:10:49 PM]
Wanted Pair of Headrests of this type!
by bernard S
[September 15, 2018, 06:43:09 PM]
Some Questions about Project Magenta CDU
by Pantu
[September 15, 2018, 10:35:41 AM]
GAPanel/FSUIPC coding
by sedge
[September 14, 2018, 02:22:31 PM]
Wanted! Real Boeing 737 TQ
by kurt-olsson
[September 14, 2018, 04:24:57 AM]
OEM window eye brow trim
by kurt-olsson
[September 14, 2018, 04:22:20 AM]
Linked Brakes
by blueskydriver
[September 14, 2018, 03:12:26 AM]
Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
by Extraterra
[September 13, 2018, 09:23:22 AM]
CDU hidden fire page
by Pantu
[September 12, 2018, 01:25:24 PM]
737NG parts for sale, most are REAL!
by 737NGer
[September 12, 2018, 11:22:50 AM]
A320 Sound (for homecockpit)
by okansacli
[September 12, 2018, 10:07:03 AM]
SIOC Stepper Help
by okansacli
[September 12, 2018, 10:00:11 AM]
Boeing 737-800 Next Generation Simulator
by blueskydriver
[September 12, 2018, 04:41:07 AM]
Memphis 727 Build
by skyline223
[September 11, 2018, 10:27:39 PM]
Monitor setup - mixing screen sizes
by Flying_Fox
[September 11, 2018, 10:25:53 AM]
Polar routes P3D
by Joe Lavery
[September 10, 2018, 07:19:55 PM]
My project, 737 in the basement.
by Goteborg
[September 09, 2018, 11:32:47 AM]
Telex 750 headsets
by fsaviator
[September 08, 2018, 12:43:39 PM]
Your Aircraft Drawings & Dimensions...Google Searching
by blueskydriver
[September 08, 2018, 02:49:47 AM]
Calibration Pro Eyepoint-setting/Eyepoint position
by bravolima
[September 07, 2018, 07:38:21 PM]
ESPERANDO SERIAL KEY
by luisgordo
[September 07, 2018, 09:48:56 AM]