Cockpit

* User Profile

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length

Who's Online

  • *Users: 1
  • *Guests: 45
  • *Total: 46

FlightSimExpo 2018

Author Topic: "WANTED" IPECO pilot seat bottom cushion  (Read 984 times)

Offline FoxMikeHotel

  • CockpitBuilder
  • *
  • Posts: 11
  • Karma: +0/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
  • First Name: Louis
  • Home Location: LFPN, France
"WANTED" IPECO pilot seat bottom cushion
« on: February 10, 2017, 08:55:50 AM »
Hi everyone,
In the process of starting my 777 cockpit I obtained a rather cheap 747 cockpit seat, bt it's the observer seat, so I don't have the "gap" for the yoke on the cushion.
If anyone happened to have a spare one I would be interested.
Thanks

Offline jackpilot

  • Moderator
  • I am chained to this website!
  • *
  • Posts: 3,797
  • Karma: +37/-0
  • 737-800 Sim-Avionics/Full Cockpit FDS + OEM P3D V4
  • First Name: Jack
  • Home Location: Montreal / Canada
Re: "WANTED" IPECO pilot seat bottom cushion
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2017, 10:20:47 AM »
Hi Louis

1)The cushion will not be enough , if you want the indent, the very base of the seat has to be modified.

2) making a base cushion (as opposed to the back one) is fairly easy and certainly less expensive than a real one.

3) The indent is used only in extreme situations and if properly calibrated your yoke should basically never need to be pulled that far back....IMHO

4) Je n'en ai pas sur les miens non plus et la colonne n'a jamais buté sur le siège

Jack


Jack

Offline FoxMikeHotel

  • CockpitBuilder
  • *
  • Posts: 11
  • Karma: +0/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
  • First Name: Louis
  • Home Location: LFPN, France
Re: "WANTED" IPECO pilot seat bottom cushion
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2017, 01:00:54 PM »
Hi Jack
Yeah I know the base would have to be modified as well, but as I looked into it I could do without modifying it, or if I want to it's feasible.
For your second item, well it could be what I'll do if I don't find one, I guess I could even just "cut" the hole on my current one and adapt the sheepskin later.
In the 777 the column is pretty close to the seat cushion (around 2cm according to a manual I foud from another member that is now working on a 744) so even for non extreme inputs the seat could be in the way.
En fait je demandais au cas où quelqu'un en aurait un qui traîne, sinon je pense que je modifierais le mien dans un futur proche, je devrais mettre en place les palonniers, la colonne de 777 et le siège après avoir fabriqué sa base.
Merci Jack

Offline jackpilot

  • Moderator
  • I am chained to this website!
  • *
  • Posts: 3,797
  • Karma: +37/-0
  • 737-800 Sim-Avionics/Full Cockpit FDS + OEM P3D V4
  • First Name: Jack
  • Home Location: Montreal / Canada
Re: "WANTED" IPECO pilot seat bottom cushion
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2017, 01:36:42 PM »
Hi Jack
 I guess I could even just "cut" the hole on my current one and adapt the sheepskin later.

Not sure. Observer and pilot seats are not designed the same for leg support
You might have to add instead of remove. Could anyone here supply some dimensions??

Quote
In the 777 the column is pretty close to the seat cushion (around 2cm according to a manual I found from another member that is now working on a 744) so even for non extreme inputs the seat could be in the way.

Another thing to check...seems pretty tight to me ??

Anyone having info ..please...

Cheers
Jack


Jack

Offline bernard S

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 383
  • Karma: +0/-2
  • Aviation Enthusiast
  • First Name: Bernard
  • Home Location: Austin TX
Re: "WANTED" IPECO pilot seat bottom cushion
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2017, 11:13:57 AM »
emm you opening can on trouble they are two completely different seats  ( tjats both obs seats) I assume you have bobs seat with the fixed base ... well to start off with .. it's fixed base ..it's moves differently to a pilots seats etc  it's does not have same travel for to set eye points etc  I do not really,see how you going to cut into it without stuffing it.? .. why not save the pennies and wait for pilots seat

 

COUNTDOWN TO WF2018


WORLDFLIGHT TEAM USA

Will Depart in...

Recent Posts

Smallest width of a MIP base
by Bob Reed
[Today at 04:42:13 PM]
Visuals upgrade - inspiration needed
by Joe Lavery
[Today at 04:18:10 PM]
Projectors or 4K Monitors?
by Flying_Fox
[Today at 10:37:36 AM]
What have you done for your simulator today?
by Bob Reed
[Today at 08:59:48 AM]
Just about complete!
by Mach7
[Today at 08:08:58 AM]
My 737 Desktop Cockpit
by Nolatron
[Today at 08:02:28 AM]
Hardware Questions
by Bob Reed
[Today at 07:44:06 AM]
Wanted: Real Boeing 737 TQ
by Garys
[February 20, 2018, 11:26:07 PM]
Looking for Real Boeing 737 TQ Buy/Trade...
by blueskydriver
[February 20, 2018, 07:09:39 PM]
New Compass for King Air
by _alioth_
[February 20, 2018, 03:56:44 AM]
Pedestal blanks / Fillers
by Atomic_Sheep
[February 19, 2018, 10:47:19 PM]
FSUIPC
by N606DL
[February 19, 2018, 06:57:04 PM]
Garmin G5 PFD
by pilotshane
[February 19, 2018, 05:53:16 PM]
Looking for this book!
by pilotshane
[February 19, 2018, 05:39:43 PM]
Flight1 King Air 350i Modified Aircraft.cfg
by Trevor Hale
[February 19, 2018, 04:57:02 PM]
737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
by kurt-olsson
[February 19, 2018, 04:33:10 PM]
Marking wires
by Ed
[February 19, 2018, 09:44:25 AM]
Fitting Forward Overhead Frame
by jackpilot
[February 19, 2018, 08:21:11 AM]
One Giant Step for mankind....backwards!
by Atomic_Sheep
[February 19, 2018, 07:58:29 AM]
Join me on Vatsim Tonight
by Bob Reed
[February 18, 2018, 05:55:23 PM]
MESH HELP
by Trevor Hale
[February 18, 2018, 03:10:35 PM]
FlightSimExpo - June 9 - 10 2018
by James twomey
[February 17, 2018, 08:30:35 PM]
Well.... There is half! lol
by Trevor Hale
[February 17, 2018, 11:15:35 AM]