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Author Topic: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube  (Read 10130 times)

Offline Extraterra

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Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« on: August 03, 2017, 03:11:36 AM »
Hello everyone,

I would like to introduce my Boeing 737-800 homecockpit project.
After a long time of planning and testing I finally found enough space and time to start my own homecockpit project.
To share the progress with the community I decided to start a youtube channnel to document every step of the build process.
At the moment I'm building the shell and parts of the inner construction. Later the topics panel creation electronics and programming will be covered. There will be further informations and sketchup files on my website http://www.mickeys-flightdeck.de
I hope it will be usefull for many of you.

And now I wish you a good time on Mickey's Flightdeck.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8Bs1AiQp9o&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn&index=1

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2017, 03:42:10 AM »
Great Videos Michael, I'm already a subscriber... 8)

Regards
Joe.
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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2017, 06:51:17 AM »
Hello Michael,

excellent! Already subscribed!  8)

Cheers
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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2017, 11:03:11 AM »
Will you use fsx or x-plane?

Nice videos by the way! Will follow your plans when i start building. :)

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2017, 07:35:21 AM »
I will use prepar3d.

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2017, 12:38:45 PM »
Excellent videos!

Your carpentry abilities are admirable!

Fred K
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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2017, 08:21:22 AM »
i tip my hat to you... i prefer metal... anyone that can work with that devils material  ( wood) to that standard is to be admired

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2017, 04:53:58 PM »
My new video went online right now.
The building of the "Quarter-Sill Lining".
It has been a lot of filling and sanding.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMGuyuUWg6Y&index=3&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzTAn1oeFiwew10C5FlmThZ

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #8 on: September 18, 2017, 06:29:15 PM »
My new video went online right now.
I finished the transition from the sidewall to the quarter-sill lining.
Everything is prepared for painting now.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwDdZd3BFyw&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn&index=12

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2017, 04:43:21 PM »

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2017, 08:01:24 PM »
Hey Michael,

Thanks again for posting your links! You are amazing at what you do and if anything else, you deserve the Cockpit Builders Patience Award...if we had one 😀

John
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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2017, 05:01:57 PM »
Hello together.
My new video went online right now.
I finished the rear sidewall and the lower window frame.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYskAIeJld4&t=25s&index=14&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn


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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2017, 02:18:42 AM »
Hello together.
My new video went online.
I finished the rear and middle part of the coverage of the window frame.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2upNLkJsXiM&t=25s&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn&index=15


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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #13 on: December 15, 2017, 06:21:29 AM »
Hi,

Excellent! Great work and videos!!
I wish I would have space for a machine park like yours  :(

Cheers
Hans
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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #14 on: December 20, 2017, 11:50:57 AM »
Michael. Left you a comment on the last video. Get a Sliding T Bevel to help get those cutting angles right on.

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #15 on: December 29, 2017, 02:27:19 AM »
Mickey,  An excellent resource and thanks for the effort and time in sharing your project.  I'm using your approach to build an enclosure for my JetMax 737-SKTQ, so I will have to make the necessary adjustments for a half cockpit.

Greg

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #16 on: December 30, 2017, 05:05:04 PM »
The new video completes the sidewall.
The front window ist build including this curius nose over the window handle and all parts are fixed in place.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSENNb0TeGw&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn&index=16

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #17 on: January 10, 2018, 01:38:28 PM »
Hello, I want to start the ceiling for my cockpit. But to know how it could look like I have build an overhead dummy first. The rest of the ceiling will be aligned to this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlRJhR__PjY&index=17&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn&t=25s

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2018, 05:50:31 AM »
Lots of time i see people with expensive machines, tool that cant build anything nice, but man... this guy is a total pro! Even if i had the equipment i wouldent be able to do this.

I will replicate this build but with not as much details. Love the foam though, brings alot of realism to it.

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #19 on: January 11, 2018, 07:22:30 AM »
His woodworking skills are absolutely amazing.
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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2018, 05:17:32 AM »
WOW!!
Even if I had that equipment, skill and patience I wouldn’t have the time!!!!
Very impressive work.

I am totally jealous  :P

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #21 on: February 26, 2018, 01:56:25 AM »
Thank you guys. It's always good to read that you like the videos.
It has been a while since my last video.
I was knocked out by my computer who decided to die after nine years of service. Now after my new PC arrived I could start editing videos again.

And here is my new video. I'm building the front ceiling over the windows.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ee1P1B7IpL4&t=0s&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn&index=18

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #22 on: February 26, 2018, 03:34:55 AM »
Hey Mike,

Good to see you posting here and getting more YouTube videos uploaded. Just watched your latest one and it's amazing how far you've come already...

For the other members that are thinking about building a cockpit, you should watch all of Mike's videos, as they contain a lot of details about all the steps involved.

John
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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #23 on: March 21, 2018, 07:49:53 PM »
My new video went online right now.
I finished the ceiling frame which will hold the eyebrows and all the other inside stuff.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOpGgOdvdDY&t=0s&index=19&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn

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Re: Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
« Reply #24 on: March 21, 2018, 08:20:51 PM »
Impressive work!

Impressive video!

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