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Author Topic: B767 MIP  (Read 8109 times)

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #25 on: March 01, 2018, 07:19:02 PM »
At the end of January, It was decided that the way I would build my B767 MIP stand was to manufacture sheet metal parts thru laser cutting, bending and drilling the pieces. After many drawings and measurements I went ahead with laser cutting the pieces. What I like about this process is the cutting surface is clean of burrs and is very precise. In the pictures I have the manufactured piece that was laser cut next to the Boeing real piece in the MIP frame. I compared each piece to the real ones to see how close the measurements were and I'm very pleased with the 1>1 scale that was achieved. Next powder coating all the pieces before assembly.
« Last Edit: March 01, 2018, 08:11:58 PM by Goodenough »

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #26 on: March 02, 2018, 09:40:43 AM »
Assuming the real shell is yours, what's the point of replicating these parts??


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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #27 on: March 02, 2018, 10:51:09 AM »
Too cold to work out there. We just got another dump of snow. I need a stand to mount all my panels to it so I can work inside where its toasty warm. Once panels are mounted I can figure out how to connect everything to a power source and computer.

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #28 on: March 03, 2018, 07:57:52 AM »
I worked on assembling one of the rudder boxes and it came out not too bad.

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #29 on: March 03, 2018, 12:15:09 PM »
Nice!

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #30 on: March 06, 2018, 08:30:14 PM »
I worked on assembling CDU bay and centre monitor frame...now the other side.
« Last Edit: March 06, 2018, 08:33:27 PM by Goodenough »

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #31 on: March 09, 2018, 12:42:23 PM »
Preparing the tray pieces for primer and paint

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #32 on: March 10, 2018, 09:58:41 PM »
I assembled another important piece to my MIP.....the sidewall support frame. I used the real one as a reference

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #33 on: March 17, 2018, 11:00:37 PM »
Some more pieces of the MIP that was assembled this week. I wanted to place the panels on the frame to make sure it all lined up and it did....whew.
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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #34 on: March 17, 2018, 11:05:11 PM »
Almost there....now onto the MCP tray and top of frame so I can place the glare shield on. The frame allows me to work on interfacing and connecting everything inside first before it goes into the real cockpit. It will be a SSTD B767
« Last Edit: March 17, 2018, 11:10:56 PM by Goodenough »

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #35 on: March 24, 2018, 11:49:36 AM »
Working on the test fit for MCP before tightening everything up. Next fitting glare shield

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #36 on: March 24, 2018, 03:25:13 PM »
A single seat MIP in a real shell !!!?? >:(


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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #37 on: March 24, 2018, 04:26:35 PM »
Yes but not in the shell. That's another project in its self. The SST is for inside use only where I can experiment and work on getting real gauges/annunciators working.

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #38 on: March 29, 2018, 07:33:27 PM »
Well Im happy with the progress so far. Need to start working on my LED LIGHTS. I mounted some near the MCP....its a start.

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #39 on: May 11, 2018, 05:13:28 PM »
I had another throttle quadrant and joined it to my homemade stand. I need to start on getting the monitors up for the MIP. I can't decide on what to do next. Information overload.
« Last Edit: May 11, 2018, 05:19:10 PM by Goodenough »

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #40 on: September 06, 2018, 09:04:37 PM »
Building the base to set the single seat B767 MIP on.

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #41 on: January 07, 2019, 09:14:20 PM »
Well got the underside panel below glare done and painted an airspeed indicator that came out of an MD-80 aircraft.
« Last Edit: January 07, 2019, 09:16:39 PM by Goodenough »

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #42 on: January 08, 2019, 01:23:45 AM »
Nice!

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #43 on: January 16, 2019, 07:12:24 AM »
Nice. How do you plan on doing the avionics displays?

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #44 on: January 16, 2019, 10:18:32 AM »
he is lucky    because symbol.generators external ..

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #45 on: January 16, 2019, 05:17:53 PM »
Thank you Bernard and Kurt for feedback. I appreciate the help Bernard you provided a couple years ago when I built my B747-400 MIP. I have the FS9 software and four 8 " monitors that is connected to a Nvidea 440 PCI graphics card.


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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #46 on: January 16, 2019, 08:41:04 PM »
lol  now you opened can of worms   ..

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #47 on: January 16, 2019, 09:13:23 PM »
Well youre probably right so I am going do it. Here is what I have for my rig.
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
Power Supply: 430 watt ThermalTake
RAM:8 GB (4 x 2 GB) DDR2 PC6400 operating in dual channel mode.
Boot drive: 120 GB Kingston SSD
Data drive: 500 GB Western Digital SATA
Optical drive: LG Super Multi DVD burner.

I installed Windows 7 and everything runs smoothly.
I tore open an old joystick and ripped oit tje guts. Im going to use the potentiometers for my yoke and throttles. I got a friend helping me connect them
 

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #48 on: January 17, 2019, 09:21:04 AM »

I tore open an old joystick and ripped oit tje guts. Im going to use the potentiometers for my yoke and throttles. I got a friend helping me connect them

I would buy good quality (high res,)  pots to that end, recycling joystick pots can result in sub-par performance to say the least.
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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #49 on: January 17, 2019, 06:30:34 PM »
Thanks Jack....never considered that. Im hearing now people use magnets instead of potentiometers. . Anyone here how that works,
Also I downloaded FS9 and LEVEL D B767 on my computer with a addon  that Matt suggested called FS panel studio so that the panels I want can be exported to the four 8" monitors that I got. Anyways I will be working on this for a while. I am following John's (blueskydriver) advise and will avoid the trend to always upgrade or change PC's....like he says chasing the Flight Simulator Rainbow....which is good on the pocketbook .
« Last Edit: January 17, 2019, 06:40:55 PM by Goodenough »

 

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