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Offline FredK

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #500 on: December 18, 2018, 10:46:12 AM »
Okay Bernard...You have peaked my curiosity!

What exactly will all those displays be showing?

Is this a semi-commercial project?

Where is the Simulator?

Etc.?

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #501 on: December 18, 2018, 11:27:37 AM »
Looks to me like the a Perfect Setup... With ATC rooms and all LMFAO
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #502 on: December 18, 2018, 11:46:11 AM »
for Fred   its basically the SMS (surface management systems) and the internal enviroments to have a fully immersive universe

for Trev ...  i would say at end of day costs inclusive of implimentation heavier side of X0k plus NSFFNIYM (not so *** funny now using your money)   😉 wish it was i would be done now

the sim its self is down stairs taking up 3000 sgft
« Last Edit: December 18, 2018, 12:56:49 PM by bernard S »

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #503 on: December 18, 2018, 12:32:42 PM »
It looks stunning no matter which way you put it.  Some of us have had good fortune to be able to design such an amazing facility.  When its all done I am sure the photos won't actually put into perspective the sheer magnitude of money, work or just the entire picture of how it all works, but its nice to look at what the haves have, while being happy being a have not. :)
Very nice.
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #504 on: December 18, 2018, 12:55:18 PM »
i took post  wrong way trev     my bad all.golden  suggest trip to TX    my sim project is a tad different to most 

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #505 on: December 18, 2018, 03:41:33 PM »
I wanna play at Bernard's house! :-)
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #506 on: December 18, 2018, 05:11:57 PM »
Bernard,  I think many of us would love to see your setup.  If I am ever in TX I will look you up.  Just to see something like that would be awesome.  In fact, there may be a training opportunity for me in Houston in the summer.
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #507 on: December 26, 2018, 01:37:15 PM »
Got the Galley section a tad closer to completion.
Still have to add roof and puck lights as well as the curved side walls with real aircraft windows.


Fun project.... :D


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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #508 on: December 26, 2018, 06:11:14 PM »
Tell me those are BEER TAPS?
omg :)  Sweet :)
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #509 on: December 27, 2018, 09:20:27 AM »
Can be hooked yes
water ...red (danger)
Blue...Scotch (Go4 it)

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #510 on: December 27, 2018, 02:07:26 PM »
Very pristine job there Jack, that galley could easily be mistaken for the real thing. :)

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #511 on: December 27, 2018, 09:34:34 PM »
 :D Thanks.... not finished
will report new goodies.


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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #512 on: December 28, 2018, 07:13:26 AM »
Packing the sim/House up and moving :(

This weeks temps are as follows:

Thu 44 (112 F)
Fri  44 (112 F)
Sat 37 (99 F)
Sun 38 (101 F)
Mon 39 (103 F)
Tue 40 (105 F)
Wed 42 (107 F)
Thu 43 (109 F)

Pray for me guys  :o :o


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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #513 on: December 28, 2018, 04:11:58 PM »
Well I finally got my backside of the sofa, and had a good push on this TQ I've been working on for what seems like years.

What stared off like image 1 two weeks ago now looks like the other images.
All the top panels are 3D printed including the Flap Speedbrake and cutoff levers. That includes the knobs and most of the brackets that tie the main axle together.
Of course this is the colour of the PLA and raw Aluminum, so it still has to be painted. Also  I still have to fit the parking brake and lever, I'm going to get that done shortly.
 
It's been quite a task but it all works quite nicely, with a Leo Bodnar card as the interface.
I did intend to motorise it but ended up just motorising the trim wheels. Those incidentally were from my mate Gwyn of Aerosim Solutions.

Anyway it's been ages since I posted any pics so I thought I'd bring things up to date. Now all I've got to do is build that shell.   8) 8)

Happy new year to everyone.

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #514 on: December 28, 2018, 05:08:01 PM »
Lovely job Joe,
You guys make me envious with your skills.
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #515 on: December 28, 2018, 05:50:14 PM »
That Looks Awesome :)
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #516 on: December 28, 2018, 06:03:06 PM »
Super hyper NEAT! 
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #517 on: December 29, 2018, 10:31:33 PM »
projector screen in making for tower view radius is about 14 ft x10 vft.. did not do any planing just made it to look good to eye am hooing a single short throw will fill it   benq 1080 st.. will be painted with screen goo
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #518 on: December 30, 2018, 11:02:22 AM »
Love the binoculars :)
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #519 on: December 30, 2018, 12:22:47 PM »
everything in details right   bif view is set correctl 😉

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #520 on: December 30, 2018, 07:39:11 PM »
Not so much a statement as is it a slight challenge regarding the current project:

What's going on in this image?
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #521 on: December 30, 2018, 11:23:15 PM »
Looks like you having Gear Issues LOL
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #522 on: January 04, 2019, 08:27:18 PM »
Well its been awhile since I posted anything. I had two weeks off and decided to give the sim a little attention. I had the glare shield measured up and extendd it to fit ovet the mcp. Im happy with how it turned out. Also thanks to Matt for the 8" monitors now on to the next job on the list.

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #523 on: January 05, 2019, 02:57:13 AM »
Looking nice there Perry! Love seeing you and everyone else making some progress this time of year, with the holidays and all  :D

My New Year is going great because of what you all post. And, I am very thankful everyday you guys are keeping this thread going. Tons of kudos too all!

Believe me when I say this is the first thing that I look at every morning...seriously  8)

Thanks again guys and girls,

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #524 on: January 09, 2019, 05:29:11 PM »
Today..touring the Canadian Rockies...



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