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Offline pilotshane

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New Here!
« on: February 11, 2018, 10:03:27 AM »
Hello, aviation is my career as I am sure it is for others on this forum. I am a private pilot and my full time job is as a A&P mechanic. I also enjoy flight sims and started out with FSX but have moved to X-plane. I have not simmed much lately mostly because the experience is lacking without a realistic cockpit to fly from. I joined here for help with finding info on sim building. I have already purchased the book recommended here. I would really like to build a Piper Malibu sim, but may settle for something else that I have more access to or has more available information on. 

Offline navymustang

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Re: New Here!
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2018, 11:30:32 AM »
Shane, Welcome to the forum. I might be able to provide technical details of the Malibu for you since I am getting ready to build a PA-46 sim for the FAA.
Building a full scale 737-800 AATD for home use. Majority of hardware is from Sismo Solutions, software is Prosim under P3D. An AOPA member and LifeTime member of National Association of Flight Instructors
Please note that I am a self-employed professional cockpit builder that provides consulting to defense contractors and civilian schools and airlines.

Offline pilotshane

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Re: New Here!
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2018, 03:16:00 PM »
That would be awsome. Right now I am really needing cockpit dimensions and instrument panel dimensions so can build my hull.

Offline navymustang

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Re: New Here!
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2018, 03:29:05 PM »
Are you building in a room or in a shed/garage?
Building a full scale 737-800 AATD for home use. Majority of hardware is from Sismo Solutions, software is Prosim under P3D. An AOPA member and LifeTime member of National Association of Flight Instructors
Please note that I am a self-employed professional cockpit builder that provides consulting to defense contractors and civilian schools and airlines.

Offline pilotshane

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Re: New Here!
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2018, 04:14:18 PM »
In a room in my finished basement.

 

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