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Offline warvet

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Attention All Members and Guests
« on: September 09, 2009, 12:52:42 AM »
Hi All,
First off a big friendly handshake and welcome to  the fastest growing Cockpitbuilder's Website on the web. Please try to understand the site is still going through tremendous amount of growing pains and improves a little everyday. With that said, please try to be patient as well as running a normal man's life, which includes making ends meet, Trevor is doing his utmost in his spare time available, to bring all of us a wonderful haven where we can ,ask questions, learn from each other, make new friends, talk about this unique and amazing hobby among other things.
So we don't miss anyone that may join our membership, part of our (SOP Standard operating proceedures) of the site, prior to any posting, please visit this location first, just put a quick line or two, including your first name (last is optional), age (optional), what country, type of A/C your building,RL pilot, Years in building and anything else you'd like to share with us about yourself. This gives everyone an excellent way to meet you and no one gets missed in the process as the site begins to grow. So please, if you notice a guest, posting in the site somewhere and has not formerly and properly introduced themselves, just give them a friendly and polite reminder to go and visit the introduction section here. Please remember, these new members are guests, so treat them respectfully and in a very positive manner.I look forward to this are filling up imeasurably in the not so distant future.
If you are an old timer, or member whos been around a long time in a previous site and have decided to join us, also leave a few lines,so the new people can know who you are as well.
Thanks in advance Guys and I look forward to a really awesome flight sim and cockpit building experience in our new home, thanks to Trevor and his undying love and determination for the hobby. ;)

Tim
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« Last Edit: November 10, 2009, 09:59:40 AM by Trevor Hale »
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Offline rhysb

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2009, 06:09:30 PM »
Evening all.

Hopefully most of you will know me, Been building a 767 cockpit at home for as long as I can remember must be close to 12  years!! Never got much done though!!
Im a real world pilot with @ 7100 hours, with 3 Type ratings. No im not weird I just got into flightsim and cockpit building before I got to do it for real :-)
One wheel landings, tail scrapes... just doing my best!!
737 classic sim. Xplane 10 64bit on 3 i5 pc's. FDS IBL overhead, FDS CDU's & CCU's, Simvionics Panels, CP Flight MCP/EFIS, engravity & homemade MIP, prosim737, project magenta, GLB interior panels.

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2009, 07:25:37 PM »
Evening Chaps,

Recruit number 11   ;)

Think you know who i am? well i hope you do....

Well, my name is philip Lambert, 28 going on 48 years old, started sim building just after i left school in 98 from wood and bits of things lying around, let be honest it was crap so 10 years later decided to give it another go, trying to build my favorite aircraft wich is the 747 but keep getting pulled back to the 767, but now ive seen the 747-8 im quite tempted by that, but i may just say sod it and build both lol

I think you all know what i do best anyway, good luck with the new site :)
« Last Edit: September 11, 2009, 07:26:06 PM by phil744 »
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Yeah i got one of these facebook things too http://www.facebook.com/Simvionics

Offline warvet

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2009, 05:01:48 AM »
Phil!!!! Rhys!!!! Wow its so fantastic and great having you guys on board. This is so perfect my good mates are finally joining us! That is such great news. Anything I can do guys to make your stay better than ever, besides entertaining you with god save the queen using armpit farts, ill be glad to. (Better than real ones lol ) But all jking aside it is so really great to se you boys.

Tim
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Offline warvet

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2009, 05:06:43 PM »
By the way,
For anyone coming in new, just to let you know, Phil is one of the most gifted men ever to grace the flight simulation cockpitbuilding hobby.Very few men in this hobby have the talent that this man does. Men like Ivar in Norway, Bob Reed and Joe Cygan in US just to namea few, Gwyn in australia and Phil and Rhys in UK are truly gifts to this hobby.These guys are the master craftsman tha take this hobby to new levels of excellence. Thats not saying that those not mentioned are not skilled, far from the truth, I just dont have enough space to include the immense amount of talent we have in this hobby. James Price,Mike,John Boe, Trevor,Maurice, Jack the list is truly endless.But Phil is truly special in the way he ha mastered panel design this man can make a fully duplicated Airbus or boeing overhead , so its indestinguishable from real thing. a true master craftsman and Im proud to call him my friend. Just sayin :)

Tim
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Evening Chaps,

Recruit number 11   ;)

Think you know who i am? well i hope you do....

Well, my name is philip Lambert, 28 going on 48 years old, started sim building just after i left school in 98 from wood and bits of things lying around, let be honest it was crap so 10 years later decided to give it another go, trying to build my favorite aircraft wich is the 747 but keep getting pulled back to the 767, but now ive seen the 747-8 im quite tempted by that, but i may just say sod it and build both lol

I think you all know what i do best anyway, good luck with the new site :)
"Want Some,Get Some, Bad Enough Take Some!:D "

Offline armchair_pilot

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2009, 04:17:44 PM »
and another one...

Stef, also known as dnoize on other forums...

42 years old....behave like a 22 yr old though....so i fit in with rhys and phil :-)

building a 737 and a cessna 172, real hours in a Grob, Cessna 172 and Pipers, never continued to make it to my PPL though....

I thought it would be cheaper to build a sim.....boy was i wrong...lol...so thinking of picking up my ppl again.

I think the 737 i'm building now is the 3rd or 4th....lost count....

havent been working on it for ages..... been too busy building for others :-/
Picking it up now working on various parts simultaneously (motorizing a real throttle, interfacing real columns, building my shell.

Part time team member of a vendor in this bizz.  Full time job next to that to make a living...LOL

I've seen quite a few names here i allready know...


now.....wheres the beer ;-)

Stef


Offline warvet

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2009, 04:43:18 PM »
Hey Stef,
Great to see ya, hope all is well with family. Looks like business is good. Nice to see. Glad to see you joined. Beers in the fridge lol service is on you though :)

Tim
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Offline Trevor Hale

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2009, 09:17:20 PM »
Wow..  welcome to all you guys...

Seems I have a small background image issue here to fix..  :)  OOPS... More hard work Tim..  I will get er fixed tomorrow I hope :)

Trev
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Offline brianwilliamson

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2009, 02:09:49 AM »
Gooday All...........looks like I have seen a few of you chaps before !!
Regards................Brian W.

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2009, 06:19:17 AM »
Hi all. Tim where's morry? Havent seen him post.
 
Anyway, brissydave here, hope you are all going well guys.

Trev, tim,stef, a big halloooo!

Trev, I should have read between the lines as per our emails:-)


Dave
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« Last Edit: September 14, 2009, 06:29:31 AM by brissydave »
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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #10 on: September 14, 2009, 09:01:59 AM »
Hi all. Tim where's morry? Havent seen him post.
 

I'm here. Been super busy selling my house & 'supervising' the build of new house. Will be 'homeless' for about 4 months (living with my brother actually) while new house is completed. And then the 'real 'fun' will begin...building everything my wife wants me to build and building my workshop & re-building sim. Will have to 'negotiate time 'allowances'  ;D

Maurice
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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #11 on: September 14, 2009, 09:07:00 AM »


Hi Gary here. Been building for many years. I want to say thank you to Trevor for buliding this site and also Tim for pointing me over here. I have to say that Im extremely pleased to see Tim with renewed energy as after the absolutely riduculous debacle that happened on the other site I thought we may have lost you from the building scene forever. Very happy to see thats not the case.

Gary
« Last Edit: January 13, 2010, 07:27:22 PM by Trevor Hale »

Offline Trevor Hale

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #12 on: September 14, 2009, 09:19:37 AM »
No thanks required Gary, It's just great to have you back in action as well. 
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Offline andarlite

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #13 on: September 14, 2009, 10:23:05 AM »
Howdy All

I'm Henry, 48 years old, live in Mississauga, Ont (few minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport .... airshow was in town last week and sat out on the deck watching the Cdn Snowbirds, Blue Angels F-18s, F-22, F-86, among others flying overhead). Currently building a 767 (with some of Phil's panels).

Henry
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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #14 on: September 14, 2009, 10:50:21 AM »
Welcome Henry...  Good to have you here.  I am sure the airshow as always was worth every beer you drank watching it :)

 :cheers:

Trev

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Offline warvet

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #15 on: September 14, 2009, 09:58:21 PM »
Hey Brian,
Good to see ya mate. Thats terrific your joining us. Any new pics of the bus?

Tim
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« Last Edit: January 13, 2010, 07:29:12 PM by Trevor Hale »
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Offline Altair

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #16 on: September 19, 2009, 04:53:05 AM »
Hey guys,

Though I haven't posted for a long time on "the other forum" I'm still lurking around :)
For those who don't know who I am, I'm a Dutch FS nut working (slowly) on a ERJ-145.

Offline warvet

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #17 on: September 19, 2009, 08:58:56 AM »
Hey dutch,
Welcome mate long time no see, great to have you. Pull up a chair :)Thanks for the intro :)

Tim
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« Last Edit: January 13, 2010, 07:29:24 PM by Trevor Hale »
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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #18 on: September 20, 2009, 01:36:33 AM »
Hi there... hadn't noticed this topic, so just posting to say hello. I'm Luis (31), 'ludwig' or 'luisgordo' on other forums.

I've been building an A320 for more than 4 yrs now, though I had to disassemble and store it overseas, as I recently came back to the US on a permanent basis. I am however continuing development of the Instructor Station...  ;)

Nice to see y'all around!

Offline warvet

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #19 on: September 21, 2009, 01:13:19 AM »
Gary!!!!!!!
Ya made it mate lol thought you go lost, between the front page and FDS somewhere lol :) So glad your here. Thanks fer joining.
Definitely a great place to hang for sure :)

Your mate
Tim
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Hi Gary here. Been building for many years. I want to say thank you to Trevor for buliding this site and also Tim for pointing me over here. I have to say that Im extremely pleased to see Tim with renewed energy as after the absolutely riduculous debacle that happened on the other site I thought we may have lost you from the building scene forever. Very happy to see thats not the case.Gary
« Last Edit: January 13, 2010, 07:28:49 PM by Trevor Hale »
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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #20 on: October 05, 2009, 04:43:57 PM »
Hi to all
I am Dennis (or Den to my friends).  I am 56 years young and live in Hull in east Yorkshire, England.

I am a life long airoplane nut, having flown R/C most of my adult life.  Got into flight sim about 10 years ago .  Have a generic pit which can be Ga or Heavy depending on how I feel based on 2 pcs, FSX, TH2G and 5 screens (currently- but dont tell the wife!), and several Go flight modules.  Currently into adding controls, mainly home made to BU 0836x to increase the realism. also use FSUIPC's button screen on a touch screen, the aim again is to  to add to the realism by not using the mouse at all if possible once the flight is set up.

Den

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #21 on: October 05, 2009, 05:38:41 PM »
Hey Den,

Welcome to Cockpitbuilders.  Glad to have you here.  I would like to see pics of your setup, so feel free to attach them to a post, or upload them to the gallery.

Best regards,

Trev
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Offline PaulEMB

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #22 on: October 07, 2009, 09:19:49 AM »
Hi Guys,

I guess most of you will know me from other places.
I moved houses last year in August, and have spent all of this year commuting to Gent Belgium to sort out my company's biggest logistics operation, so have not had time to rebuild the ERJ 145, which is in various bits at home.
Hopefully, this winter will let me get everything back together.

Looking forward to meet some of you at Leystad.
Best regards,

Paul
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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #23 on: October 07, 2009, 09:29:53 AM »
Hey Paul...  Fantastic to see you..  Wish I was still going to FSWeekend, but thats ok, maybe next year.. 

I hope you get your cockpit back together soon..  I am sure you are going to rework some things when you re-assemble it.. (give you a chance to change a couple things)

Good to see you again.

Best regards,

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Offline den19

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Re: Attention All Members and Guests
« Reply #24 on: October 07, 2009, 02:32:41 PM »
A couple of pictures of my first simpit showing it in both GA and heavy modes
I tried, but couldn't get them to upload to the gallery.

Den

http://www.cockpitbuilders.com/gallery/displayimage.php?album=17&pos=1

http://www.cockpitbuilders.com/gallery/displayimage.php?album=17&pos=0



with thanks to imageshack for hosting
« Last Edit: October 07, 2009, 02:44:25 PM by Trevor Hale »

 

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