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Offline petef

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Hello from Staffordshire
« on: December 29, 2014, 01:26:21 PM »
Hi all, I'm based in Staffordshire in the UK and I've been building sims for the last couple of years. In my spare time I work with the Air Cadets, having built a generic FSX setup in an old Tornado training cockpit (originally from RAF Coningsby), with which I run a pseudo-flight school and take the cadets through their paces from a Grob Tutor right through to a F11 Lightning! I've also got an entire front end of an ex-43 Sqn F4 Phantom which I'd love to convert into a sim...but we'll see.

I'm particularly interested in dome projection setups and learning the best techniques / equipment etc., specifically a Tornado windscreen and canopy. So I'll be skulking around those kinds of threads for a while.

I've attached a picture of the Tornado sim as it is at the moment.

Cheers! See you around.

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Re: Hello from Staffordshire
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2014, 01:47:42 PM »
Hi Pete, and Welcome to the group.  Nice looking Shell you have there.  You will find lots of threads, and Ask if you can;t find.  The search tool is very useful.

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Offline petef

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Re: Hello from Staffordshire
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2014, 02:15:47 PM »
Thanks Trev!  :)

Offline Nat Crea

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Re: Hello from Staffordshire
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2014, 02:21:34 AM »
Nice Sim Pete!

I envy smaller Sims sometimes.
Going straight to  Dome visuals is a challenge for the best of us,
maybe try a conventional curved screen first?

Nat

 

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