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Author Topic: Hello from the simulation captial of the US - Orlando Florida  (Read 1015 times)

Offline navymustang

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  • Building a 737-800 full scale cockpit
  • First Name: Jim
  • Home Location: KMCO
I am a simulation engineer by trade and just happen to have a hobby that is also my work.  Also a commercial pilot with jet training provided by Delta Airlines while conducting research at Georgia Tech under a NASA grant.
I am building a 737-800 full scale cockpit in my 2-bay garage.  I acquired a retired Thales 737-200 simulator from a previous employer and have converted it to a 737 NG.  Complete gutting of the interior then rebuild using much of the equipment offered by Sismo in Spain.  Throttle quadrant is a real 737 NG that was motorized for me by Northern Flight Sim.
Would love to chat with other 737 enthusiast.
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 Caflyt

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  • Private Pilot/ 737ng cockpit builder
  • First Name: Craig
  • Home Location: Boca Raton, Florida
Re: Hello from the simulation captial of the US - Orlando Florida
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2015, 04:10:37 PM »
By any chance will you be at Sun-N-Fun this weekend?
I will be there on Saturday.
I am building in my garage also in Delray Beach Florida.

Offline navymustang

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  • Building a 737-800 full scale cockpit
  • First Name: Jim
  • Home Location: KMCO
Re: Hello from the simulation captial of the US - Orlando Florida
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2015, 04:27:32 PM »
Thank you for the email - unfortunately if I go - it will be Sunday.
Wish you were closer - it would be interesting to see your work.  What are you building?  I always welcome support for my fellow builders.
Jim
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 Caflyt

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  • Private Pilot/ 737ng cockpit builder
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  • Home Location: Boca Raton, Florida
Re: Hello from the simulation captial of the US - Orlando Florida
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2015, 05:01:47 PM »
Here is how it sits now.
737NG

« Last Edit: April 22, 2015, 05:03:23 PM by Caflyt »

 

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