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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #325 on: February 19, 2018, 06:34:02 AM »
Exciting times!
Package arrived!
Will report later tonight, but from what i can see we have an ace vendor with the best quality i have ever seen...

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #326 on: February 19, 2018, 04:33:10 PM »
New floor to the cockpit room!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #327 on: February 27, 2018, 04:23:52 AM »
Unbelivable.

This is LIGHT! 7kg! Incredible!
Such a beautiful item!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #328 on: February 27, 2018, 04:40:03 AM »
Filled with some candy...

Think i have one more ADF somewhere...

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #329 on: February 27, 2018, 12:50:04 PM »
Making some great progress!
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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #330 on: February 27, 2018, 01:23:24 PM »
Thanks.

Yeah, i cant belive it. After 2-3 years i have all the panels, seats and items i need.
Now the cockpit frame construction will begin.

Once it is complete i will take panel by panel and interface. This is my approach so i can fly a little sometimes with the parts that has been completed.




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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #331 on: February 28, 2018, 10:44:24 AM »
Base platform under construction.

Will mount wheel so i can get access when maintaining.
Key focus will be on easy access and being able to easily remove sections.

Platform with wheel will measure 42 cm of height. Still lots of height left.
Will prob go for lcd tvs...

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #332 on: March 05, 2018, 03:36:46 PM »
Base construction 99% done.
8 casters each rated 100kg.

Each beam has cc 60 cm.

Will add a layer of 1,5cm playwood and also on the sides. (As suggested)

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #333 on: March 05, 2018, 03:45:50 PM »
That is a tight room.. Do you know how you are going to cool it?

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #334 on: March 05, 2018, 04:04:03 PM »
Open the door in the front! :)

No seriously i will think of some ventilation, but that will be a later problem.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #335 on: March 07, 2018, 03:15:56 PM »
Hit the lights... ...porn alert!


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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #336 on: March 07, 2018, 04:48:27 PM »
Hit the lights... ...porn alert!

Looks great!!

Really motivating! :)

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #337 on: March 29, 2018, 03:08:26 PM »
The yokes are almost complete hardware wise, installed the cogs for roll axis. Once my alps linear slide pot arrives i am done and the floor will come on hopefully. 😊

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #338 on: April 02, 2018, 06:28:12 AM »
Floor mounting begins. The last pot will be added through the maintenance hatches.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #339 on: April 07, 2018, 02:54:45 AM »
Starting to look like a cockpit

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #340 on: April 07, 2018, 03:27:53 AM »
Starting to look like a cockpit

It sure does! Looking great Kurt Peter  :)
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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #341 on: April 07, 2018, 04:42:18 AM »
Thanks!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #342 on: April 15, 2018, 09:01:02 AM »
No need for rudder pedals yet!

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #343 on: April 15, 2018, 11:57:50 AM »
I wonder how common the document boxes at the back of the seats are on 737s?
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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #344 on: April 15, 2018, 12:32:47 PM »
I sould like to remove them to get a more NG look, but unfortunatly they are installed with rivets. Dont know if it is possible to remove...

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #345 on: April 16, 2018, 04:52:52 AM »
IF you can gain access to the head of the rivet, in most cases just drilling it out will allow you to remove them.
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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #346 on: April 16, 2018, 12:54:41 PM »
Thanks, i will investigate this. :)

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #347 on: April 16, 2018, 01:31:03 PM »
I sould like to remove them to get a more NG look, but unfortunatly they are installed with rivets. Dont know if it is possible to remove...

Don't remove them or if you do, save the document boxes.  Inevitably, one day, you'll need more storage...
I don't see how having them affects immersion.

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #348 on: April 18, 2018, 04:28:22 AM »
The thing is also that both seats are FO seats, will prob try to convert it once other issues is done. but not right now. =)

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Re: 737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
« Reply #349 on: April 22, 2018, 11:42:15 AM »
Testing options on how to mount the mcp.
I would like to have a platform right under the mcp that it can rest on that stretches from side to side. This solution made the mcp very flimsy and not sterdy at all.

 

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