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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #25 on: March 01, 2018, 07:19:02 PM »
At the end of January, It was decided that the way I would build my B767 MIP stand was to manufacture sheet metal parts thru laser cutting, bending and drilling the pieces. After many drawings and measurements I went ahead with laser cutting the pieces. What I like about this process is the cutting surface is clean of burrs and is very precise. In the pictures I have the manufactured piece that was laser cut next to the Boeing real piece in the MIP frame. I compared each piece to the real ones to see how close the measurements were and I'm very pleased with the 1>1 scale that was achieved. Next powder coating all the pieces before assembly.
« Last Edit: March 01, 2018, 08:11:58 PM by Goodenough »

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #26 on: March 02, 2018, 09:40:43 AM »
Assuming the real shell is yours, what's the point of replicating these parts??


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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #27 on: March 02, 2018, 10:51:09 AM »
Too cold to work out there. We just got another dump of snow. I need a stand to mount all my panels to it so I can work inside where its toasty warm. Once panels are mounted I can figure out how to connect everything to a power source and computer.

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #28 on: March 03, 2018, 07:57:52 AM »
I worked on assembling one of the rudder boxes and it came out not too bad.

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #29 on: March 03, 2018, 12:15:09 PM »
Nice!

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #30 on: March 06, 2018, 08:30:14 PM »
I worked on assembling CDU bay and centre monitor frame...now the other side.
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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #31 on: March 09, 2018, 12:42:23 PM »
Preparing the tray pieces for primer and paint

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #32 on: March 10, 2018, 09:58:41 PM »
I assembled another important piece to my MIP.....the sidewall support frame. I used the real one as a reference

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #33 on: March 17, 2018, 11:00:37 PM »
Some more pieces of the MIP that was assembled this week. I wanted to place the panels on the frame to make sure it all lined up and it did....whew.
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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #34 on: March 17, 2018, 11:05:11 PM »
Almost there....now onto the MCP tray and top of frame so I can place the glare shield on. The frame allows me to work on interfacing and connecting everything inside first before it goes into the real cockpit. It will be a SSTD B767
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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #35 on: March 24, 2018, 11:49:36 AM »
Working on the test fit for MCP before tightening everything up. Next fitting glare shield

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #36 on: March 24, 2018, 03:25:13 PM »
A single seat MIP in a real shell !!!?? >:(


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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #37 on: March 24, 2018, 04:26:35 PM »
Yes but not in the shell. That's another project in its self. The SST is for inside use only where I can experiment and work on getting real gauges/annunciators working.

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Re: B767 MIP
« Reply #38 on: March 29, 2018, 07:33:27 PM »
Well Im happy with the progress so far. Need to start working on my LED LIGHTS. I mounted some near the MCP....its a start.

 

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