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Offline kurt-olsson

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #375 on: September 27, 2018, 04:58:40 PM »
All lights on the TQ is completed with wires.
Man, the ULN2803a is the best thing since sliced bread!

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #376 on: September 27, 2018, 04:59:42 PM »
A pic of the backlight.

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #377 on: September 28, 2018, 04:33:39 PM »
Looks very nice Peter, you wanna do mine?

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #378 on: September 29, 2018, 02:48:19 AM »
Build the circuit? Code? No problem John! :)

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #379 on: September 29, 2018, 06:35:21 AM »
Its been a busy few weeks

New Seats (removed from N669SW) & J-Rails
EFB Mounts
Captain Side Clock
Pedestal Flood Light
ADF Radio Head (& Coding)

Just the Back wall to go on ahead of WorldFlight now!
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #380 on: September 29, 2018, 08:24:46 AM »
building surface management system   in the making and test fit
« Last Edit: September 29, 2018, 12:11:42 PM by bernard S »

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #381 on: September 29, 2018, 04:28:57 PM »
Haha Nice Bernard!
Wish i could fly over and check out that sim of yours! Its quite the setup! 😊

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #382 on: October 03, 2018, 12:22:42 PM »
more work on statuons

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #383 on: October 03, 2018, 03:42:39 PM »
Will this then be your IOS?
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.

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #384 on: October 03, 2018, 04:29:11 PM »
That's pretty cool, Bernard! I love the old phones :-) My wife and I frequent the local Goodwill store as sometimes one can find amazing treasures. I could keep an eye out for you for the original-style phones like that if you want...
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #385 on: October 03, 2018, 07:40:07 PM »
yes please  x1 red would be nice  as would x1 black

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #386 on: October 03, 2018, 07:48:28 PM »
I'll see what I can do.  :D
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #387 on: October 03, 2018, 11:10:14 PM »
Bernard, I have a new, black, ATT Trimline 210 phone I bought for the sim a while back but won't use now as I have an OEM passenger address system handset.  You're more than welcome to it.

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #388 on: October 05, 2018, 07:52:02 PM »
All 3 projectors are going up this weekend thanks to much-need help from James!
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #389 on: October 06, 2018, 08:43:16 PM »
green   walks    i do not like painting   

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #390 on: October 07, 2018, 09:02:57 AM »
Put up some LCD monitors with airport/aircraft graphics playing and the green painted walls will just be a hardly noticed background color... :idiot:

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #391 on: October 07, 2018, 10:31:20 AM »
there is a method to maddness just hang about 

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #392 on: October 09, 2018, 12:27:48 AM »
Posted some updates from this weekend on my build thread: http://www.cockpitbuilders.com/community/index.php?topic=644.msg52538;topicseen#new

Here's a preview.

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #393 on: October 09, 2018, 03:03:28 AM »
Hey Guys,

Thanks for the continued posts...

-Ray, looking forward to seeing those 3 projectors up and running, along with some videos.

-Bernard, yep definitely know you are full of surprises and we all enjoy when they come.  ;D

-Warren, like the other guys, you're totally on top of it with your sim project. All those years with your job(s) and moving home life has finally paid off for you. Now, it's nothing but sim, sim, simulator...HOORAY!

For all the new members following this thread, take a look at these guys other threads, as well as those of other members, as there is a wealth of information on simulator building. You'll likely find answers to your questions, if not just ask any of them either in a post or PM.

IMHO, Cockpit Builders is the best website for building any simulator. Be it big iron or sleek regional jets, nimble fighters, awesome helicopters or the vast array of amazing propeller driven aircraft, you'll find someone here who has either built it or is building it now. If not, then you can be the first and teach us all...

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #394 on: October 16, 2018, 03:45:45 PM »
Last night I replaced the polarized glass in one of my Avidyne PFD units and also started learning CAD using Fusion-360.

Talk about a steep learning curve!
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #395 on: October 16, 2018, 08:20:15 PM »
Nah Fusion 360 is easy Ray, Trev told me  ;)  8)
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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #396 on: October 16, 2018, 08:56:31 PM »
Last night I replaced the polarized glass in one of my Avidyne PFD units and also started learning CAD using Fusion-360.

Talk about a steep learning curve!

lol....try SolidWorks

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #397 on: October 17, 2018, 05:22:26 AM »
Fusion 360 is very close in design to Solidworks I think Autocad based the interface on it.
Personally I find that Sketchup is easier to use but it's certainly not as flexible as Fusion and some projects would be practically impossible to draw in Sketchup. Well for me anyway. So I'm learning Fusion as well.  8)

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #398 on: October 17, 2018, 05:33:38 AM »
I use Solidworks, it is a steep curve but does a great job.   
Im using 2014 version that I sort of "had to buy" - i was using a key off the internet and after a while I got a nasty letter from Dassault Systems.  Apparently it calls home whenever it is run. ::)
Basically i had to buy the full version - almost 9k Australian. Lesson Learned!

For quick and easy jobs like for 3D printing i use Fusion 360

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Re: What have you done for your simulator today?
« Reply #399 on: October 17, 2018, 07:26:22 AM »
I use Tinkercad, the learning curve is easy, and I tried Fusion and after about 10 beers I removed it form my pc LOL
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