Cockpit

* User Profile

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length

Who's Online

  • *Users: 1
  • *Guests: 49
  • *Total: 50

Our Discord

Author Topic: X-Plane 737-800 Build  (Read 318 times)

Offline kenrosefire

  • CockpitBuilder
  • *
  • Posts: 13
  • Karma: +0/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
  • First Name: Gavin
  • Home Location: KBNA (Nashville, Tennessee)
X-Plane 737-800 Build
« on: July 19, 2018, 04:25:49 PM »
Hello all!

After seeing all of the interesting discussion on peoples's builds here, I thought I should join it. My build is going to be a Boeing 737-800 with X-Plane 11 based on Arduino using the ArdsimX/SimVimCockpit plugins. My board of choice is the Arduino Mega 2560.

I am going to build most of it myself but I have had to make a few purchases as it was to much time and/or money to do myself.
These so far are:
Used Opencockpits MCP
Used Opencockpits EFIS
Used Opencockpits ATC/Transponder Panel
Used SimParts 737 Throttle Quadrant
Used FDS MIP including extras

My FMC currently is two iPads running the AirFMC app. It is not perfect, but it works until I can buy some. The structure of my cockpit is going to be of wood, with pedestal and overhead panels being 3d printed. I have two 3d printers including the Monoprice Maker Select Plus and the Geetech Pro W printer. Each panel once printed with be covered with vinyl to mimic real panels. I went this way because back lighting is a very low item on my to-do list.

This is what I have so far:
« Last Edit: July 19, 2018, 04:27:14 PM by kenrosefire »

Offline Trevor Hale

  • Administrator
  • I am chained to this website!
  • *
  • Posts: 3,551
  • Karma: +22/-0
    • Cockpitbuilders.com
  • First Name: Trevor
  • Home Location: New Liskeard, Ontario
Re: X-Plane 737-800 Build
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2018, 06:07:14 AM »
Nice Job Gavin,  Really looking good so far :)
Trevor Hale

Owner
http://www.cockpitbuilders.com

Director of Operations
Worldflight Team USA
http://www.worldflightusa.com

VATSIM:

Offline FredK

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 464
  • Karma: +1/-0
  • 737NG Cockpit Builder
  • First Name: Fred Kurasiewicz
  • Home Location: Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Re: X-Plane 737-800 Build
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2018, 06:43:02 PM »
Nice work Gavin!

Looks like my old TQ will have a nice home after all!

Fred K
Boeing 737NG-800, Prepar3D v4.1, Sim-Avionics, WideView multi-channel (curved screen), Optoma 1080GTDarbee projectors (3), Fly Elise warping, FSGRW weather, FDS OH panels and CDUs, SimParts MIP, FDS SysBoards (OH), CPFlight MCPPro and pedestal panels, FI Gauges, PFC controls, converted motorized TQ (SIOC), Weber seats

Offline kenrosefire

  • CockpitBuilder
  • *
  • Posts: 13
  • Karma: +0/-0
  • Aviation Enthusiast
  • First Name: Gavin
  • Home Location: KBNA (Nashville, Tennessee)
Re: X-Plane 737-800 Build
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2018, 08:07:12 PM »
Thank you for all of the kind words! I just got my 737 throttle and it's about 25% interfaced. For all of you X-Plane builders out there, have any of you used phidgets or looked into it. I'd like to hear your thoughts! Thank you all!

Offline Steenos

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 74
  • Karma: +1/-1
  • Aviation Enthusiast
  • First Name: Justin
  • Home Location: KCHA
Re: X-Plane 737-800 Build
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2018, 08:23:11 PM »
Looks good Ken. I need to get some MDF and cut some for the MIP. Which dimensions did you use?

 

COUNTDOWN TO WF2018


WORLDFLIGHT TEAM USA

Will Depart in...

Recent Posts

What have you done for your simulator today?
by FredK
[August 13, 2018, 05:05:55 PM]
My project, 737 in the basement.
by Goteborg
[August 13, 2018, 06:01:37 AM]
My 737 Desktop Cockpit
by Nolatron
[August 11, 2018, 11:32:17 PM]
Monitor setup - mixing screen sizes
by mdavenport
[August 11, 2018, 06:37:18 PM]
Wanted! Real Boeing 737 TQ
by Philip
[August 11, 2018, 01:23:21 PM]
Memphis 727 Build
by skyline223
[August 11, 2018, 01:10:15 AM]
Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
by Extraterra
[August 10, 2018, 06:27:19 PM]
Boeing light gray paint color
by bernard S
[August 10, 2018, 12:05:45 PM]
727 Builder Intro
by skyline223
[August 10, 2018, 10:52:43 AM]
737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
by kurt-olsson
[August 09, 2018, 04:45:16 PM]
Move Project Magenta From FSX to P3D Full cockpit
by ScottThePilot
[August 09, 2018, 12:54:14 AM]
The eagle has landed
by simlady/ Karen
[August 08, 2018, 09:08:18 PM]
Need Information on World Flight 2018
by simlady/ Karen
[August 08, 2018, 09:05:36 PM]
Honeywell OEM Overhead Toggle Switch Caps - Replacement Instructions & Part Nos.
by mickc
[August 08, 2018, 03:25:09 AM]
Wanted Pair of Headrests of this type!
by mgovernali
[August 06, 2018, 03:58:03 PM]
FOR SALE - Precision Flight Controls Cirrus II and Remote Instrument Console USB
by XOrionFE
[August 06, 2018, 12:17:59 PM]
737 Overhead and Flaps Gauges For Sale
by navymustang
[August 06, 2018, 10:11:05 AM]
Ozsim International Airlines Goes 4K
by tennyson
[August 05, 2018, 05:31:18 AM]
X-Plane 737-800 Build
by Steenos
[August 03, 2018, 08:23:11 PM]
Teensy joystick quits after calibrated in X-Plane
by kurt-olsson
[August 02, 2018, 06:46:48 PM]
Zibo Flaps dataref
by RayS
[August 02, 2018, 03:57:09 PM]
737NG Simulator DOWN!
by B737NG
[August 01, 2018, 11:39:45 AM]
SOLD: 737NG manuals (FCOM / QRH and more)
by Gallie
[July 31, 2018, 05:43:58 AM]
SOLD: Eros oxygen mask + box
by Gallie
[July 31, 2018, 05:41:09 AM]
CPFlight MIP board
by fsaviator
[July 30, 2018, 11:48:17 PM]
"Cockpit Builders Members Labor Day Weekend Check-In"
by blueskydriver
[July 30, 2018, 11:19:01 PM]
Monitors dvi, vga , hdmi splitter jungle...
by kurt-olsson
[July 29, 2018, 10:39:21 AM]
Boeing 737 OEM 4xAFDS, 3x CDU and 1 HUD with combiner and others
by Ridgenj
[July 29, 2018, 02:34:36 AM]
Opencockpits FMC
by awdoman
[July 27, 2018, 10:32:53 AM]