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Offline blueskydriver

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"Cockpit Builders Members Labor Day Weekend Check-In"
« on: July 30, 2018, 10:58:09 PM »
Hey Everyone,

Time for the annual Cockpit Builders Labor Day Weekend Check-In!

Yes, it's a month away yet, but unlike last year where I was late in posting the notice, I want too be early. That way the word gets out much sooner!!

What is the Cockpit Builders Members Labor Day Weekend Check-In all about?

Well, it's basically designed to encourage everyone to continue with their cockpit projects and not give up, nor let it set idle. Also, it's to encourage everyone to all come together at a given time frame and have one of those days be a new record amount of members all logged in at the same time.

Plus, the saying of "strength in numbers" is very true in this hobby, so when we all virtually come together for a weekend, it motivates old and new members to remember that you're not alone. Instead, IMHO, it says even though you feel like you're doing something only few dare to do (buiding a cockpit), there are others like you spread out in the world that go through similar things that you do. I will not list them all, but here are a few to say the least:

Who else thinks I'm crazy?
What will my spouse or significant other say?
When will it ever be finished?
Where do I buy things like this?
Why am I doing this?
How can I afford this?

Anyway, during the check-in weekend you can post whatever you like or just say "checking-in". Personally, I'd also like too see just one pic of everyone's project from a wide-shot perspective. Be it a fullsize cockpit or desktop setup, just post a pic of it, and if you don't have a setup yet, post where your eventual setup will be located.

More or less all of this is to keep the conversations and old/new topics going, as well as to show we're a community that shares a common interest. Yet, it also helps flight simulation software and hardware companies when they're deciding what to develop or make to sell "us" in the coming years.

In other words, the annual event of the "Cockpit Builders Labor Day Weekend Check-In" helps all of us in the flight simulation community to keep this hobby alive and thriving...so, please login during Labor Day Weekend!

Kind Regards,

John
« Last Edit: July 30, 2018, 11:43:46 PM by blueskydriver »
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Offline blueskydriver

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