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Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube

Started by Extraterra, August 02, 2017, 11:11:36 PM

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Extraterra

Hello everyone,

I would like to introduce my Boeing 737-800 homecockpit project.
After a long time of planning and testing I finally found enough space and time to start my own homecockpit project.
To share the progress with the community I decided to start a youtube channnel to document every step of the build process.
At the moment I'm building the shell and parts of the inner construction. Later the topics panel creation electronics and programming will be covered. There will be further informations and sketchup files on my website http://www.mickeys-flightdeck.de
I hope it will be usefull for many of you.

And now I wish you a good time on Mickey's Flightdeck.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8Bs1AiQp9o&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn&index=1

Joe Lavery

Great Videos Michael, I'm already a subscriber... 8)

Regards
Joe.
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain

Journalist - writer for  PC Pilot Magazine

B747-400

Hello Michael,

excellent! Already subscribed!  8)

Cheers
Hans
Hans G. Schuetz
http://B747-400.net

kurt-olsson

Will you use fsx or x-plane?

Nice videos by the way! Will follow your plans when i start building. :)

Extraterra


FredK

Excellent videos!

Your carpentry abilities are admirable!

Fred K
Boeing 737NG-800, Prepar3D v4.5, Sim-Avionics 1.964, SimSync 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

bernard S

i tip my hat to you... i prefer metal... anyone that can work with that devils material  ( wood) to that standard is to be admired

Extraterra

My new video went online right now.
The building of the "Quarter-Sill Lining".
It has been a lot of filling and sanding.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMGuyuUWg6Y&index=3&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzTAn1oeFiwew10C5FlmThZ

Extraterra

My new video went online right now.
I finished the transition from the sidewall to the quarter-sill lining.
Everything is prepared for painting now.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwDdZd3BFyw&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn&index=12


blueskydriver

Hey Michael,

Thanks again for posting your links! You are amazing at what you do and if anything else, you deserve the Cockpit Builders Patience Award...if we had one 😀

John
| FSX | FDS-MIP OVRHD SYS CARDS FC1| PM | PMDG 737-700 | UTX | GEX | UT7 | ASE | REX2 | AES | TSR | IS | TOPCAT | AvilaSoft EFB | OC CARDS & OVRHD GAUGES| SIMKITS | SW 3D Lights | FS2CREW2010 | FSXPassengers | Flight1 AE | MATROX TH2GO-D | NTHUSIM | 3-Mits EW230Ust Proj |

Extraterra


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B747-400

Hi,

Excellent! Great work and videos!!
I wish I would have space for a machine park like yours  :(

Cheers
Hans
Hans G. Schuetz
http://B747-400.net

ifeliciano

Michael. Left you a comment on the last video. Get a Sliding T Bevel to help get those cutting angles right on.

CaptAus

Mickey,  An excellent resource and thanks for the effort and time in sharing your project.  I'm using your approach to build an enclosure for my JetMax 737-SKTQ, so I will have to make the necessary adjustments for a half cockpit.

Greg

Extraterra

The new video completes the sidewall.
The front window ist build including this curius nose over the window handle and all parts are fixed in place.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSENNb0TeGw&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn&index=16

Extraterra

Hello, I want to start the ceiling for my cockpit. But to know how it could look like I have build an overhead dummy first. The rest of the ceiling will be aligned to this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlRJhR__PjY&index=17&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn&t=25s

kurt-olsson

Lots of time i see people with expensive machines, tool that cant build anything nice, but man... this guy is a total pro! Even if i had the equipment i wouldent be able to do this.

I will replicate this build but with not as much details. Love the foam though, brings alot of realism to it.

Trevor Hale

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Caflyt

WOW!!
Even if I had that equipment, skill and patience I wouldn't have the time!!!!
Very impressive work.

I am totally jealous  :P

Craig

Extraterra

Thank you guys. It's always good to read that you like the videos.
It has been a while since my last video.
I was knocked out by my computer who decided to die after nine years of service. Now after my new PC arrived I could start editing videos again.

And here is my new video. I'm building the front ceiling over the windows.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ee1P1B7IpL4&t=0s&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn&index=18

blueskydriver

Hey Mike,

Good to see you posting here and getting more YouTube videos uploaded. Just watched your latest one and it's amazing how far you've come already...

For the other members that are thinking about building a cockpit, you should watch all of Mike's videos, as they contain a lot of details about all the steps involved.

John
| FSX | FDS-MIP OVRHD SYS CARDS FC1| PM | PMDG 737-700 | UTX | GEX | UT7 | ASE | REX2 | AES | TSR | IS | TOPCAT | AvilaSoft EFB | OC CARDS & OVRHD GAUGES| SIMKITS | SW 3D Lights | FS2CREW2010 | FSXPassengers | Flight1 AE | MATROX TH2GO-D | NTHUSIM | 3-Mits EW230Ust Proj |

Extraterra

My new video went online right now.
I finished the ceiling frame which will hold the eyebrows and all the other inside stuff.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOpGgOdvdDY&t=0s&index=19&list=PLLV77EPYL8OzwYGsn1wGO8R9hel3TwVAn

FredK

Boeing 737NG-800, Prepar3D v4.5, Sim-Avionics 1.964, SimSync 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

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