Progress Report

Progress Report

When you literally have hundreds, if not thousands of parts lying around waiting to be put together (a giant jigsaw puzzle) you may tend to have multiple mini-projects developing concurrently. The following solutions are currently being developed – ASI integration with a digital servo (thank you Mick) RMP refurbishment / repair Trim Wheel software/hardware implementation … Continue reading

Rudder Trim Panel Pinouts

Rudder Trim Panel Pinouts

Rudder Trim Pinouts Parking Brake, 2124VC, A/C Back Light Trim Indicator, 2125VC, U/V (Gnd) Back Light Plate Integral Light, 2125VC, T/S (Gnd) Power 28V DC, 2124VC, V/T (Gnd) Reset Sw, 2124VC, D/K Rudder Left Sw, 2124VC, F/M Rudder Right Sw, 2124VC, H/M ARINC 429 Output, 2125VC, P, R (if using Cockpit Concept ARINC 429 boards, … Continue reading

A Font Issue

A Font Issue

If you installed FMGS several releases ago a different font may have been distributed with the package. Current FMGS installers are unable to remove this font because of Windows restrictions. To reinstate Christoph’s default FMGS font you will need to manually remove the fonts in the \Windows\Fonts directory, and reinstall the latest FMGS. There is a … Continue reading

RMP Implementation Success!

RMP Implementation Success!

It took minimal time to wire up the the RMP to Cockpit Concept’s lowspeed ARINC 429 boards — only 2 wires were required. A software profile was already written to interface directly with Prepar3D. I can report the genuine panel fully works with Vatsim/IVAO. Unfortunately the success was short lived as I managed to accidentally … Continue reading

Airbus Interfacing

Airbus Interfacing

Interfacing an Airbus with a Flight Simulator requires some technical skill. Korry switches and push buttons can simply be interfaced to an I/O board, many which exist in the market. Most boards on the market today are only compatible with LEDs – the challenge is finding an I/O solution which can drive the current requirement … Continue reading