Introducing CAVOK Simulations

Introducing CAVOK Simulations

CAVOK Simulations website has now launched – offering technical solutions and hard to find replacement OEM aircraft components. I have been using the RMP replacement LCDs successfully in the flight simulator, and also the RVDT (rudder pedals) interface board. Their product offerings also includes an ECAM ECP Flex PCB replacement kit. I have heard there … Continue reading

Cockpit Concept Connect Update

Cockpit Concept Connect Update

The latest Cockpit Concept Connect software update (1.2.4.0) expands on support for X-Plane Flight Factor-A320. In addition to OEM FCU support, the software now supports the OEM brake pressure gauge, rudder trim, voltmeter, ACP and RMPs. With the additional hardware support, Flight Factor-A320 can now be a reasonable option for flight deck builders and an … Continue reading

RMP / ATC TCAS LCD Replacement

RMP / ATC TCAS LCD Replacement

‘As Removed’ RMPs acquired are usually found with a damaged LCD and light bleed from years of use. The COM frequency might be illegible – The RMP LCD has now been replaced by replicas manufactured by Captain Andre. The process was straight forward, only requiring swapping of the LCD panel, elastomer strips and a blue … Continue reading

First Officer Seat

First Officer Seat

The Airbus FO seat has now been received. The seat is heavy, weighing approximately 80 kg; the bulk of the weight is from the electronic actuators at the base. 115 VAC 3 phase is required to operate the electrical functions of the seat – if you do not have an AC source you can also … Continue reading

Pedestal Refurbishment

Pedestal Refurbishment

The thrust pedestal refurbishment is pretty much complete. Knobs have been repainted with the assistance of Cockpit Concept. A big thank you to Mick for helping out with the flaps panel – it was in a terrible shape prior to the repaint. The Simulator Solutions converted MCDU units have been installed. Motorisation of the trim … Continue reading