OZ Flight Sim Expo 2018

OZ Flight Sim Expo 2018

The Oz Flight Sim Expo begins Nov 17-18th at Illawarra Airport, one hour south drive from Sydney. I hope to catch up with our fellow flight sim builders and visit the HARS Aviation Museum. A Qantas 747 is in display in its final resting ground at the museum and should make for an interesting tour. Continue reading

Airbus Pedestal Complete

Airbus Pedestal Complete

It has taken several years to source all the parts for the pedestal; it is now finally complete. Most avionics and flight surface controls on the pedestal can be interfaced to the system software either with ARINC 429 boards or joystick boards. At this time one OEM Thales MCDU has been sent to Simulator Solutions … Continue reading

Ventilation System

Florian has tipped me on an available guide to create a ventilation system for your flight sim. Marco (upwithoutwings.com) has published a step by step procedures on designing and implementing a system of ducts to keep the sim cool. The appliance blower can be connected to a relay switch which can be activated by the … Continue reading

Jet330 MCDU Update

Jet330 MCDU Update

Captain Horgan has made significant progress in his MCDU conversion project. Using a genuine Thales/Honeywell MCDU, he has been able to interface it directly with Jeehell FMGS. No disassembly of the original MCDU is required. It looks like only a few more bugs need to be ironed out. Fantastic work. Check out his Facebook page … Continue reading