SilkAir 9V-SBD Lives on

SilkAir 9V-SBD Lives on

The flight deck with the registration 9V-SBD (SilkAir Airbus A319-100) was relocated to Sydney Australia on November 2017 to be rebuilt as a fixed based A320 procedural simulator. It has a MSN of 1698 and was manufactured in Hamburg, Germany. At the age of 14.2 years it was scrapped at Cotswold Airport. There are plenty … Continue reading

MH370 – The Situation Room

A new investigative report from 60 minutes, published 13 May 2018 What happened to MH370? On a special edition of 60 MINUTES, Tara Brown investigates what is now the world’s most confounding aviation disaster. What happened to the Boeing 777 airliner carrying 239 passengers and crew that vanished on March 8, 2014? Continue reading

Sydney Airport Feb 5th 2018

Sydney Airport Feb 5th 2018

I frequently cycle back home from work. There are some amazing views of landing aircraft at Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith) as the bike path directly crosses the approach pathway of runways 16R and 16L. These runways are usually in use during the daytime (the opposite runways 34R and 34L are in use during the night … Continue reading

Featured Cockpit Builder Videos

In this video David shares his transducer replica method (well done!) and interfacing the sidestick solenoids with Ardruino. Master Engineer Simon has the Trim Wheels all worked out and interfaced using Open Cockpit SIOC. Fellow cockpit builder D-AIRC also manages to get the trim work done with Ardruino! Continue reading