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 The COM frequency might be illegible – The RMP LCD has now been replaced by replicas manufactured by Captain Andre.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

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

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

RMP Interfacing

RMP Interfacing

Our friend Dávid has made some good progress with the RMP interfacing. In the video below you can see he has managed to make it ‘talk’ to the computer with an Arduino board and some affordable components. Pretty amazing! The next step is to have it functioning with Simconnect and Jeehell FMGS. Imagine using your simulators … Continue reading