Cockpit Foundation Design

Cockpit Foundation Design

With the assistance of our UK engineer friend Richard and CockpitSOLID the Soarbywire now has a cockpit foundation conceptual model to work with. To achieve the requirements, a modular type structure was designed out of 40×40 aluminium profiles. These profiles are lightweight and extremely robust in nature and have been commonly used in home cockpit … Continue reading

Floor Panels

Floor Panels

A complete set of composite cockpit floor panels were recently acquired. The panels, when installed, lie on top of the aircraft steel frame. The pedestal, sidestick consoles, side bins, and aircraft seats and a carpet overlay are secured onto the floor panels. A structural base will need to be carefully designed to fit the OEM … Continue reading

Floorboards

Floorboards

The floorboards of the aircraft are mounted onto the aluminium structure of the aircraft. Made out of composite material, they help to distribute the weight of the pilots and the cockpit seats. Measuring 10 mm in thickness, floorboards are designed to slot below the substructure interior liners.         When designing the structure … Continue reading