Category: Flight Controls

All content related to control of aircraft surfaces to include rudders, yokes, trim wheels, brakes, etc.

Linked Control Columns & Loading – Part 1 – May the Force be with you!

“Try not. Do or do not. There is no try.” —Yoda, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Introduction One of the things I’ve wanted for a long time is linked control columns, and it’s the last major item needed to complete my reasonable recreation of a Boeing 737-800 cockpit. In Part 1 of …

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Building a Boeing 737 Home Cockpit Rear Bulkhead

Time to start enclosing my cockpit shell with a rear bulkhead.

Point Me in the Right Direction – Rudder Pedals

I have been lacking a couple of major components to mostly finish out the Captain side, one of which is a set of rudder pedals (the other being seats). I have a seat already, and I’m slowly getting around to refurbishing it, but I really needed rudder pedals. They are critical to flying, no matter …

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