Working on adding real circuit breaker panels to my 737 cockpit.
Category: Cockpit Enclosure
All content related the cockpit enclosure structure including the shell, floor, and interior trim.
Oct 04 2021
Building a Rear Bulkhead
Aug 14 2021
The Devil in the Details – Bringing my Simulated Cockpit to Life
At this point the sim is good shape and very flyable, so these last weeks I’ve been keeping busy by adding some little cockpit details to add some realism, and tying up some of those nagging loose ends. Adding Cockpit Seat Handles Since I added car seat rails to allow my Weber seats to move …
Nov 03 2018
Paint, lots of paint!
After I finally finished the faux riveting of my sim base it was time to start painting everything. FYI, for this iteration of base I decided not to go with under-floor yokes for simplicity sake. I’ll be building a base v2.0 out of metal in the not-too-distant future and it will be designed for real …
Oct 09 2018
Rivets and Sore Thumbs
I am nearing completion of my plywood cockpit floor/base (sort of, more on that later). I had the brilliant idea that I wanted to make my cockpit floor look real by adding simulated rivets, helping increase the overall immersion. Sounds great, right? Well, I knew it would be a big task, and it was, but …
Hi Rod, much appreciated! Unfortunately I don't know of anyone who can make custom panels off-hand, though I'm certain there's…