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Custom Cockpit with Go Flight or home made modules

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Good day, all. Looking for a few quick answers.


First, I've been looking at Go Flight pannels and have noticed how expensive they are, if you include the racks.


So, one thing I was considering is, once I have a place to put the thing and the money to buy the materials, I thought I might cut costs by custom building my racks. I wonder if this would even be possible.


Or, if this wasn't an option, I was wondering how easy it would be to create panels of my own, so that I can have a one person flight deck-enclosed for my purposes- and not take up incredible amounts of space.


Please, if someone could answer this for me, I would appreciate it.

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It is not really that difficult to build your own panels. I have a one person B-17 based enclosed cockpit that is five feet wide by seven feet long. I could have made it five feet long as well if I needed to.


If you are flying a complicated airliner, the panels are more difficult with rotary encoders etc...but it is still not that difficult.


Here is a post documenting my build that may help you with some ideas.



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