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D_Dragon's Boeing 737-800 home cockpit

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So, the paint on the last panels has dried and I brought them upstairs. The DIY package for my cockpit is ready. This weekend I will cleanout my simroom which means I won't be flying for quite some time.

 

I f you want to read more, see my website http://thair.nl/?p=3279.

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So, the simroom is ready for the build. I mounted cable trays and put all the cables in, mounted an extra power outlet (I like spare outlets) and cleaned and hoovered the room. The next step (probably after the weekend) will be to start mounting the shell.

 

If you want to see more see my website http://thair.nl/?p=3295

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Make sure you factor in cooling for all the heat generators. I have to run two AC units to keep my simroom bearable. Also added heavy uv filter tint to my window to held reduce the suns heat.

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Thanks for your advice. I have a sun screen on the outside of my simroom and already have the fans stocked up. In the 'foot compartiment' there will be two 12cm fans and above the windows I will mount two 8cm fans. All these fans will be controlled from the lighting panel (both on the Cpt. and the F/O side). If this is not enough then I also have an airco unit which I can turn on. I only have to make a panel that will fit in the gap of my window and make a hole in it for the hot air hose. If that is not enough I will have to do something in the way I dress ;-)

 

Greetings,

 

Theo.

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So, the main part of the shell has been mounted and the screens for the MIP have been put in place. It is starting to look like a cockpit.

 

For a complete story of this step see my website http://thair.nl/?p=3324.

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I finished mounting the monitors and also mounted the aluminum front panels. I am not quite satisfied with the fitting of the console for the lower EICAS. I have made lighting panels with a different shape than those the console was originally fitted for. I will have to think this over during the weekend and make some adjustments.

 

For a complete story, see my website http://thair.nl/?p=3334.

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I finished mounting the monitors and also mounted the aluminum front panels. I am not quite satisfied with the fitting of the console for the lower EICAS. I have made lighting panels with a different shape than those the console was originally fitted for. I will have to think this over during the weekend and make some adjustments.

 

For a complete story, see my website http://thair.nl/?p=3334.

 

Love it! It rarely is as perfect as we would like it.

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Today I mounted the PoKeys devices against supports for the MIP. I also attached the wires for the Led Extension Board to two of the three PoKeys. I used the bottom most 24 connectors for it. I also mounted the power outlets against the back panel.

 

To read the complete story, visit my website http://thair.nl/?p=3355

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