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cheeleair

Ideas for PMDG 777 Home Cockpit

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Hi Folks,

 

Kindly request you to share your ideas on how to build a basic home cockpit given there are no 2D Panels in this product,

 

I have built few Home Cockpit 7 screens on FSX products who offer both Pilot and Co-Pilot Panels.

The Front panel (Merge of Pilot and Co-pilot) is projected in Front with 2 external views, 1 Overhead and Center panel it comes With Yoke, Rudder, Throttle, MCP and FMS hardware it came up as a pretty good home cockpit facility. I use the Touch screen for Overhead panel mounted on a frame and it functions just great. In the same setup, I can use with one side panel only the PMDG 747 and 737 and they also give great experience.

 

For 777, I use Desktop Yoke, Rudder Pedals and Throttle Hardware which directly interface with FSX.

I project the FSX/PMDG 777 Virtual cockpit on a 32 Inch Samsung LED TV and with Track IR it gives a great experience.

 

With the above, please advise (if at all possible) a way to use 777 in same way.

 

Ex :Any means by which we can project the overhead panel on a touch screen mounted above to get a same effect while  having the front view. Is there any FMS and MCP Hardware which we can interface this ?? to mention a few.

 

Please provide some ideas how the experience of PMDG 777 can be enhanced.

 

Thanking you

Best Rgds

Cheeleair

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Hi BigSky,

 

Thanks for the reply. Yes, FDS have good set of hardware. I believe I can take only those products which directly interface with FSX. Ex : Throttles or Yokes. I am not sure of they can be interfaced with the PMDG systems EX : CDU or Autopilot atleast as of now. Someone may offer it down the line once they write the drivers.

I have studied a lot but I do not see a way we can build the FDS type professional level cockpit interfacing with PMDG 777.

Hence I thought of posting this Questions to seek ideas, it at all it is possible.

 

Thank you again for the reply.

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I might be wrong but I believe the SDK from PMDG would be necessary for most of the hardware cockpit pieces you are talking about... not sure 100% though!

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