Sign in to follow this  
ryanbatcund

Looking to build a home cockpit?

Recommended Posts

Help AVSIM continue to serve you!
Please donate today!

Even if you had deep pockets think of the logistics to get it out of there and where to put it B)

Share this post


Link to post

 

 


I'll bid $115 and see what happens

 

$115.01

Share this post


Link to post

I cannot help but marvel at those who build these things in their homes.

 

However I feel that you are then stuck with that aircraft model - I like to be able to switch from a Cherokee 180 to a 'bus, or a F16, and to...

 

It wouldn't be very easy to 'plug in' a joystick if you wished to change planes, would it ? (or drop a few knots from Mach .7 to 160 Kts)

 

One can dream...

 

Regards

Bill

 

Share this post


Link to post

Even if you had deep pockets think of the logistics to get it out of there and where to put it B)

^^^ This! What would be the point of paying even $1000 for one of them if it would cost probably >$10,000 to have it moved, not to mention where it would be installed... :shok:

Share this post


Link to post

Looking through the other items for sale it looks like you will probably need to bid on an overhead crane for maintenance and a halon fire suppression system to go along with your sim. I wonder if PMDG is thinking about any of these 747 sims for their sim center.

 

Ted

Share this post


Link to post

I am thinking the older ones will be auctioned off to scrap metal companies is more likely. I can't think of why a flight training center would want a 747-400, 757 or DC9 unless they were going to offer training for Cargo Operations. The costs are probably too high to get them going again. The four A320's and two A330's may be used once again. For the rest probably more money in stripping them down then to get them going again.

Share this post


Link to post

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this