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  1. cheeleair

    Ideas for PMDG 777 Home Cockpit

    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.
  2. cheeleair

    Ideas for PMDG 777 Home Cockpit

    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