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Home Flight Simulator D242 Universal Gen Av Cockpit

Item #D250, $39 US dollars

It's time to kick the tires and light the fires!
This is perfect home flight simulator project if you fly general aviation airplanes. The video and instruction manual show you how to start with a plain desktop computer and build it into a home cockpit. This is a great option if you are taking flight lessons in real life and want to practice at home between flights.

Home Flight Simulator - What you get...

UNIVERSAL COCKPIT FRAME DIY VIDEO
Four Videos - over an hour of construction footage and instructional narration (wmv format)

DIGITAL VIDEO 1
- Cutting PVC pipe
- Inner Frame construction
- Building Universal Joints (U-joints)

DIGITAL VIDEO 2
- Adjusting the frame to fit your monitor
- Outer Frame construction
- Gluing the frame

Full view of the flight simulator
D242 Universal Gen Av Project

DIGITAL VIDEO 3
- Using epoxy putty on the U-joints
- Measuring and cutting Extruded Polystyrene (XPS) body panels

DIGITAL VIDEO 4
- Gluing the body panels
- Attaching the monitor shelf
- Painting

UNIVERSAL COCKPIT FRAME INSTRUCTION MANUAL - full-color, illustrated, 38 pages (Adobe pdf format)
- Safety, Tools and Materials Required
- Cutting PVC pipe
- Frame: Initial Assembly
- Frame: Fitting Your Monitors
- Frame: Final Assembly
- Body Panels
- Paint

 

Also Included

DIY KEYBOARD MODIFICATION: GENERAL AVIATION (Item #K172)

TWO PART DIY VIDEO (wmv format)
- GA Button printing and cutting
- Attaching buttons to keyboard
- GA Button event assignments

KEYBOARD MOD INSTRUCTION MANUAL - Full color, illustrated (adobe pdf format)
- Safety, Tools and Materials Required
- Printing, cutting and preparing buttons
- Keyboard Map
- FSX Event assignments
- Examples: Engine Start/Shutdown, Tuning Com Radio and Nav Radio

GA KEYBOARD BUTTON SHEETS (Adobe PDF file)
Print these out on full sheet labels
Bonus: Extra buttons to customize your project

BONUS: 6 FREE DIY videos to help you complete your project (wmv format)
- Working with PVC pipe Part 1
- Working with PVC pipe Part 2
- Sticky Glue Advice
- Paint for Flight Simulators
- Styrofoam for Flight Sims Part 1
- Styrofoam for Flight Sims Part 2

How to order:
Download the videos and manual in a convenient zip file. Your download link will be emailed to you, so use an accurate email address (I don't sell customer info).

The videos are in Windows wmv format.
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