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Home Flight Simulator Plans – How to Install Larger Displays

The DIY Deluxe Desktop home flight simulator plans are designed around three 32” HDTVs used as the main displays. But what if you want to use displays that are larger (or smaller)? Many DIY Flight Sim builders modify the plans to match their unique requirements. Furthermore, PVC pipe is a great material for experimental trial-and-error. It’s no wonder so many builders modify their projects.

 

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DIY Deluxe Desktop Flight Sim

 

Home Flight Simulator Plans

Gary is a DIY Flight Sim builder. He developed a useful spreadsheet to use when using larger (or smaller) displays with the DIY Deluxe Desktop home flight simulator plans. He was kind enough to share it with me, so I’m providing it to you in the course content. First of all, Gary’s spreadsheet is really clever. You simply enter in the dimension of the displays you want to use and then spreadsheet calculates how much to change the affected PVC pipes. Also the relevant pipes are identified in a new Pipe Frame Map.

You still may require a little trial-and-error because different PVC manufacturers make the fittings differently. Fortunately, PVC pipe is inexpensive and easy to work with.

If you are enrolled in the DIY Deluxe Desktop Flight Sim course, you can download Gary’s spreadsheet here.

 

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building with home flight simulator plans

 

How to Modify DIY Flight Sim Projects

If you want to read more about modifying the DIY Flight Sim projects, see the section on Prototyping in the Builder Academy.

 

modifying flight sim plans
modifying flight sim plans

 

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