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Old 12-21-2015, 09:11 PM   #1
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Hallo all,

I keep busy with flight simulations since 15 years but until now, mostly in winter time. I started with Apache Havoc, Falcon 4.0, Flanker 2, IL2 and so on.
But at my Eastern holidays this year, I started to build my own A10 C cockpit. Please excuse my bad school English. I left school more than 30 years ago and beyond, this is my first treat in a forum.

My plan is to build:

  • A10 C Cockpit out of 1.5 mm (0,59”) ply wood.
    Thank you very much „y2kiah” for your excellent and impressively plans. They have been a great inspiration and the base of my work.
  • An 270 degree cylindric screen, with a diameter of 3.0 m (118,1”) and a height of 1.9 m (74,8”).
  • At the first the pit will work with a touch screen and Helios and gradually with custom made panels.
    „Gradoc”, “Cap Loz” and “Capt Zeen”, thank you very much for your excellent work.

All the wood work is- and will be done by common tools, unfortunately without a CNC Router. So I have to work with an jig saw, patterns and a common hand-guided router to get satisfying results (I´ve an abnormal demand for accuracy ).

If there is interest, I will introduce you my previous work and the method of operation the next days.
Here are the first pictures of the beginning of my work.
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Old 12-22-2015, 12:07 AM   #2
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Oh this is so grand! Love that screen, really curious to see the visual projected on it.
Good luck on your build, subscribed.
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Old 12-22-2015, 12:14 AM   #3
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That is awesome.

I think your demand for accuracy is in your nature being German, I worked in Manching at DASA.
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That is a really big screen you've build there. Nice Looking forward for the progress and more pictures as you come along.

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Old 12-22-2015, 10:45 PM   #5
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Hello, thank you for your feed back.
I think that I can show you some pictures with an projectin ot the screen in a view days.

In the meantime, here are some pictures from the building of the cockpit frame.
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Very, very nice and welcome to the forum!!

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Old 12-22-2015, 11:13 PM   #7
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Thank you!
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Brilliant. I wish I had room in my house for a projector set up like that! Well done.

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Hi bubbles. Now I see your first pictures from your cockpit project...just impressive. Progress is far easier when you have a clear
view about final size, projection and other general items. Your way is clear right from the beginning
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Wow! What a setup! Very nice.


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