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Old 09-05-2018, 05:58 PM   #1
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Question Gazelle Collective Dimensions

Heya folks,
I'm looking to make a collective controller for DCS (fed up of using my x-52 throttle), and wondered if anyone (Devs?) had the dimensions for the Gazelles collective (Base, lever and head - dimensioned drawings would be a godsend).

Ta muchly!
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Old 09-06-2018, 12:13 AM   #2
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Yes an actual collective input makes sim flying much better especially in VR.

I don't have the actual dimensions* for the Gazelle collective but I loosely modeled mine based on approximating angular rotation and and how it appears in the VR cockpit. The button box is entirely my own design as I just wanted a fairly generic Heli SIM PIT.

Here is my prototype, still a WIP
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Old 09-06-2018, 05:19 PM   #3
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Hi Frenchie. You can PM gillesdrone on this forum. He built a Gazelle cockpit entirely with real Gazelle parts, including collective, panel, NADIR... The only catch is you have to speak a little bit of French so I hope you deserve your nickname!
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Old 09-06-2018, 08:40 PM   #4
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Hi Frenchie. You can PM gillesdrone on this forum. He built a Gazelle cockpit entirely with real Gazelle parts, including collective, panel, NADIR... The only catch is you have to speak a little bit of French so I hope you deserve your nickname!
Thanks a lot for this! I will see where I can get with this. Time to dust off the phrasebook methinks...
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