My 737NGX800 Homebuilt Cockpit


....NEWS:..Finally an UPDATE! :) I hope everyone is staying safe during these Pandemic times. P3DV5 is now out and MSFS 2020 is close to release. Currently I am waiting to see how MSFS2020 works out before committing to the next platform. Safe Flights Captains

I have been using the 64 bit P3DV 4.5 for some time now with one 60 inch screen at 1080p and it's a very stable platform. V5 brings Direct X12 to the sim and pushes more usage to the GPU. Welcome news but it gobbles up vram..which makes it tough on 8GB GPU's. MSFS2020 is close to release so the dilemma.. V5 or MSFS. P3DV5 is 200 US, and with the low Canadian dollar this puts it close to 400 CAD, so price may dictate this call. In Decemeber I aquired an FDS MIP from Frank Cooper, who sadly, passed away in the spring of 2020. RIP Frank. I have my Overhead 98% complete now after two winters of work and I'm currently test flying it now. Several issues to iron out but basically it's working quite well and I'm happy with it.

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I've decided to build mostly with wood and make as many items myself as possible with budget in mind. I've semi-finished my throttle quadrant for the 737NGX800 (non motorized), pictures and documentation are posted on the Throttle Tab. Like most cockpit builders I have many projects on the go and finished but a few so far. The idea is to get a working cockpit and refine the build as I move forward. I have a list of supplier Links and websites who I've had success ordering my supplies from and who have been very helpful, so be sure to check out the Links Tab. My son says everyone is going widescreen now, so to follow suit I've widened my webpages accordingly. Hopefully there there will be no major issues.

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Ed Burton
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