Featured Cockpit Builder Videos

In this video David shares his transducer replica method (well done!) and interfacing the sidestick solenoids with Ardruino. Master Engineer Simon has the Trim Wheels all worked out and interfaced using Open Cockpit SIOC. Fellow cockpit builder D-AIRC also manages to get the trim work done with Ardruino! Advertisements Continue reading

Rudder Trim Panel Pinouts

Rudder Trim Panel Pinouts

Rudder Trim Pinouts  Parking Brake, 2124VC, A/C Back Light Trim Indicator, 2125VC, U/V (Gnd) Back Light Plate Integral Light, 2125VC, T/S (Gnd) Power 28V DC, 2124VC, V/T (Gnd) Reset Sw, 2124VC, D/K Rudder Left Sw, 2124VC, F/M Rudder Right Sw, 2124VC, H/M ARINC 429 Output, 2125VC, P, R (if using Cockpit Concept ARINC 429 boards, … Continue reading

Why Airbus?

Why Airbus?

At some point if you are a cockpit builder you came across a very difficult (or it may have been very easy for you) decision — What type of aircraft should I build? There are many to choose from, perhaps you have a certain affinity for one aircraft because of your previous work experience, or … Continue reading

A commercial IAE soundset to consider

A commercial IAE soundset to consider

Sound is critical – they provide another level of immersion. Accurate sounds allow you to bring realism to your flightdeck.  There are a few engine sound sets to consider including the free and fantastic Daniele V4 sound set (CFM and IAE engine sounds included, see resource section). There are also a few commerical soundsets in … Continue reading