And then there was Fire…

And then there was Fire…

A genuine panel from an Airbus uses 5v bulbs for the backlighting. An originalĀ panel for a cockpit project will most likely come from an Aircraft which is over 15-20 years old. It is not unusual for panels from torn down aircraft to haveĀ blown bulbs. When I received the overhead Fire panel more than half the … Continue reading

FDS Dimming boardsĀ 

FDS Dimming boardsĀ 

These boards allow you to provide a dimming source for the panels, MIP and pedestal. The Airbus pedestal backlight and MIP backlight is controlled by the Integral light knob found on the pedestal. If you are using genuine aircraft parts it is a struggle to use the more commonly available dimmer boards found on eBay … Continue reading