Jet330 MCDU Update

Jet330 MCDU Update

Captain Horgan has made significant progress in his MCDU conversion project. Using a genuine Thales/Honeywell MCDU, he has been able to interface it directly with Jeehell FMGS. No disassembly of the original MCDU is required. It looks like only a few more bugs need to be ironed out. Fantastic work. Check out his Facebook page … Continue reading

OEM B737 CDU Conversion (Simstacks)

Flaps2Approach has written about the genuine B737 CDU conversion process using Simstack. This is one way the Airbus MCDU could also potentially be converted; it does pose another challenge for Simulator Solutions as the screen size for an Airbus MCDU is slightly larger than a Boeing CDU. Our friend James in the UK is also … Continue reading

Thales MCDU

Thales MCDU

This dropped in a few days ago… It’s heavy at around 10 kg. Useful parts are the buttons/keypad, backlight bulbs and casing. It would be impossible to interface such a complex piece of avionics electronic equipment without serious knowledge on the components. The plan is to remove the screen and I/O boards and replace it … Continue reading