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

Airbus Interfacing

Airbus Interfacing

Interfacing an Airbus with a Flight Simulator requires some technical skill. Korry switches and push buttons can simply be interfaced to an I/O board, many which exist in the market. Most boards on the market today are only compatible with LEDs – the challenge is finding an I/O solution which can drive the current requirement … Continue reading

Simulator Solution News

Simulator Solution News

Lots of stuff happening with Simulator Solution  — over the weekend — SimSwitch released for Prosim737 and Prepar3D/FSX via FSUIPC  Their Simstack ARINC429 board has now been released. Their online store has now opened. Airbus functionality (Jeehell FMGS or ProsimA320) native functionality will be coming early next year. In the meantime FSX/P3D simulator functions can … Continue reading

FMGS Simulator Solution Support

FMGS Simulator Solution Support

FMGS development for hardware compatibility with Simulator Solutions’ SimStack boards has now begun with the intention to complete by Feburary 2017. For those that are unfamiliar with Simulator Solution and their product SimStack, it is an interface allowing Flight Simulator to talk to your hardware. The benefits so far include: Ethernet connectivity stackable design flexible voltages … Continue reading