Author Archives: SimHacker

January 2020 update !

Happy New Year ! The project is in good progress, the FMC is on its way, and it’s a huge work, I must admit that I had underestimated it. Well, I want to obtain something very close to the real … Continue reading

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November Update (finally !)

Long time, no news !But the project is still ongoing, and well !I now have all the screens (PFD, ND, engines, …) working fine, except that weather radar and terrain radar are not yet implemented. All the cockpit hardware is … Continue reading

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March progress update

Hi ! Still workin’ hard ! I have finished all “basic” screens, i.e. PFD, ND, centered mode ND, Engine screen (upper DU) and MFD (both ENG and SYS). I am currently working on the TCAS implementation in ND and PFD, … Continue reading

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February Project Update

Hi, I’ve been quite busy working on the system. I’m almost finished with the engines primary instrument screen (upper DU in the B737). Here are two rapid screen shots taken with my phone: I have noticed that I have slightly … Continue reading

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Tech tip #2 : Noisy servomotors

In many place in the simpit, I use servomotors : for the standby instruments, the flap and brake pressure indicators, and all the gauges in the overhead panel. In the system I’m developing, the servomotors are driven by an Arduino … Continue reading

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Tech Tip #1 : Displays flickering …

In order to start the series, I want to discuss a problem which was really annoying and unpleasant, but found an easy solution. In my cockpit, All the radios in the pedestal (NAV 1 & 2, COM 1 & 2 … Continue reading

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Progress update – January 2019

I have added a page on the site to describe the simulation of the PFD and ND screens, see menu above. This is a preliminary description, since it is under development. For the moment I have a fully functionnal PFD, … Continue reading

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NetAvionics : A powerful but inexpensive B738 simulator

Hello ! I’ve been in the world of air simulation and home cockpits for a while. My last personal cockpit was based on opencockpit cards, run by several PCs, using my own instrument visualization programs. I found the use of … Continue reading

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