Author Archives: SimHacker

March update : windows version

Hi again, Still working regularly on the project ! I’m on a prolific and durable mood … The FMC is still slowly progressing, and I’m working on a lua script to mimic all the B738 systems, as mentionned inthe last … Continue reading

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February update

Continuing to work on the FMC; it’s a huge work so I’m progressing more slowly than I would like. Another aspect I have been developping is the implementation of the overhead. The overhead controls all the systems in the plane, … Continue reading

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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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December update : working on FMC

Hello ! I’m working hard on the fmc. I have chosen to rely only on the X-Plane database, no data files will be specific to the FMC, in order to ensure a clean synchronization between X-Plane and the FMC. Any … 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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