- CPU: Intel i7-6850K
- Motherboard: Asus X99 Deluxe-II
- RAM: Corsair 32GB Dominator 3200MHz DDR4
- SSD: Samsung 960 EVO M.2 256GB for Windows System
- CPU Cooler: Corsair Hydro Series H115i
- Power Supply: Corsair AX1200i
- Case: Corsair Graphite 760T
- OS: Windows 10 Home
I’ve been talking about rebuilding my home cockpit and a computer dedicated to flight simulation…er… for quite a long time. I really get moving now.
Followings are some of the gears I already purchased for the new cockpit. And in
general, it will be somewhat resemblance to what the guy ON THE GLIDESLOPE (OTG) does — a 3-monitor setup, one in the front and two on both sides.
But I am planning to use Continue reading
I am a music lover since my very young age and had become an audiophile when I could afford to get some decent high-fidelity (hifi) equipment about 20 years ago. This hasn’t changed much even after flightsimming has gained the number one position on top of my limited pastimes.
Do we audiophiles live for music or gear? It’s a classic question and my answer is a definite both.
Followings are the Cessna cockpit by Cor Radmaker in The Netherlands, who designed the panel himself. The panel is made of metal, with flexible plywood and foam and imitation leather put together as the glare shield.
Edit: Cor has submitted additional pictures for the building of his panel, plus drawing files to share with those who are interested.
A few days ago I received an email from Michael Basler who told me that he was scratching his head about the placement of the Generic PFD because, “You know, I have that X-Top panel with the sixpack where it belongs plus three additional FIPS at the right hand side…I just can’t map this onto my fixed X-Top panel.”
Just in case there are others who have similar bewilderment, here’s my suggestion to him that Continue reading
The free offer is valid until the end of Easter on 18th, the next Tuesday.
Then it will be sold separately or in bundle with the Single-Cue version. Continue reading
Followings are updated cockpit photos from Mario Cote in Canada Newfoundland after getting a new PCs and multiple screens.
(Updates added at End of Post – Aug-11, 2017)
Received a post comment from Ed Gilbert (aka Raceguy) about his P-51D cockpit that he has been working on for the last two years. He said that the project is about to complete sometime this week. I can’t help to say “wow!”
The photos are originally posted on the A2A Forum. I have sought his permission to re-post the photos here.
Frankly, whenever I look at the cockpit pictures from FSX Times friends who shared with us here, I always feel the excitement and am deeply touched by the time, the effort, and the sweat (probably blood as well) they put onto our common passions in flight simulation. Thank you Raceguy. Thank you all.
Here’s the videos comparing the single and dual-cue PFD.