Here is an explanation of the basic design principles, how they are put together, and how they are backlit.
Have you opened a new location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know.
Here is a general explanation of the switches and buttons, how they work, and how I get them to talk to DCS World
Keypads on the CDU and UFC were a significant change from the basic design. Here is how i got them working without custom PCB's.
I've made my panels available for download. Here is the things you should read about them first, and a list of everything Iavailable (so far).
Arduino and DCS-BIOS can run your entire cockpit at a fraction of the cost. In mine they only run displays and a few later additions. Here is why.
Displays for the MFD's can only be exported with viewports, but the CDU can be done as a viewport or with DCS-BIOS. I've done both.
The finishing touches, made much easier with an affordable 3D printer! I bought some, and made some of my own. Here is how.
Landing Gear Lever, Fire Handles, Canopy Jettison Handle, Emergency Brake Handle, and the Fuel Receiver Door Handle.
Reverse engraving into coloured acrylic. Here is how I made a lot of the indicator lights, and the caution panel.
Yellow emergency markings were too difficult to paint consistantly. Yellow vinyl decal sheet is the answer.
I've made all of my panels and 3D printing files available for download. Here is where you can find them, and everything you should read first.
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