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Post by pilot_alex_14 » Wed Nov 29, 2006 3:43 am

Hey there fellow simmers im planning on building a mini cockpit to make FSX moe fun :D Im not building like the super ones with guages and so on because i dont have that much money, so here are the following things i need advice on wich are the best but not to pricey, I need a yoke system,rudder padels, and throttle. I want them to feel as realistic as possible so when i lift the 767 i can feel it or when i lift the cessna there is a difference. Thank you in advance. I prefer shops in CANADA because it will be more convinient for me to get it something like this http://www.flightsim.no/cockpit/bilder/ ... 020052.JPG
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Post by skipperdan » Wed Nov 29, 2006 7:32 am

You'all should check out the following link. I purchased two devices from them and I have greatly improved the quality of my flying. I have their models 1010 and 1020.

Rather than using the default settings for the Model 1010, I chose to make a simple paper overlay and reprogrammed the switches (as simple as programming your Joystick or Yoke). By creating a template for my overlay, this gives me the ability to change my mind often whenever I want to reprogram the switches. 8) 8)

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I AM NOT A PILOT. I JUST LOVE AVIATION.

CAPTAIN--CIVIL AIR PATROL
...Emergency Services Training Officer
...Instructor at the Florida Wing Conference 2012.
...Mission Observer (front right seat)
...Air Operations Branch Director
...Flew several times in a Cessna 182 with G1000 (maintaining the MFD).
...Attended two day class conducted by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center
...Completed training for Flight Line Marshall, Flight Release Officer, and Mission Radio Operator.

You should visit your local Civil Air Patrol Squadron and complete an application for membership.
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Please watch this video that my son made of a Discovery Flight from Albert Whitted Airport (my home base). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EMUg1jiCss
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Please check out scenery that I helped develop for Albert Whitted Airport http://www.surclaro.com/download.php?query=KSPG&op=search&cid=
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Check out this article in Air and Space Magazine concerning Albert Whitted Airport:
http://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/The-Airport-That-Wouldnt-Die.html

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