j_hallgren
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Found: Someone Building Full-size 747 Simulator!

Tue Sep 05, 2006 11:46 am

Not 100% sure where best to post this...and didn't find it via forum search...but came across it today via some other site while surfing..

This site describes with pix how Matthew Sheil's privately built FULL-SIZE simulator is being built:

http://www.hyway.com.au/747/index.html
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joffie
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RE: Found: Someone Building Full-size 747 Simulator!

Tue Sep 05, 2006 5:24 pm

Based in Sydney, Australia

That must of been one hell of an expensive hobby Big grin

Fantastic, I am sure this is every a.netters dream..
 
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RE: Found: Someone Building Full-size 747 Simulator!

Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:59 pm

That's awesome. I saw a website of some guys building one in the US but it was static and didn't have the hydraulic "movers" like this one does. What would be interesting is how cheaper they can do it versus the one made commercially. I heard that they are very expensive to operate. Any comments?

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RE: Found: Someone Building Full-size 747 Simulator!

Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:22 pm

Amazing Effort.How Realistic would it be though.
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RE: Found: Someone Building Full-size 747 Simulator!

Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:35 pm

I think its a great thing. The question is whats his daily rate for us a-netters?

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