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boacvc10
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DIY 747 full motion simulator - any "trip reports" ?

Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:24 am

Hi,
just noticed
DIY Boeing 747 "full motion" simulator youtube video on EEVBLOG

Looked very interesting. How many of you on a.net have have flown in it?
Up, up and Away!
 
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Re: DIY 747 full motion simulator - any "trip reports" ?

Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:07 pm

So, I have toured a sim facility before. It seems that if you are _exceptionally_ handy, you could take a discarded full motion simulator and rewire / repower it with off the shelf PC hardware!
 
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Re: DIY 747 full motion simulator - any "trip reports" ?

Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:37 am

If you ever visit the Delta Museum of Flight at their headquarters, you can reserve a seat on the 737-200 full-motion simulator. I imagine the simulator will become open again for future reservations in a post-COVID environment and when the museum facility is not being used as a COVID vaccine site.

https://tickets.deltamuseum.org/product ... -simulator

There's also a growing segment of at-home motion chair simulators that I think will takeoff (no pun intended) with the rise of VR technology in gaming.

https://dofreality.com/flight-motion-si ... gJlA_D_BwE

https://www.amazon.com/GTR-Simulator-Co ... B07SRDVXWW

https://www.mypilotstore.com/mypilotstore/sep/11881 paired with: https://www.mypilotstore.com/MyPilotStore/sep/11883

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