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Just by curiosity wich hardaware do you use to fly on FS, sorry if it's personal but didn't find any email to ask personaly.

I fly a PFC 737NG cockpit. They don't make them any more -- I think they only made about 15 or so. It's a full dual control 737NG cockpit in a proper shell, with nice leather seats, the works. The scenery is projected on a 10 feet wide screen viewed through the front window. I should have 3 projectors so I can have side views too, but the room isn't big enough. There a 6 PCs involved, one running FSX and providing the outside view, one providing pilot and copilot PFD and ND, one for EICAS, one for the piots CDU, one for the copilots CDU, and one for ancillary programs like Radar Contact, IYP, and so on.

The Overhead was originally PFC but I've replaced that with a Cockpitsonic one, but i am now considering changing the aft overhead for a Sismo one.

The software is mostly Project Magenta, but with the systems simulation, PFDs and EICAS replaced by Thomas Richter (TSR) software, plus my own MCP and overhead drivers. And of course the PFC hardware is controlled by my drivers too.

One of these days I'll post some pictures someplace.

Oh, I also have an Aerosoft (Australia, not the German company) Piper Arrow III cockpit, one of only 5 thery made, for VFR flying. That only has a 40" screen and I use TrackIR with it. Again, it is my own software driving that cockpit.

Regards

Pete

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WOW the dream for any simmer.

You just need a 6 DOF and you are in a leveld.

One of these days I'll post some pictures someplace.

Regards

Pete

Look forward, but you don't use any IFLY or PMDG just Project Magenta right? does it simulate better dynamic and behave?

Thank you

Fabrizio

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Look forward, but you don't use any IFLY or PMDG just Project Magenta right? does it simulate better dynamic and behave?

Aircraft modelling is all in the Aircraft files -- CFG, AIR and MDL. I use a modified version of the default 738 with good realistic modelling. Extras are provided by TSR software, which covers the auto-braking behavious and other things not otherwise simulated properly by FS itself.

Pete

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