Ever since its release in 2010, the Thrustmaster HOTAS Warthog has been the go-to high-end joystick/HOTAS for consumers. Numerous reviews have been written about it. But I wasn’t going to back out of the opportunity to look at it myself.
Browsing: Hardware & Cockpit
Look at the 737MAX cockpit replica that Flightdeck Solutions members are building. The demonstrator of the Canadian company will fly next year in 2019. For now, it is in their facility.
Corporate companies, flight schools and homecockpit builders can now have a look at the complete cockpit finished by Flightdeck Solutions to replicate the 787 Dreamliner. The cabin, panels, displays, Buttons and switches and rotators, seats, pedals, thrust / flap levers.. you can have it all and 100% accurate.
The Canadian manufacturer Flightdeck Solutions will release soon their new 737NG CDU device. The upcoming MKII PRO-MX CDU unit has now an HDMI input, and high quality features : backlit keys, high resolution LCD display, table top support..
Instead of clicks in a virtual cockpit, Sim On Solution make the dream come true to actually control a 737 overhead replica, scale 1:1. Using realistic fonts, switches, aspect and functionality, they also sell the frame to set up the device at home, plug and play.
Elite Simulation Solutions appears to be a company focused on actual flight training devices. They sell both hardware, software and complete solutions. That being said, some of their products are interesting to flightsim enthusiasts who have no intention of building a full cockpit. In this review I’ll be looking at their Desktop MEL Throttle Quadrant.
Last weekend, fly.simflight.de opened the doors to the public to reveal their B737-800 full motion simulator, located near Hamburg, Germany. NDR German TV channel made an interesting video report that you can watch here.
After the puopular success of their head tracking solutions, TrackHat announce they are working on a new product line : TrackMouse, for users who cannot handle a traditional computer mouse. Within a few months, they expect to be able to test a prototype and show it in public.
Based in Germany, simFlight and simMarket are assembling a 737 motion simulator according to the Belgian specialists at MFS (Motion For Simulators). Their pics and comments announce an advanced controlled platform, a custom cabin enclosure, 737 Prosim instruments and other top notch features.
At Easy Simulation, the French manufacturer launch their new Easy Flight Panel : a modular and complete kit to assemble at home that will receive all your instruments, yoke, radios and comm modules that can be of various origins (Saitek, VRI, Go Flight, Flight Illusion…). It’s announced as solid as adaptative to your needs. An Option Packs exists to add keyboard / mouse / screen / PC supports. Official URL : http://www.easy-simulation.com/.