[diy-cockpit] Instrument panel source and throttle ideas
geneb at deltasoft.com
Fri May 21 06:42:30 PDT 2010
On Fri, 21 May 2010, Mikael Poussa wrote:
> check this out as a instrument panel 'master' source:
> I'm building a ME109 simpit, though from a simpler set of drawings than
> I've ordered a 1/4 scale instrument panel kit from these guys in the
> Czech republic which I will scale up to fit my 'pit. The plan is to
> have a second screen in it running UDP gauges for the sim.
Now THAT is a neat idea! Kinda spendy for a template, but useful none the
> Has anyone had any luck finding a suitable lever or something that can
> be mounted neatly on a cockpit sidewall as a throttle? I've seen some
> boat throttle levers which look useful, nice long bowden cable to remote
> the throttle pot with too, but they are expensive!
Something like this:
Note that the "current" version of my quadrant is thinner by one lever - I
removed the propeller pitch arm.
Here's a picture of the "new" quadrant:
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