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PLAN - SINGLE SEAT TRAINER
Mount Saitek Yoke onto Desktop platform.
Build holder for Throttle Controls.
Switch for Landing Gear.
Moving Handle / Lever Style Flap.
Mount LCD monitor for screen for instruments.
Mount LCD monitor for scenery above instrument panel.
Add home made back-light panels for electrical and
PANELS - HOME MADE
Home made perspex panel
One Panel for the Master switch; Avionics; Lights and Strobes etc.
Lower panel for Magneto and starter switches
Right hand Panel for the Avionics / Radio controls
Panels size determined;
Switch location placement.
Draw onto plastic cover on perspex.
Cut out circular hole for toggle switches.
Cut out rectangle hole for rocker type push toggle switches.
Rear of Panel paint with White paint.
Plastic covering removed.
Sticky Letters are stuck onto perspex.
Straight Line tape applied onto perspex to give
separate panels look.
Top of panel painted with Black paint.
Second coat of black applied.
Allow a full day or more for paint to harden.
Sticky letters are removed.
Toggle switches added
Rotary Encoders added
Push Button type switches added.
CONTROLS - THROTTLES
Box made to hold the two Saitek Throttle units.
Flap lever handle made.
Small gear mounted onto flap lever.
Flap lever mounted onto bolt / axel.
Flap Gear drives smaller gear attached to
Butterfly or Wing Nut used to tension the Flap
bolt so as to adjust the Flap lever movement.
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