Captains Annunciaters from CockpitSimParts
5 inch display for Captains Chrono. Due to plan change, this will now be F/O Chrono
Laying out the MIP design on 1/8 inch hardboard
Carefully drawn out from Marcus Pilot.com measurements
1/2 by 1 inch panel supports, screwed and glued in place.
Many will recognize the plans from Peter's "Build a Boeing" site.
Port side of MIP stand
Both ends of stand in place. Base attached. Be sure to support the structure.
Port side of MIP stand fastened in place
MIP panel temporarily in place. Base is resting on starboard side of CDU Bay.
Mounted back side of Landing Gear. Several screws.
Had to cut a hole for protruding hardware..
CDU Bay in place. Cuttout for Upper EICAS too big. Will correct in V2.
Lining Up Landing Gear face plate.
Thin aluminum plate from hardware store. Quite cheap.
Making homemade monitor mounts..
FO screen mount
FO screen mounted
Mount for Captains screen
Captains screen mounted in place
Cutting out Display covers from Plexi
Cut and snap. Quite easy. Use gloves and safety glasses.
Checking covers for fit
Lining up MIP with monitors
Lining up bottom glare panel
Lining Up Lower glare
Lining up MCP and EIFS
Mounting EIFIS and MCP
Lining up Upper glare panels
Lining Up Glare wing template
Drawing out Glarewings. Thanks To Burkhard for the design.
Cut out with jig saw, glue and sand. I used 3 14mm peices per side.
Ready to sand. See the url for Burkhard's site under Links page.
Lining up Glarewings
Covering top of glare with black leather like vinyl
Center covered and stapled
Left and center glare covered
Right Glare top covered
Glare shield document holder cut from serving tray
Meaurementss where I placed mine. From fellow builder
Cut end off MIP side wall to better suit shell
Right side of MIP side wall cut off to accomodate upcoming shell
Glare wings painted. Still need Master and Fire, six packs.