Radio Altimeters

Lufthansa had Collins Radio Altimeters installed on their B707 fleet (both A and B version). These are the most commons found on early jets built in the US. I found these in U/S condition on ebay and thus they were the perfect candidate for the simulator conversion. This Radio Altimeter

EPR gauges complete

First engine gauges converted for simulator use. These EPR gauges now run on5V high resolution stepper motors used in the automobile industry. Integral lightning is still comes from the original 5V bulbs. Hardware to interface the gauges via LAN is in development and should be available in March.

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Gauge construction in general

This is a very complex subject and I will be posting articles from time to time on how I do it. These are a couple of photos done recently. As you can see, I do not interface the gauges. I take the original gauge and remove everything behind the dial.

Project delayed

December 2018: The 707 project is still underway but will be delayed significantly due to some legal issues that need to be solved with the airport…

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