Dual concentric rotary encoder with switch

During the summer there has not been much progress on the 737 throttle quadrant, but instead I’ve been improving my X-Plane 11 setup and taken some ‘flying lessons’ in the default X-Plane 11 Cessna with help of the great video tutorials of Jason Vriends. While struggling a bit with the Garmin GNS530 on-screen rotary switches … More Dual concentric rotary encoder with switch

Overhead panel: Nextion HMI electrical panel

In the Simbuilders Facebook group I saw an interesting idea to use an Arduino LCD screen for the cockpit AC/DC electrical metering panel that reports the various electrical voltages and currents. While searching for LCD displays for the Arduino I found the Nextion HMI touch displays. These are intelligent displays that can be programmed with … More Overhead panel: Nextion HMI electrical panel

Throttle Quadrant – give me a brake

Another status update of the throttle quadrant. Meanwhile I’m working on the outer panels with the flaps, speedbrake, parking brake and stab trim functions. After checking more TQ projects photographs and videos on the internet I noticed the two ‘stops’ on the aluminum flaps guide, which are not always present on the throttle quadrants that … More Throttle Quadrant – give me a brake