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Boeing 747-400 Home Cockpit - Palm Springs Pushback, Engine Start, Taxi and Takeoff

Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 2:13 am
by Raffles
I've followed this guy for a while, he must be quite wealthy to afford these toys. His first was a B737-800 home simulator

Now I see he has a B747 sim.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwFIdUrhFoY

Re: Boeing 747-400 Home Cockpit - Palm Springs Pushback, Engine Start, Taxi and Takeoff

Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 7:28 am
by Bell 407
Look, I thought I was jealous about the C172 sim but now this takes the piss. Where on earth am I going to put this as I would definitely want one :giveup:

Re: Boeing 747-400 Home Cockpit - Palm Springs Pushback, Engine Start, Taxi and Takeoff

Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 8:53 am
by 87Juliet
These guys do a number of professional sims! Just insane, a fraction of the cost of the proper sims but the price still brings tears to a man's eyes!

http://www.flightdecksolutions.com/professional/b747/

Re: Boeing 747-400 Home Cockpit - Palm Springs Pushback, Engine Start, Taxi and Takeoff

Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 8:59 am
by Bell 407
No fair guys, I'm going to have start looking for a bigger house :haha: :haha:

Re: Boeing 747-400 Home Cockpit - Palm Springs Pushback, Engine Start, Taxi and Takeoff

Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:12 am
by Propnut
Only after a minute or two did it hit me. This dude has a serious piece of equipment, yet sits in the left seat without a headset!! :nono:

He has all the bells and whistles around him, and could enhance his experience if he was talking to the ATC online. I found that initially in FS9/FSX the flying envelope opened up so much more for me, when you added the live ATC to the plan. No longer could you just fly from A to B, but you now had to observe the rules of the air spaces that were in operation of the country you had chosen to operate in.

Having said that I do have a green glow around me. :green: :green: