4/22/2012

Cool Flight Simulator on Actual Cockpit



Have you ever dream about having a realistic Flight simulator in a real Airplane plane nose at your Garage? This guy has made a totally awesome flight simulator ever. James Price 52, Has build a DIY Flight Simulator out of a nose of 1969 Lufthansa Boeing 737-100. An Aviation experts say that Price, is one of only a handful of people in the world who have built their own flight simulator cockpit in an actual jet nose.

Price works as an Air Traffic Controller and a Private Pilot at Oakland Air Traffic Control Center. He has been dreaming of this kind of cool flight simulator 20 years ago when he joined an online group of people who build fake cockpits at home or use computer flight simulator programs.

Price spent about 12 years in Constructing his dream Flight Simulator and it is one of the few flight simulators based in a real airplane shell. He dreamt of flying a jet as he had never flown one, began building mock cockpits and buying genuine Boeing 737 parts. To look like flying over the real world, he updated the instrumentation and turned it into most remarkable flight simulator until now. FYI Price made this cool DIY Flight Simulator in His garage. He was able to find a real cockpit and placed it in his garage. At the same time, he started writing his own simulation software. He added three projection screens, seats, lights, dual controls, parts and instruments to make it function and look like a modern cockpit which cost him about $150,000 so far.

Curious about the interior of James Price Flight Simulator on Full Sized Cockpit? Watch the Video below.






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