Salutations! I’m John, call-sign: Guppy. I’m not a real fighter pilot, though like many of you, I like to throw on a flight suit and run around the house to Danger Zone (maybe that’s just me). Instead I find myself in quite an elaborate “simpit” chair-forcing the hell out of the digital skies. I’ve been … Continue reading A little introduction…
Hey! Sorry for the delay in posting. I have been extremely busy working on my second version of my pit, have recently been promoted at work and have had limited time to update the blog with content. Additionally, I've been accepted into the 104th Phoenix, as a cadet and have been trying to get in … Continue reading Intro to IKARUS
I've progressed significantly on the pit since my last update. Below are some additional photos. After a few moscow mules my wife and I decided it was time to put on the good ol' halloween costume for some silly pics - enjoy!
(Pictures at the bottom) Well, what a project this has been and what a mess! However, it is trucking along and I am able to fly once again, without a UFC though. I apparently ripped the monitor ribbon... whoops. I am waiting on a new one from China. I also broke the L/R DDIs because … Continue reading V.II Progress – What did I get myself into?!
V.2 is getting pretty close to being created. I'm finalizing just a few measurements and already have requests for quotes! Enjoy these new renders!
Hey all - I've been on another little hiatus, as of late. One of the reasons why is I've been working on a new version of my SimPit. This new version will have many features that the original one did not and improve existing features. I've learned a lot since making the original and having … Continue reading Working on V.II
Hello there! It has been awhile since my last post. I've been super busy in my personal/professional life and have not had much time for DCS or updating this blog. My apologies for that. I've been working on this post for quite some time. As you get through it you'll see why. It's long, complicated … Continue reading Configuring Screens and Pulling Data from DCS
I figured I'd give you all a few pics of the SimPit. I'm working on some additional content that I'll post later this week. In the meantime... Enjoy!Guppy, out!