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The Cockpit - Engine Indication and Crew Alerting System (EICAS)

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EICAS Scaled Assembly Drawing


EICAS Parts List - Prelim 5/30/11

No.
Item
Qty
Source Link
Note
1.
Acrylic Sheet - 1/8 clear 12x24
1
 
2.
Acrylic Sheet - 1/4 clear 12x24
1
 
3.
Acrylic Sheet - 1/8 White 12x24
1
 
4.
Rotary Encoder
Panasonic EVE-GA1F2024B
1
 
5.
Copper Clad PCB Board 1oz 4x6
Single sided 1/16 inch
1
 
6.
Small Knob
2
 
7.
Paint
1
Dover Grey Latex over PlastioKote Primer;
 
8.
Panel Connectors
2
To Be Determined;
A
9.
Screws x 1/2"
10
#10 Flat Head Machine
 

Parts Notes:
A. There will be a multi-wire connection to the controller board and a seperate connection for power and switching of the back lighting. Something similar to servo extension wires.



Instructions to follow

Will include complete dimensions, cutting diagrams and a pattern to create and etch the PCB with either the photo paper transfer or development process.


 
Updated
Mar 27, 2017 
- New MFD PDF Doc. 03/27/17
- 1st Frame Test Cut 05/19/16
- New PFD Material List 05/2/16
- New PFD Drawings 04/18/16
- esp8266 Modules 03/23/16
- Keyboard Emulator 03/07
- 2016 - start again .. 2/27/16


 

 
Sim Objectives
(Revised June 2016)

1. Immersive. To be fully immersive, the sim will need to be enclosed and provide multiple environment views.

2. Portable. The ability to move the sim with components fitting through standard doors. The enclosure will have to be modular with a maximum width of 32 inches per module.

3. Samll Footprint. I don't want the sim to take up an entire room. Will make every effort to have the entire sim enclosure fit on a sheet for 4 ft x 8 ft plywood. This will necessitate a single seat, half cockpit sim.

4. Functional, in substantial conformance with the processes and procedures of the real aircraft.

5. Accuracy. While some sim builders hold to a very high standard of accuracy and scale, my goal will be the appearance of accuracy is sufficient. Where deviations from scale are necessary, they are acceptable.


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