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B737 STALL SHAKERS AND TRIP REMINDER

Good Morning,

Our friend and customer Luis Rios, ask us to add to their DUAL YOKES from Simujabs, the Stall Warning Stick Shakers and trip reminders.

These items are OEM parts from a real plane, we only have refurbished them, removing all the rust (honestly, not too much to remove), sanding and painted. Then, we have wired again, manufactured the new straps to hold the shakers against the columns and finally the shakers are attached to the columns.

About the trip reminders, well, not too much difficult to add them, simply I must add to the opposite side of the trim switches, some more wires to power the light bulbs for these trip reminders, because they are backlighted (5v. is enough to power them).

The Stick Shakers, work in the plane using a 28v. source, but, to use a "standard" power source in the homecockpits, using 24v. is enough to operate them, and enough to feel the stall warning.

I'm happy with the results, and happy to work with OEM parts... what better than "real" parts? :-)

Pedro Bibiloni.

mod B737 FLOOR PLATFORM 022B737 SHACKER 1

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B747 START SWITCHES

B747 START SWITCHES

Good morning,

Jean-philippe Lepine sent me two images about his Engine Start Panel assembly using the Simujabs B747 Start Switches.

Really cool assembly..!!

He have used the B747 APU Start Switch as well (not shown because is located in other overhead panel)

I am proud to share his words: "Congratulations. This is a true piece of art. The APU switch is also mounted. Great job !" :-) Simujabs Team

 

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Tomas Molina - AEROSIM

Tomas Molina - AEROSIM

Great pictures of a dream.

Yes, this is the dream of Tomas Molina, a very good friend and customer of Simujabs as well. As you can see on the images, after a hard and long job, he did it, he has built a perfect B737 simulator, to be used by pilots in training.

Our personal contribution, was the manufacture of the linked Dual Yokes, and you can view some images of these yokes, I'm proud of this dual system and a lot of units are sold after this, because this was the first one and Tomas personally gave me the little push to start with my adventure with Simujabs.

A personal little part of me is also behind the Throttle unit, motorized unit built by Angel Amado and me (well, Angel did all the mechanical job, I only had made the design, and wasn't sold by us directly)

So, congratulations Tomas, I know we talk continously in person, but let me say in public to you and to Cristo Santos, your colleague and partner in this dream, YOU HAVE DONE A REALLY GOOD JOB!!.

(See the images and the history in our Facebook page here: https://goo.gl/I4xIMB)

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Custom Pedals for B-737

Custom Pedals for B-737

Good night,

A single image of the B737 RUDDER PEDALS LINKED, before to be packed and sent heading to Austria.

The "special" for these pedals is that the measures are customized and adapted to the customer's main panel. They are narrower than the standard ones, so, this means special measures for this customer.

Electronics are linked as well, through one single wire, simply, plug the FO unit to the CP unit and the Differential Brakes from the FO side are detected.

The link bar, as always when you buy two units of pedals, is for free, no cost.

Also, the customer bought from us the B737 DUAL YOKES LINKED, which are already finished and ready to be sent as well.

Simujabs Team
www.simujabs.com

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B-737 Single Yoke

B-737 Single Yoke

Finally some images are added to the product page for the finished B737 Single Control Column (yoke).

This product works as a stand-alone Control column, no needed other interfaces. Can work as a Joystick Card or a programmable interface card as well

The script is included to work with IOCPServer or FSUIPC, simply plug, run the exe and play. Or connect it as a Joystick, calibrate and play.

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B737/747 Yokes

Massive production...!!!

:-)

Well, this is a small sample of our B737/747 yokes production for our customers.

Obviously these yokes are manufactured for customers who have purchased some type of assembling, dual and single control columns, that uses this piece, but some customers also asked us if we could sell one alone and we have accepted, in fact we have included this item in our products on the page.

The white one is not special, hahahahaha, is simply the unit that was manufactured in order to test the extras on the yokes, trim switches, pushbutton AP, wiring, etc. ...

See you soon...

Simujabs Team

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Rudder pedals delivered

Well, we shipped the first product.

It isn't an item of extreme difficulty, but if it is true that carries many different pieces, and the pieces that we decided to use for this item, should be with the best quality.

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For example, we used bearings on all the shafts, to avoid negative tolerances. We have not used plastic, except the gears on the pots, because them not needs an extreme stiffness, so yes, we used Acetal gears, that even being a polymer, is very strong.

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The housings are made of carbon steel 1.5mm thick, laser cut and TIG welded.

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The pedals are completely metallic, high strength and durability, and shafts are machined on the lathe, for, as we had said avoid negative tolerances.

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It has been painted in several layers, which includes the "green zinc chromate" as primer layer, then we used the gray "BOEING", or rather, the RAL that most resembles the BOEING gray, which has a special composition of color and it is not easy to find except at crazy prices, so, as I said, we used this color that is the most used by everyone in this hobby, and finally we have a matt layer of protection, to avoid chipping of the paint, but that, with the use is inevitable, just look at photographs of real airplanes, which shows that the wear is common.

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The stainless steel covers are polished to give a shiny look, which gives a finish more "PRO". We used stainless steel screws on these covers, to prevent oxidation and give they a better look.

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The transmission cross is also on bearings, non-standard, since the force it's done in vertical, but in this way the smoothness is guaranteed.

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And finally, as on all our products, a box was manufactured specifically for this item, to send to the customer, and also has been packed inside, to avoid damage, clearly labeled as fragile, although the item is stiff to use, but in thus the carrier should handle it with care.

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Ok, see you on the next entry...

Simujabs Team.

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Thoughts...

Sometimes, when you had an idea on your mind, and after you decide to put on paper, never thinks that when this design turns real, give you a satisfaction to see it.

Well, this first completed part, for a new project gave me this sensation, and I don't know why, because isn't a "special" part, maybe I'm turning old :-)

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Customized Overhead Support

Sometimes people don't want a complete shell inside their homes...

Then, which one is the best solution?, well, maybe reduce at minimum the size of things, and that is the case, because Alejandro, a Majorcan builder that I meet through a common friend, Jaime Homar, he ask me to modify, re-wire and configure an entire old cockpit that he bought to the family of a deceased good friend and builder, called Francisco Palazon.

This was the first custom part made for, a stand-alone support for his overhead.

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This support has made with an iron rectangular profile, and his size is 60x30mm., that means is a very strong item, because the overhed isn't heavy itself, but being so upfront, the force that resists is much and we need to hold hard.

The second part of the support is the overhead support itself.

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this part is assembled over the central profile and holded by some screws, that allow to disassembly when you need to do.

Also, the support have a system that allows to rotate the overhead, as the real one, to have access to the internal part of him for maintenance or reparation, configuration, etc...

As I said before, this part has made as a custom part, for this reason, it have this "strange" shape as you can see on the next picture, because in this way, we can avoid the lenght of the glareshield on the Front Panel assembly.

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Next thing is to build a platform to raise a little throughout the whole front panel and add the seats, throttle and pedestal.

But first, I should re-wire the entire overhead, build the gauges, not so difficult as well, it'll connect to a good interface cards suite as Simioboard and configure it for use, I imagine that will be with some software suite as Prosim, although still not defined that point.

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Well, I need only to wait a couple of days, because I need to finish before that some projects for some customers, as the linked control columns or a pair of rudder pedals, but as I say always: "this is another story..."

Thanks again for read this and see you soon.

Bye.

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