747 Flight Simulator Project

My name is Matthew Sheil and I have acquired real parts to build a 747-400 flight simulator. This website is the story of how it comes together.

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In 1998 I began the design and construction of my 747-400 simulator.

In 2006 the Simulator became a Full Motion simulator with the commissioning of the McFadden Motion Platform.

The approximate size of the simulator is 13ft wide x 11ft long and 9ft high.
It will include every switch and panel in the 747-400.
In October 2009, a new visual system was added that uses 3 projectors and SOL7 software to project the cockpit view onto a full wrap around screen.

The main software running the simulator is Precision Simulator by Aerowinx and Hardy Heinlin.


The simulator is based in Sydney, Australia.

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