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Tim:

Great on more but only 2 posted under this thread. This list is compiled on who put there projects here. I have more data from their post like Nationality totals and if they had more than 1 project each is included. I still need a little work on it.

This could be usefull as a matrix for determining parts demand for future cockpit projects

Norman, I can't find your post under this thread...
Larry Vandivier
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agar1966
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:P Agustín García
737-NG
Tenerife. Canary Islands[/list]

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Rob, UK - 747-400 :)

steve diamond
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steve diamond
737/700
united kingdom

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Alex
747-400
Saudi Arabia
747-400.... What can i say...

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Post by michelmvd »

Hey,
When we check the above list of projects , the B737 projects are overwelming.

I wondering why so many builders are using that aircraft type, comparing with the other Boeing types. I don't think it is a matter of high realistic addon sources, as neither the pmdg B737 of B744 has excelent interface possiblities.

So their must be another reasons, I'm really curious about this

B. rgds

Michel
Michel VANDAELE
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My B744 project
http://users.telenet.be/michel.vandaele/sim1.htm

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Post by MattB »

michelmvd wrote:Hey,
When we check the above list of projects , the B737 projects are overwelming.

I wondering why so many builders are using that aircraft type, comparing with the other Boeing types. I don't think it is a matter of high realistic addon sources, as neither the pmdg B737 of B744 has excelent interface possiblities.

So their must be another reasons, I'm really curious about this
They're all closet Southwest Airlines fans ;)
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Post by jackpilot »

Some ideas that "might" explain the choice

The 737 is more conventional to fly than Airbus ( Airbus fly by wire is not that easy to get used to and takes a good while to master)

The 737 has a nice glass cockpit which has the option of displaying analog instruments for the steam gauge diehards

The 737 can land and take off from many more airports than a 777/747

The 737 is very flexible and can be used for short/ medium/long haul compared with the Heavies which are designed for transcontinental/transoceanic flights....and have to be flown with irrealistic fuel loads if one does not want to stay for hours in the cockpit!

The 737 cockpit is of a nice size, not too small, not too big and the footprint of a cockpit is a main issue to a lot of builders.

My 2 cents
Jack
Full B737-800 DSTD/Sim-Avionics P3d4
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Post by Tomlin »

jackpilot wrote:Some ideas that "might" explain the choice

The 737 is more conventional to fly than Airbus ( Airbus fly by wire is not that easy to get used to and takes a good while to master)

The 737 has a nice glass flightdeck which has the option of displaying analog instruments for the steam gauge diehards

The 737 can land and take off from many more airports than a 777/747

The 737 is very flexible and can be used for short/ medium/long haul compared with the Heavies which are designed for transcontinental/transoceanic flights....and have to be flown with irrealistic fuel loads if one does not want to stay for hours in the flightdeck!

The 737 flightdeck is of a nice size, not too small, not too big and the footprint of a flightdeck is a main issue to a lot of builders.

My 2 cents

AND a fantastic reason is because the 707,727, 737 all have the same nose section (for those who want a real shell like Im working on), with the same yokes and columns (for the most part!) and they are easy to find real parts for because of this reason. Like for example, I have a real tiller handle, and I dont know if it's from a 72 or 73, but it doesnt matter cause as far as I know, they are the same.
Eric Tomlin
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neuman5022
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Isaac N
Boeing 737NG
New Zealand

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Maytham AL-SAFFAR
Airbus 340-500
Bahrain(Which is in the Arabian Gulf)

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Dan
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Dan
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USA SOUTH FLORIDA

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Tom Kellogg
Georgia, USA
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Stsimon
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