Hardware

Hardware related to aviation and simulation.

Hardware

MiGMan's first home cockpit, built in the early 1990's.
Article - MiGMan's cockpit
Description: I used to fly in my own home-built own cockpit. It was programmable if you had a day or so to spare!

WWI Gun Training
From 8 bit computers to motion sensing mobile devices, we have come a long way in the development of hardware. The combination of motion sensing, GPS, Internet, optics, storage, computing and graphics in a handheld device is exciting in itself. Here are some of my old-school workstations. This is how it used to be done! Actually, no ... this is how it used to be done!
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Exhibits

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3DFX Voodoo
3DFX Voodoo

Description: In 1998 the 3DFX Voodoo graphic card hit the market and caused a quantum leap in computer gaming. Suddenly computers that struggled to get 20 fps could run at 60 fps with amazing textures and light sourcing.

Aimsworth
andthere

Aura Interactor
B-1B
B-17
B-52
B-58
BAe_Hawk

(Forgotten contributor)'s Collection of restored code keys.
(Forgotten contributor)'s collection of restored code keys.

BCCGUMP
Bodyshakers

Bugeye Technologies 3 window Flight Simulator suitable display system.
Exhibit - Bugeye Technologies
Comments - Components and visual systems for professional flight simulators.

Build a trim device (Bult)
C-5
C-47

California Polytechnic
Cessna Birddog
Cessna Dragonfly
Chin
CKAS Mechatronics
Cockpit Collection

Creative Labs
Creative Labs

Dassault
Defrag
Dual video cards
English Electric Lightning
Eurofighter
F-4
F-4-Phantom
F-8
F-15

F-16 Falcon

F-16

F-86
F-104
F-111
F-117
F-260
FA-18
Fly Aces
FW-190
Game Commander

Exhibit - Gameport Rudders
Comments - The article by Mark Schimmer is about connecting game port rudder pedals to the Saitek X-45 but it may help with other game-port style rudders and newer sticks.

GeForce
Gravis
Hawker Siddeley Harrier (1994 Documentary) At 38m 54sec there is a great interview with a RAF pilot about a dogfight in the Falklands.
Retired Lt. Col Art Nalls flies his Sea Harrier Retired Lt. Col Art Nalls had the unique opportunity to purchase his own British Harrier Jump Jet. He now owns the last three remaining Sea Harriers.
Hausamann cockpit

Heinkel He-111
Exhibit: Heinkel He-111

Comments: The He-111 was a German medium bomber with a crew of 5 that flew from 1935 until the end of WWII.

Hercules
IL-28
JSF
Lancaster
landings
Logitech
Mackenzie cockpit
Matrox
Microsoft hardware

MiG-15 from DCS (2016)
MiG-15

MiG-17
MiG-19
MiG-21
MiG-28
MiG-29
MiGman's cockpit setup
Mirage III
Mosquito
Nexcient Gameseat

O-Riordan

P-51
PCI bus trap
Personal Display System Virtual Cockpit
Piper Cherokee
RAAF 060816
Real Cockpit
Real Simulator
Rudder: Analog/USB
S1 Stainless Steel Mouse pad

Saitek
Sega-R360
Simpit
Simshack
Simuleyes
Spitfire
Su-17
Su-32
Sidewinder Game Controllers
T-6 Texan
T-45 Goshawk
Thrustmaster
Tornado
Track IR
USB power
USDC
Vesaro Simulators
Viper Pits
Voice Buddy
Voodoo
VRi
Westland Sikorsky
Wietlpach cockpit
Wikel cockpit
Windows Setup
Windows-patches_2006

WWI Gun Training
WWI Gun Training

Wright_Flyer