Using a 3D Printer to make plane decals / placard for home cockpit

To make your home cockpit feel more authentic, you need some placards with warnings etc. This would probably be easier and prettier with some kind of laser cutter / CNC thingy, but I don’t have that. So I have to make do with what I have, and that’s a consumer-grade Ender 3 S1 3D printer. … Read more →

Let’s talk perspective! Dear Asobo/Microsoft, fix your multi monitor support!

I found a 6mm MDF board which I cut a big square hole in, to fit a 27″ widescreen display with Air Manager instruments. For now, I’m just playing around with the MDF. I’ll be making holes here and there, while I learn how to connect everything (Arduino, I’m looking at you…). So this MDF … Read more →

Welcome to this new series… a journey into building a home cockpit for Flight Simulator

Feature image: Piper Comanche PA24 from A2A Simulations This series is a slight bit outside of the usual scope of TechPatio, but nevertheless, it’s technology related, it comes around electronics (such as Arduino) and gaming (Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020). The target audience for this series is small. It’s a niche. There’s not that many home … Read more →