Saitek Shows Awesome LCD Displays for Realistic Flight Sim Instrumentation

Thinking of putting together a realistic F/A-18 Hornet or Boeing 747 cockpit for your flight simulation rig? Wait, you might want to check out Saitek's latest dedicated flight simulation peripheral that's looking like the next best thing. The company gave a sneak preview of this trio of convincing-looking screens at… » 7/26/07 1:10pm 7/26/07 1:10pm

$230k Flight Simulator Took 10 Years in the Making

It might have taken 10 years to complete, but Matthew Sheil's 747 flight simulator is without a doubt the most elaborate set up out there. And it should be considering he shelled out $230k to build it. Sheil, who is an amateur pilot living in Sydney, uses 13 quad-core Voodoo PCs to power his rig. For video, he relies… » 2/06/07 7:51pm 2/06/07 7:51pm