Wiring up the FUEL panel

05.24.2009

Some 2 years ago, I finished the main construction for the new FUEL panel in the simulator.  Other things came up and I never got back to finishing the panel.  As of today, it’s finally finished.

The wiring needed to be done and I didn’t want to mickey mouse the process.  I created a little 25 hole template that would allow me to cut the wiring to the right length for mounting into the DB25 connector I’d chosen for this panel.

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Birth of an indicator

05.24.2009

The new panel that I’m working on is for the IFF control panel in the F-15. Since I have a “real” edge-lit panel for this, I only need to make the metal mounting plate and the “REPLY” indicator that it needs.

Here’s what the panel itself looks like:

IFF Control Panel

IFF Control Panel

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