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DIY Dual Concentric Rotary Encoders with Push Button

This is my fully 3D printed design for a Dual Concentric Rotary Encoder with Push Button. It's useful for making the knobs for flight-sim radio panels, where there is an outer knob to set the smaller digits, and an inner knob to set the larger digits. It's inspired by a design I found on Youtube, where the designer, Theo Deckers, CNC'd a bracket to hold two regular rotary encoders together. I don't have access to a CNC machine or the parts that Theo uses, so I decided to design one purely us...

Removing the Frame from a X-Plane Garmin G1000 Popout Window

The Garmin G1000's displays have a 4:3 ratio. Since these are getting harder to find these days, I wanted to see what the X-Plane Garmin G1000 looks like without the bezel, when stretched full screen on a 16:9 monitor. Laminar's Philipp Ringler mentioned in a blog post that it could be done: Screen-only popup instrument windows Several people who build home-cockpit setups have asked about removing the bezels from the popup displays, so they can have only the screen of a GNS430/530, FMS or G...

X-Plane 11.10 - new default Garmin G1000 !

X-Plane 11.10, released yesterday, features a new default Garmin 1000 module ... which can be used as an option in the Cessna 172 right now, and most likely will be adopted by add-on GA aircraft eventually. I have three ongoing unfinished home cockpit projects but this is tempting me to start a fourth! It looks like I am going to end up with a hybrid Boeing 737/Cessna 172 !