CRJ Simulator Rehab – Part 3

Once again in our ongoing segment on how to bring a trainer back to life… we begin where we left off… with nothing in the simulator (buttons, switches and the like) except the glass working…. Step 7 – Phidget and Project Magenta Land So here we were and not a switch or button to be…

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CRJ Simulator Rehab – Part 2

So getting back to the CRJ refurb… The buyer decided to get it working again… Step 3 – Reverse engineering the whole system (hindsight being 20/20, the overhead panel was the best place to start) Starting with the overhead panel, I wanted to see what parts were used to make it work. It was the…

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CRJ Simulator Rehab – Part 1

So a few months ago, we took on a project to rehab a CRJ-700 simulator that was dead… like dead dead. None of the computers worked…but… So a business associate contacted me about this CRJ system and that he had a buyer for it. Sight unseen, I said sure, it should be fixable. So said business…