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LCARS 24 08-01-2013 05:50 PM

Man builds fully functional 737 flight simulator in son's bedroom
 
An airplane enthusiast has taken his obsession a step further than most after using his son's bedroom to build a Boeing 737 flight simulator that exactly mimics the real thing. Laurent Aigon, 40, of Lacanau, France, has spent the last five years collecting and buying components from around the world with best friend and fellow enthusiast Jean-Paul Dupuy. The pair spent thousands of euros on Internet orders for bits and pieces to construct the simulator--which is so realistic that the Institute of Aircraft Maintenance at Bordeaux-Merignac Airport asked him to give a lecture on his achievement. Mr. Aigon has since schooled himself in all the procedures for take off and landing and says he is able to fly his plane' just like a real pilot.

METRO article with pix

USS_Essex 08-03-2013 09:53 PM

That's cool.


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