For those of us who are truly dedicated to the flight simulator experience, sitting in front of a monitor day in day out just doesn’t cut it. What is needed is an authentic flight simulator cockpit. You could buy one from a professional cockpit builder, but this would probably be cost prohibitive. To avoid this, a diy flight simulator cockpit is the answer.
If you’re just starting out, this might seem to be a daunting challenge. However, a closer inspection at the finer details would reveal that it is in fact within your reach. Not only could you build your very own “simpit” but it can be built to last a very long time. Just think of it, hours and hours of flight simulator freedom any time you’re home. Here are a few of the major components that you will have to consider when building your simpit: