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I would pay u just to be able to sit in it. drool.gif
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Folks, I have not forgotten about you. The client wound up in the hospital and is now in rehab. They have cancer and things got pretty bad. We finally were let back into the location as of today. Hopefully we will complete this before they arrive back home.

I will keep you updated!
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Awesome build. Are you really going to run FSX and not Prepar3D????

What are you using for the instruments, project magenta?

Hope your client gets well soon and can enjoy his new sim.
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Awesome build. Are you really going to run FSX and not Prepar3D????
What are you using for the instruments, project magenta?
Hope your client gets well soon and can enjoy his new sim.

Yup, client prefernce on that. Some of the software is projectmagenta and widescreen FS. He has about all the plugins and addons for FSX one can have as well.
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Folks, I have not forgotten about you. The client wound up in the hospital and is now in rehab. They have cancer and things got pretty bad. We finally were let back into the location as of today. Hopefully we will complete this before they arrive back home.
I will keep you updated!

This makes a lot of sense now. I hope it helps them find some contentment with life, and wish them the best of luck. We all do.

Let us know if you need help with anything else. thumb.gif
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Thank you!! Worked on full communication with FCUIPC today so far so good! Realllyyyy hoping by next week we are 100% done, THEN the final long awaited pics with everything fully powered. Thanks for everyones patience smile.gif
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I am presuming the aircraft is going to be the PMDG 737NGX?
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Some people aren't allowed to, my step dad wasn't allowed to join the army 'cause he's colour blind. Also, do you know how much it cost's for a pilot license? Like $20 - 30,000

That's not even close. I obtained my private pilot license in 2010 and it cost me about $5000. You might be closer to the mark if talking about everything you'd need to actually get a job flying... instrument, multi engine, and commercial rating. Having said that, flying as a hobby is only reasonable on a normal salary if you have the land for a grass strip and can maintain your own home built (experimental) class airplane.

I think the OP did a great job thumb.gif It's no more a waste of money than somebody putting a ton of money into their car... of which you not get the majority back.
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That's not even close. I obtained my private pilot license in 2010 and it cost me about $5000. You might be closer to the mark if talking about everything you'd need to actually get a job flying... instrument, multi engine, and commercial rating. Having said that, flying as a hobby is only reasonable on a normal salary if you have the land for a grass strip and can maintain your own home built (experimental) class airplane.
I think the OP did a great job thumb.gif It's no more a waste of money than somebody putting a ton of money into their car... of which you not get the majority back.

I can't count how many times I've seen friends and acquaintances dump 10-20k in a vehicle and felt like I was the one getting kicked in the balls just by watching it happen.
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That's not even close. I obtained my private pilot license in 2010 and it cost me about $5000. You might be closer to the mark if talking about everything you'd need to actually get a job flying... instrument, multi engine, and commercial rating. Having said that, flying as a hobby is only reasonable on a normal salary if you have the land for a grass strip and can maintain your own home built (experimental) class airplane.
I think the OP did a great job thumb.gif It's no more a waste of money than somebody putting a ton of money into their car... of which you not get the majority back.

LOL you lucky people - check out how much it costs to get a JAA (now EASA) license in Europe at a decent school - from zero hours to CPL/IR/MCC is $100k US. Twin rental for IR (something like a Seneca) is about $650/hr or more.

Then try and get a job.
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