I'm building a full scale ATC simulator!

Hi there folks! I just wanted to share something I’ve kept a secret for a while.

About six months ago, I started the initial planning of my very own, full scale, ATC simulator.
While I haven’t begun the actual build phase yet, I am almost done with purchasing.

Including the shell, once done it will measure over 6 meters tall. The workstation itself is powered by 3 high-end PC’s. The visual system is unique. 360 degree projection using 5 top notch projectors.

It will be connected to the VATSIM network, and I am planning to rent it out. So if you’re in Norway sometime, let me know and you can come try it out!

(Keep in mind, this is still a rough sketch using a 3D software).


First sketch, using SketchUp

Now for some 3D renders.

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What do you think? :)

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The bottom one looks like a little like a toilet =/

What’s with my autocorrect =/

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Awesome! Where you going to keep it? Also, what sim will it use?

Has there been other people who has done this or are you the first?? Its cool tho haha

LOL! I agree with you there, the edges of the shell doesn’t show that good.

@Giacomo_Lawrance It’ll run P3D maxed out at about 600fps…
Oh it’s expensive alright

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Oh god, how much does each pc cost? I can’t even run P3D…

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I’m sure some have done this, but that would be mostly for commercial use… I’m the first one that I know to do this full scale!

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For the visual system I’ll use interconnected servers to the projectors. At this time I’ve planned 4 server stations, each costing around $3,000

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Jesus. What do you work as, and how do you manage to spend that much money?

Really looks great and professional !

Best of luck …😄😊

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Full time graphical designer and part time freelancer for various things… :)

Thank you @Joshua_Fleming!

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Looks incredible! I don’t if you want to share this or not, but what would the price be to build such a simulator?

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I presume you will also be using it to fly?

I’m estimating a ballpark figure of around $30,000… :)

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No, I have a B738 sim for that :P

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Oh, okay. Cool!

Wow, that is a lot of money. :o

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Give me your adress, I’m coming over.

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Wow! The bright madness. I would like to see live.

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I’ll definitely livestream it once it’s done! :)

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