A home flight sim cockpit for
Special construction skills not needed
You don't need to be a carpenter or possess
special construction skills.  The DIY Flight Sims
projects are "do it yourself" projects that are
designed for flight simulator hobbyists.
We offer a video for each DIY project that shows
the building process.  Each DIY video includes a
comprehensive instruction manual that goes into
more detail and shows every measurement and
step for building a flight simulator cockpit or
The projects use PVC pipe because the 90
degree and 45 degree angle connectors make it
easy to build a variety of attractive structures.

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So what happens next?
If you are completely new to the flight simulator genre of
games, then check out the
New to Flight Simulator link.  To
learn about specific issues faced by DIY Flight Sims
builders, click
Frequently Asked Questions.

Check out
DIYflightsims.com for a wide variety of DIY
projects that can greatly improve your home flight
simulator.  Keep in mind we are selling the DIY videos, not
the actual hardware.  The videos include instruction
manuals and are delivered to you electronically.  This
saves you a lot of money because there is never a
shipping or postal charge.

See our
Free DIY Videos for lots of tips and techniques for
improving your DIY Flight Sims project.

You have your choice of flight controls you can buy to
make your flight sim better.  Check out our
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YOU Can Build a Flight Simulator
Cockpit for Your Home
Build a homemade flight simulator. DIY Flight Sims can help. You can
build the projects with simple hand tools such as a box knife,
measuring tape, screwdriver, small paint roller and brush, PVC pipe
cutter, caulk gun, miter box cordless screwdriver (if you prefer that
instead of the regular screwdriver).

You do not have to spend a lot on building materials
Buy the supplies from your local home improvement store like Lowe's
or Home Depot.  You can build these projects with styrofoam
insulation, regular construction glue, wood boards and other common

Build the cockpit frames from PVC pipe and connectors.  PVC pipe
is inexpensive, lightweight, easy to cut and readily available.

You might already have some of this stuff
By the time you're ready to build a home flight simulator, you probably
already have flight sim software loaded on your computer and you
might have some flight controls like a yoke, rudder pedals and a
throttle quadrant.  If you need flight sim gear, check out our
.  Most DIY Flight Sim builders tend to modify the projects to fit
whatever components and resources they have available.  You can
see some examples of this in the
Customer Gallery.
Frequently Asked

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