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High school kids building a flight sim from a recycled Piper Cub fuselage. Cockpit done, working on software. Help us make it happen!
High school kids building a flight sim from a recycled Piper Cub fuselage. Cockpit done, working on software. Help us make it happen!
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    1. Vicky on

      How do we distinguish on the dog tags what to go on each line? I dont want to put "Line 1, Line 2" in case it gets printed too lol

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      Kit Nickel on

      FRACK! This is simply incredible! The attention to detail is amazing. Whose call numbers are on the Viper?

      Chief Tyrell could not have done better.

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      Steve Fenwick on

      Very cool. As a pilot (although without current medical), I'm thrilled to see the next generation getting into flying. I remember "flying" the Link Trainers at the Smithsonian (yes, in Air & Space) back in the day; it was a huge inspiration to get into engineering.

      Please post photos from Maker Faire!

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      Sonia Koval

      Hey BC -- you must be talking about the *real* BSG, the original, which I enjoyed in reruns the past few years. I find the "new (un)improved" version too dark or something, and lacking the humor & camp of the old one.

      But I love supporting these kinds of student projects to help the next generation of inventors/engineers/developers get started. In a few years they'll be inventing the cool stuff we haven't even thought of yet, getting us into outer space, etc.

    5. BC Brandt on

      Just pitched in. You guys are amazing--I can't believe you're doing such a huge project at your ages, and I've been a BSG fan since before any of you were born, to boot! No matter how this turns out, this will be the best money I've spent in a while. Don't ever stop following your crazy ideas, wherever they lead.

      Rack 'em and frack 'em, boys.

    6. Kaitlin Kelly on

      You guys are clearly Cylons.
      That's okay.

      So say we all!

    7. Amy on

      Looks awesome! Grab your gun and bring in the cat. :)

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      Sherwin Cho on

      I am a huge fan of the sci-fi series, so I was pleasantly surprised to see a group of high school students work on a project as big as this to pay tribute. Even if the simulator doesn't quite work out as planned, the skills and experience you gain from such a project will be an immense return on your investment. Work together and have fun!


      Sherwin Y. Cho
      Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corps
      United States Navy

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      Arbitrary Nickname on

      Awesome project! - Hope you enjoy the build and have fun with the end result!

    10. Cory Grant on

      You guys are an amazing example of ingenuity. Keep up the great work and I'm excited to see how this works out!

      Good hunting!

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      Jonathon Janes on

      Best of luck! Let me know if you guys need anything else!

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      Cassandra Davis on

      This is a fascinating project. Please email me if there is anything else I can do to help and good luck to you.

    13. Brian Egan on

      Awesome job guys! Good luck!

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      derek jacoby on

      Awesome project, you guys. I look forward to seeing it at Makerfaire and am inspired to potentially use this as the basis of a high school and community center project here in Victoria, British Columbia.