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I recently started building my own homemade Cessna 152 flight simulator. I took a lot of measurements inside the original Cessna 152 airplane,
and try to re-create the full instrumentpanel for flight-training.

Below you can see some pictures of the building process.



 


Work in progress, Simulator overview, still a lot of work.




Making the top instrument panel in MDF plate material.
All holes milled out with a router.





Wood turning machine, piece of maple ready to spin.





Wood turning machine, first piece ready - Throttle stick.





Wood turning machine, first piece ready - Throttle stick.





Throttle stick, spray-painted and equipped with steel cable.





Flap-plate made from piece of pvc plastic, control lever made from wood.





Instrument panels made from MDF, grey primer and black finish - spraypainted.





Base construction in MDF, pieces put together.





Wood turning machine, another piece - Mixture Control stick.





Switches, taped and ready for spray-painting.





Switches, after primer paint.





Chair made from MDF, lower part ready for leather finish. Back not yet made.





Chair made from MDF, foam and leather finish ready.





Work in progress, overview.





Work in progress, overview.





Work in progress, overview.