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PSX a 744-800 series?

Started by Elie, Tue, 7 Jul 2009 08:32


I wonder which Type of 744 in PSX will be used?
Perhaps a 744-800 series?
Just a question for us ..cockpit builders,as there so many different panels.
We would like to prepare us and refer to the latest panels that will be used in PSX.
Can you gave us a hint?
Thanks a lot


Michel Vandaele

Hi Elie,
As far I know, panels for the B747-800 don't exist at the moment.  FDS the only one which is producing panels for the B744 doesn't have them actually on their list either.
PSX will certainly simulate the the B744.
See you
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EBOS Scenery Designteam
My B744 project

Hardy Heinlin


Does that mean the 747-800 will have the same panel as the 744?


Drückst Du den Knüppel nach vorn, werden die Häuser größer, wenn Du den Knüppel ziehst, werden sie kleiner. Dies gilt nur, wenn Du den Knüppel nicht dauernd ziehst, dann werden die Häuser auch größer.


Here is some info on the 747-8's cockpit (and a photo):

It's more evolutionary than revolutionary. All the advances of the latest -400s, along with pointer devices and electronic checklists, EFBs, enhanced color FMS CDUs, and a 777-style landing gear handle (no "off" setting). It also has a RAT (like the 777), but you can't see that in the photo.

- Stekeller


Fans of the 747-8 (like me) might enjoy this beautiful graphic...

It looks like the scheme actually used by Boeing to paint the first test aircraft. Very high res.

- Stekeller

Hardy Heinlin

Nice "teeth" at the rear of the engines. Is that for noise reduction, to get the airstreams a bit less turbulent?



Yes, I'd say it's for noise reduction. Mixing coldstream gasses with hotstream gasses somehow reduces the sound. Rolls Royce does this with the fluted tailpipe, so I guess this is similar. Perhaps the teeth create vortices and more mixing.

But, I'm not sure if turbulence creates more or less noise in this situation.


i assume this is less due to turbulence, but due to
a slowed down mixture of high pressure and low
pressure air.

its similar to some mufflers and silencers in guns.