Forget watching movies on long international flights, soon passengers will be able to stare at the ceilings and walls of jumbo jets for a mesmerizing light show. Boeing has unveiled innovative projection systems that show celestial displays, clouds, mood lighting to entertain passengers (or help them fall asleep), and possibly even live streaming news, stock tickers, etc. For those who prefer personalized entertainment, the smaller displays will still be available, and loaded with movies, TV shows and more. Click here to view the first image in this week’s geek life gallery. Continue reading for a video of the crazy omni-directional Infinadeck for gamers.
Laurent Aigon from Aquitane, France had always loved jumbo jets. So, he spent the past 5-years recreating a Boeing 737 cockpit in his child’s bedroom using Google for help as well as to source parts from various online vendors. His dream as a boy was to one day become a pilot, but poor grades quickly squashed that. Thankfully, his friend Jean-Paul Dupuy was able to help make the virtual version a reality. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Tom from Blendtec blending the iPhone 6 Plus.
It took John Davis eight years and $30,000+ to build this amazing Boeing 747 flight simulator in a spare bedroom — powered by “Microsoft Flight Simulator for the visuals, as well as the Aerowinx PS1, which has about 30 different programs.” Click here for more images.
..main screen measures 12 ft x 9 ft, and I made it myself, and there is a 19-inch flat screen on each side. Other stuff (like the autopilot system, throttles and weather radar) was sourced from the internet. The cockpit I made myself from wood