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Question DIY version of the Cloud Flyer system??

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by powerchimp, Mar 22, 2021.

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    Hi all - I'm new to this so forgive me if I'm off track, but I love the idea of Doc Holloways "Cloud Flyer" which if you don't know, is essentially a seat mounted on bearings that tilts and rolls based on the movement of the flight stick - no hydraulics, no electronics.

    Example here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/810880203/cloud-flyer-motion-flight-simulator/?ref=kicktraq

    Has anyone built something like this? Or know of such a DIY version?

    Thanks!
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    I think Doc did the JoyRider, then the CloudFlyer. I remember he was letting someone make them to sell after his kickstarter didn't get funded but I can't find that easily or remember what he was calling it. Really wanted it back then. Glad I was never able to for the price they were going for. Seems most end up wanting to add motors to it anyway.

    Edit: Forgot to mention the Gyroxus was another passive motion chair that was interesting. Actually saw one for sale on ebay the other day.
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