‘Iron Man’ flight simulator

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

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By John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

2246 Articles

This simulator hoists a person up via a hang glider harness with a fan blowing in his face and some VR goggles on his head. The project website is disappointingly light on detail, but it looks like it might be fun to try. What would really be killer, and I don’t get the sense that the project works this way, would be for the crane to alter the person’s pitch and yaw while simultaneously adjusting the Google Earth Flight Simulator feed. It looks like the crane is operated manually and the person shifts his weight to tilt the wings and thereby control the Wiimote.

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