Comet 4c - Continuous Refinement

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Continuous refinement of the cosmetic model … Read More...
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Comet 4c - Periscopic Sextant

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Periscopic Sextant in place ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Interior Finished!


The Comet interior is now finished, daylight and lit, from tip to tail ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Rolling Displays (Tumbler Displays)


Animated rolling tumblers have been introduced with a 5% gain in FPS ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Polytext - Overhead Panel


The Overhead Panel has been updated to include greater use of polytext and improved radio animation ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Texture Baking - Navigator's Station


Navigator’s Station complete ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Texture Baking - Engineer's Station


The flight engineer’s station is done, which really breaks the back of the work left to do ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Texture Baking - Seats


The seats have been extensively revised ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Texture Baking - Control Column


The control columns, with texture baking ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Texture Baking - Rudder Pedals


The rudder pedals, with texture baking ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Texture Baking - Pedestal


The pedestal, with texture baking and some use of polytext ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Texture Baking - Overhead Panels


The overhead panel, with texture baking and dynamic lighting ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Texture Baking


Improving the light and shade in the cockpit using texture baking ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Optimisation, Speed Check and 3D Lighting



Optimisation, speed check, and 3D panel lighting ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Instruments



New, high-resolution instruments for the 3D cockpit ... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Navigator's Station



The navigator’s station has been completely remodelled for X-Plane 9. Read More...
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Comet 4c - Flight Engineer's Station (update)



X-Plane 9 - Panel graphics, labels, radio rack and fire extinguisher. Read More...
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Comet 4c - Flight Engineer's Station (update)



X-Plane 9 - The final panel is in place. Read More...
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Comet 4c - Flight Engineer's Station (update)



X-Plane 9 - Two more panels have been added to the flight engineer’s station. Read More...
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Comet 4c - Flight Engineer's Station (update)



X-Plane 9 - New panels have been installed at the flight engineer’s station; work required to make it ‘live’. Read More...
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Comet 4c - X-Plane 9 (update)



X-Plane 9 - Greater cockpit detail Read More...
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Comet 4c - X-Plane 9

Finally, after much cajoling by friends, I decided to upgrade the entire project to X-Plane 9.
Work began on March 22. Read More...
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Comet 4 Cockpit - 3D



Final improvements for the 3D panel ... Read More...
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Comet 4 Cockpit - 2D



Final improvements for the 2D panel ... Read More...
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Comet 4 Overhead Panels

The last two weeks have been spent on the overhead panels ... Read More...
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Comet 4 Cockpit (continued)

A U-turn on my decision not to introduce the Comet with a 3D cockpit. Maybe it’s not so difficult after all ... Read More...
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Comet 4 Control Columns

And now, something to steer with ... Read More...
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Comet 4 Seats

At last, the crew has somewhere to sit! Read More...
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Comet 4 Navigator's Station

The navigator’s station completes the rear of the cockpit. Read More...
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Comet 4 Engineer's Station

The Engineer’s Station structures are complete. Read More...
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Comet 4 Cockpit

The 2D, X-Plane 8 cockpit is ready for testing. Read More...
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Comet 4 Engine Panel

There’s a good sense of things coming together – at last! The engine panel is now complete. Read More...
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Comet 4 Pedestal

The central pedestal has been a big block of work. Read More...
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Comet 4 Instruments (updated)

Standard six, navigation and engine instruments are complete... Read More...
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Comet 4 Instruments

Progress on the 3D cockpit has got far enough (see below) to start adding instruments, and getting a feel of what it's like to use... Read More...
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Comet 4 Cockpit

Work begins on a 3D cockpit, to provide 2D screen-shots in the short-term, and a full 3D cockpit in the long term... Read More...
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Comet 4c - Flight Engineer's Station Complete



The Flight Engineer’s station is complete, with all gauges and switches in place. Read More...
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