Sun/3-powered 737 flight sim

Michael Thompson michael.99.thompson at
Mon Aug 17 12:52:05 CDT 2020

> Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 00:22:52 -0700
> From: Brendan Shanks <brendan at>
> Subject: Sun/3-powered 737 flight sim
> Something that I thought the folks here would appreciate: a fellow in
> Dubai is trying to keep a full-motion Boeing 737-300 sim (from 1991)
> running.
> The main host machine is a Sun/3E, connected over Ethernet to the operator
> workstation which has 2 Sun/3Es each with a cgtwo powering a CRT touch
> screen. One of the Sun VME SCSI/Ethernet boards died, and he?s been unable
> to find a (working) replacement board.
> There?s also a big rack of Concurrent hardware running OS/32, and some
> newer PCs for visuals and TCAS.
> Plenty of pictures and a video tour of all the hardware at:
> <
> <
> >>
> Brendan

I have a Sun 3/E, including a SCSI/Ethernet board, that ran fine the last
time it was powered on. There is a collector in southern Germany who also
has a 3/E board set. I didn't see any contact information for the simulator

Michael Thompson

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