Having entered the world of virtual reality last summer I decided to design and construct my own sim rig as I could not find anything commercially available that had all the features I wanted.
I designed my system for flexibility and comfort. It can be used for both racing games and flight sims. The seat frame can be adjusted forwards and backwards so when I am not using the steering wheel and pedals, I can move the seat back over 30 cm which allows me to stretch my legs while still having access to the HOTAS, mouse and gamepad.
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