Father-of-two, 41, builds Boeing 737 flight simulator in his dining room for ...

plane-mad father-of-two has built a Boeing 737 flight simulator in his dining room - for just £15,000.   

David Naylor, 41, constructed the full size replica of a Boeing cockpit in his home using YouTube video tutorials and material bought off the internet.

Incredibly the ex-catering company manager had no electrical or engineering experience before building the ten-foot-wide cockpit - which takes up an entire room at his home in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

David Naylor, 41, (pictured) constructed this full size replica of a Boeing cockpit in his home

David Naylor, 41, (pictured) constructed this full size replica of a Boeing cockpit in his home

Prices for a go in the flight simulator (pictured inside Mr Naylor's dining room) start from £65 for a 30 minute taster and go up to £156 for a two hour session with tuition

Prices for a go in the flight simulator (pictured inside Mr Naylor's dining room) start from £65 for a 30 minute taster and go up to £156 for a two hour session with tuition

Mr Naylor's simulator contains exactly the same seats, controls and dials (pictured) that would be found inside the real thing

Mr Naylor's simulator contains exactly the same seats, controls and dials (pictured) that would be found inside the real thing

David Naylor (pictured), 41, constructed the full size replica of a Boeing cockpit in his home using YouTube video tutorials and material bought off the internet

David Naylor (pictured), 41, constructed the full size replica of a Boeing cockpit in his home using YouTube video tutorials and material bought off the internet

Now Mr Naylor can pilot a 737 - an aircraft used by many airlines - with computer generated images (pictured) on an enormous 4K screen mimicking the pilot's view and the plane's movements

Now Mr Naylor can pilot a 737 - an aircraft used by many airlines - with computer generated images (pictured) on an enormous 4K screen mimicking the pilot's view and the plane's movements

Users can choose to fly in and out of 20,000 airports around the world and decide what weather conditions they want to operate in. Pictured are the foot controls

Users can choose to fly in and out of 20,000 airports around the world and decide what weather conditions they want to operate in. Pictured are the foot controls

A simulator like this (pictured in the background) would cost around £100,000 off the shelf but Mr Naylor (right) spent only £15,000 by sourcing the materials from the internet and building it himself

A simulator like this (pictured in the background) would cost around £100,000 off the shelf but Mr Naylor (right) spent only £15,000 by sourcing the materials from the internet and building it himself

The real-life Boeing 737 cockpit, as compared to Mr Naylor's version
Mr Naylor's simulation, as compared to the real-life Boeing 737 cockpit. He claims it has all the same seats, controls and dials as the real thing

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This sliding image shows a real-life Boeing 737 cockpit (left) and Mr Naylor's simulation (right). He claims it has all the same seats, controls and dials as the real thing

Now he can pilot a 737 - an aircraft used by many airlines - with computer generated images on an enormous 4K screen mimicking the pilot's view and the plane's movements.  

Mr Naylor said: 'I have always enjoyed flight

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