Modeling a historic aircraft cockpit one soon finds out that there is as much work in accurately recreating a small object as a large one. The three covered pushbuttons on the port side being a case in point. the original covers were beautifully crafted and we have been able to recreate these true to form. The functionality of these replicas is in fact more complex that the original. In order to inform the software that the switch cover has been opened, a second microswitch is clicked by the action of opening the cover.
The three pushbutton switches are shown below:
A rendition of the switch clusters on the port side: