Flight Controls for Airliners

A Beginner’s Guide

Saitek’s Pro Flight Yoke has been a popular choice for flight simmers over the years.

Just as scenery and aircraft enhance our flying experience, so do the controls we use to interact with our virtual world. In this feature, we look at what hardware devices are available to make airliner simulation more realistic and enjoyable. For those of us who are starting out, the first step is to obtain a full set of flight controls, which means a yoke, throttles and rudder pedals. We have a huge choice, ranging from basic controllers to professionalgrade hardware. In this feature, we will look at what devices are available to make the experience of airliner simulation more realistic and enjoyable - focusing on the low-to-mid price range (below £1000).

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