Flight Control Systems - FCS

Selecting the equipment that's best for You


When selecting your flight controls, the first thing you have to decide, is what you’ll be doing the most inside the simulator of your choice.

That may be taking to the skies to fight the good fight against the enemy.

Trusting your friends and teammates with your life in precision aerobatics,

Or creating your flight plan for the next adventure to the snow covered Alps in Switzerland.

Whether you are just starting out or are an experienced enthusiast, we hope we can guide you in the right direction when making your selection of Flight Control Systems. Although we may not cover all products, we are recommending the top brands used by Virtual Aviators for years.

The Essentials

Rudder Pedals

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Commercial Controls

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Head Tracking

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Computer Hardware

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Entry Level

Mid-Range

Enthusiast

Thrustmaster t16000

Thrustmaster T.16000m

The T.16000m is an extremely vertisitile stick and is built using HAL sensors. They are the same sensors in the Thrustmaster Warthog. The T.16000m is available for purchase as a single stick, a stick and throttle, or the entire setup of Stick, Throttle, and Rudder Pedals.

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Logitech Extreme 3D Pro

The Logitech Extreme 3D Pro is the most basic of flight sticks and the least expensive if you're just starting out or looking to see what Simulated Aviation is all about.

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Logitech X-52 + X-56

The X-52 has many bindable buttons to make your flight experience easier. The X-52 comes in a Pro version and the Standard version. The difference being the Pro allows you a bit more customization, and the pro version comes in black.

Thrustmaster t16000

Thrustmaster T.16000m

The T.16000m is an extremely vertisitile stick and is built using HAL sensors. They are the same sensors in the Thrustmaster Warthog. The T.16000m is available for purchase as a single stick, a stick and throttle, or the entire setup of Stick, Throttle, and Rudder Pedals.

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Thrustmaster Warthog

The Warthog by Thrustmaster is an exact replica of what you would find inside of an A-10 Warthog. The Warthog is metal in design, features a split throttle, and has many options for binding in-game controls.

Virpil Controls

Virpil controls offer the user the highest quality of materials, and the ability to completely customize your flight experience. From custom grips, the best rudder pedals in the market, and throttles with more buttons than you can imagine.

Rudder Pedals

Commercial Controls

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Head Tracking

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Computer Hardware

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Entry Level

Mid-Range

Enthusiasts

CH Pedals

CH Products Pro Pedals

The CH Pro Pedals are perfect for someone just starting out that doesn't want to break their bank, while still having full control of their aircraft, on the ground and In-Flight.

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Logitech G Flight Pro Rudder Pedals

The Logitech G Flight Pro Pedals are a fantastic upgrade from the CH Pro Pedals. While they have many similiarities, You'll find the G Flight Pro Pedals give you extra space, and further control over the tension.

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VPC ACE-2 Rudder Pedals

The Virpil Controls ACE-2 Rudder Pedals are some of the highest quality pedals in the market. They feature a fully metal build, contactless sensors, and an experience like no other.

Commercial Controls

Rudder Pedals

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Head Tracking

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Computer Hardware

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General Aviation

Enthusiast

Logitech G Pro Flight Yoke

The Logitech G Pro Flight Yoke and Throttle Quadrant is a great start for making your commercial, or general aviation flying that much more realistic.

  • Yoke + Throttle Quadrant

Flight Velocity

Flight Velocity is your one-stop-shop for all your commercial and general aviation flight control needs. From single units to full kits, you can find what you're looking for.

Head Tracking

Rudder Pedals

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Commercial Controls

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Computer Hardware

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TrackIR by NaturalPoint is the leading head tracking software besides Virtual Reality of course.

Simply place the webcam-sized head tracker ontop of your monitor, and attach the Hat Clip or use the ProClip for ultimate tracking. 

TrackIR brings you that much closer to reality by allowing you to freely look around your pit and the surrounding airspace.

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