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Honeycomb Bravo Throttle Quadrant Previews and Development Update

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Shared on Facebook earlier today, the Honeycomb Aeronautical team has shared a new set of photo previews of their upcoming Bravo Throttle Quadrant. Along with the previews, the team also gave a brief update in regards to the current production status and when simmers can expect it to release.

The team said that they have received the first Engineering Validation and Testing (EVT) sample direct from the production factory. According to the post, this means that the injection tool is complete. Going forward, the next steps for the team are to complete the Design Validation and Testing (DVT) and also pilot production. Honeycomb said that both of these should come in quick succession.

Whilst the new previews and current status are good news, there sadly also comes a production delay. Understandably, with the current global situation, production has been delayed by at least 2 – 3 months. This delay is the result of production capacity has had a major impact with slots more limited than before. Whilst this delay is unfortunate, the team assured the community that once a new schedule is confirmed, Honeycomb will inform us.

In the meantime, you can read our review on the Honeycomb Aeronautical yoke here. 

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Fulcrum Simulations Relocates Manufacturing to the UK

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Fulcrum Simulations, designers of the upcoming Fulcrum Yoke, has indicated on their website they had relocated the production of their electronic boards back to the UK. While no precision has been made on the original location, Fulcrum hopes that this moves will enable them to have more control over their production lines. The shipment dates are currently unknown, however Fulcrum
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Honeycomb Alpha Flight Controls: The FSElite Review

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Affordable hardware within Flight Simulation has been at the forefront of many simmers' minds for a long while. We have been stuck with the same hardware for many years. Despite the reliability, it’s been a long time coming for a new player. At long last, Honeycomb Aeronautical stepped up to the job with their new Alpha Yoke system. Not only
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Honeycomb Aeronautical Will Start Alpha Flight Controls Pre-Order Tomorrow

Honeycomb Aeronautical Alpha Flight Controls Yoke Switch Panel
Honeycomb Aeronautical has announced over their Facebook that pre-orders for their Alpha Flight Controls Yoke and Switch Panel will start tomorrow, August 7th at 4:00 PM PST. They've released a preview video of the product on their YouTube channel (the one that's previewed in this article). Alpha Flight Controls will be shipping mid-September 2019. European Pre-Orders will be available from
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[Re-post] FSExpo 2019: Thrustmaster Announces The F/A-18C Add-On Grip

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We have re-posted this article as it appeared to not get published correctly at the time of the announcement. Apologies in advance if you have already seen this.

Today at FSExpo 2019, Thrustmaster announced the latest addition to their flight simulation line of products: the F/A-18C Add-On Grip for the Thrustmaster Warthog and Cougar HOTAS systems!

The Thrustmaster F/A-18C Hornet Add-On Grip is a life-size replica of the flight stick found in the real McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet. Thrustmaster’s rendition is made out of durable, industrial-grade materials for long product life and an authentic feel and features realistic application pressure on all of the handle’s buttons. The stick includes 19 action buttons including a realistic 2-step trigger and an 8-direction “Point of View” hat switch. The F/A-18C grip also supports native integration with the DCS F/A-18C module and is compatible with all other flight simulation games.

The Thrustmaster F/A-18C Hornet Grip is compatible with the company’s legendary Warthog and Cougar HOTAS systems and will be available for a price of 199.99 Euros, or about $229.99 USD. A release date is uncertain at the moment but we’ll be sure to keep you updated once we have new information.

Key Features

  • Life-size, 1:1 scale replica of the F/A-18C Hornet™ flight stick handle.
  • Metal design (grip), with durable, industrial-grade materials for an authentic feel and maximum product lifespan.
  • 19 action buttons, including a realistic 2-step trigger and one 8-direction “Point of View” hat switch. The same number of inputs as the HOTAS Warthog control stick.
  • Native integration in the game DCS (sold separately) via the dedicated F/A-18C module.
  • Nearly identical stick to that used in the AV-8B Night Attack and F-15E Strike Eagle.
  • Backwards-compatible with two best-selling Thrustmaster joystick bases: HOTAS Warthog and HOTAS Cougar (sold separately): easily swap your HOTAS Warthog and HOTAS Cougar with the flight grip.
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Virtual-Fly Release the Yoko the Yoke PLUS

YOKO PLUS Is Here The BEST Flight Sim Yoke In The Simulation Market. Still A YOKO.
Virtual-Fly, the team behind products such as the RUDDO rudder pedals and also the TQ-6 throttle set, has released their brand new yoke. Listening to customer feedback from their original Yoko the Yoke, the Yoko PLUS builds upon it adding a range of new features and functionality. The most obvious new feature is the brand new 8-way hat switch. I suggested
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Honeycomb Aeronautical Preview Upcoming Alpha Flight Controls Yoke

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Honeycomb Aeronautical, a company that is currently developing an all-new yoke and throttle solution for the simulation market, has released updated previews of their soon to be released Alpha Flight Yoke and its companion heavy dual mounting system. This system will help keep the yoke in place when in use better than previous mounting methods, and should ensure a smoother
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