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Flight Sim Stuff Throttle, Prop, Mixture, T/F Controller: The FSElite Review

Product Information
Developer
Flight Sim Stuff
Purchase From
Flight Sim Stuff
Price
$199 and Below
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Version Reviewed
1.0
Press Copy Provided By
Flight Sim Stuff
SimMarket
FSElite's preferred Flight Sim vendor is SimMarket. (Why?)

As per our Community Charter, all of our reviews are free from bias, prejudice and favouritism. Don't forget, each reviewer has their own style and thoughts, although they all abide by the Review Guidelines - something I suggest you read.

Years ago it was easy to find a light aircraft throttle, prop, mixture controller at an entry-level price. Today, they are harder to find and often when you do, the price has increased to what you would pay for a top-tier FAA approved component. This of course is retailers and second-hand sellers taking advantage of the new surge of interest in Flight Simulation.

But now there is hope in getting one for $200 and below. This is made possible by Flight Sim Stuff. They offer handmade 3D printed, plug and play USB controllers.

Video Produced By: The Flight Sim Deck

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VIRTUAL FLY REVIEW
9.2
Product Information
Developer
Virtual-Fly
Purchase From
Virtual-Fly
Price
€995
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Version Reviewed
1.0
Press Copy Provided By
Virtual-Fly
SimMarket
FSElite's preferred Flight Sim vendor is SimMarket. (Why?)

As per our Community Charter, all of our reviews are free from bias, prejudice and favouritism. Don't forget, each reviewer has their own style and thoughts, although they all abide by the Review Guidelines - something I suggest you read.

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