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User currently offlineMark2102 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 350 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 6559 times:

I am going to be getting Flight Simulator 2004 tomorrow. I want to know if anyone knows a good yoke or joystick for the game. Is it better to use a joystick or yoke with the game?


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User currently offlineCancidas From Poland, joined Jul 2003, 4112 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (12 years 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 6526 times:

yokes are usually expensive as well as pretty big, and you might have to buy an entire panel for them. i prefer a joystick, that way it doesn't look like the computer is only used for FS.

"...cannot the kingdom of salvation take me home."
User currently offlineNormalSpeed From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 6516 times:

I'm partial to my new joystick, the Microsoft Sidewider. At first, I didn't like the idea of it because I couldn't fly it left-handed, as real airplanes are flown from the left seat. But then I got my real-world CFI, and had to learn to fly from the right seat using my right hand. Now, I really enjoy flying FS with a right handed joystick.


User currently offlineCancidas From Poland, joined Jul 2003, 4112 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (12 years 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 6519 times:

i use a right hand joystick and a left hand throttle. i forgot the name of the manufacturer. i got it second hand and never had the original box. it's nice to use, and i never have problems with which hand i use to control an airplane. i normally drive and fly with my left hand(i cnat do it with my right anymore) but when i go to flight sim, the right hand joystick is not a problem.

"...cannot the kingdom of salvation take me home."
User currently offlineA330Fan1 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 856 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (12 years 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 6500 times:

Hey...I have the best joystick for you to use!!! It's called the Force Feedback 2...newest and most advanced joystick, I think...I use it for Flight Sim 2002, and it works like a beauty. Yeah, I can't wait till FS 2004 comes out..I think I'll get one in August  Smile....

Regards, Mark2102,

User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 17
Reply 5, posted (12 years 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 6496 times:

The man asks about yokes not joysticks...

In fact, a decent yoke costs no more than a decent joystick (of which there are very few indeed and none of them carry the name Microsoft).

Get a CH Yoke, costs under €200.
The ONLY good sticks are made by CH and Thrustmaster and cost about the same if not more (they do have cheaper ones but stay away from those).

And for the Sidewinder lovers: simflight announced last week that Microsoft has per immediate stopped production of their entire joystick and gamepad lines due to low demand.

You certainly don't have to buy an entire panel to get a yoke. The person who thinks that either hasn't looked well or is trying to give you the wrong impressions for some reason. It IS possible, but then you're looking at a yoke in the €700+ category.

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