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What is your primary DCS flight controller?


What is your primary DCS flight controller?  

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  1. 1. What is your primary DCS flight controller?

    • Thrustmaster Warthog
    • Thrustmaster Cougar
    • Thrustmaster T. Flight
    • Thrustmaster T.16000M
    • VKB MCG Grip
    • VKB KG12 Grip
    • Virpil T-50 Grip
    • CH Products Fighterstick
    • Saitek X52
    • Saitek X55 or X56

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Though my main controller is the Hotas Warthog (I put an entry on the poll), I once played with an Xbox Controller for testing the Oculus Rift and I was able to land, and I don't know if that count as a controller, but I bought a glove and a Arduino nano plus a gyroscope (MPU-9250) to use them as a cheap VR glove/air mouse for DCS on VR and once I got it done it will be for sure my main mouse for DCS.

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Hardware used for DCS : Pro, Saitek pro flight rudder, Thrustmaster HOTAS Warthog, Oculus Rift.

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I know it's far from the best controller, but a lot of peeps have Xbox controllers. Having the basic flight controls and a trigger mapped by default correctly would allow many people to have a positive experience from the get go.


Since DCS is free it seems like a good idea to win many potential customers over. Especially the VR users, who likely received a control pad with their headset, and want to try DCS simply for the purposes of using VR.

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Wow, a fair amount of Virpil and VKB there. Didn't expect that.



I'm poor. RealFlight Interlink Elite radio plane controller. Hard to use, but it's got two joysticks, and three switches I use for fire buttons. :p



I DREAM of getting a Virpil. Though VKB is also nice.

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My primary is a Pro Flight Trainer Puma helicopter controllers.my backup is

TM Warthog stick with two extensions and a stock throttle and vkb. Mark 4 rudder pedals. For play a vkb gladiator stick


Others: saitek x-56(pos imo) , saitek yoke, dual throttle quadrants, saitek pedals, 2x saitek radio panels, saitek switch panel, saitek multi panel. Saitek trim wheel.


Note: I marcked the tm because it was the closest to what I use an other option with the ability to add. Would be nice

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WarBRD with Warthog Grip

Warthog Throttle

MFG Crosswind Rudder Pedals


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TM Cougar stick (modded base gimbal) with TM Warthog Throttle, but also have the Logitech G940 for FFB and Saitek X65 (both not on the list).

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