Looking for the perfect gift for a new flight simmer? This is the ideal starter package!
Microsoft Flight Simulator X Gold Edition
Flight Simulator X is the culmination of nearly 25 years of the landmark Flight Simulator franchise and the most significant addition to date. The 10th addition to the highly successful Flight Simulator franchise, this newest addition will immerse players in a beautifully rich and realistic world, offering a completely new and innovative gaming experience with dozens of new aircraft to choose from, including the AirCreation 582SL Ultralight and Maule M7-260C Orion with wheels and skis. Gamers of all ages, types and skill levels will experience firsthand what it is like to be an aviator traveling the globe either alone or online with others.
*FSX is the base simulator that is required to start flight simming. Other products are available as add-ons to this core product.
Saitek Pro Flight Yoke System with Throttle
Whether you are landing a bush plane on an isolated dirt landing strip, or crossing the Atlantic at the controls of a 747, you will appreciate the quality and realism of Saitek's new Pro Flight Yoke System. Designed based on real aircraft and the feedback of pilots to give the best feel and response.
*A real flight simmer needs real controls. The yoke is the most fundamental piece of equipment that every flight simmer wants. The Saitek Yoke is by far the preferred yoke by flight simmers.
Saitek Pro Flight Pedals
Solidly constructed 3-axis self-centering pedals with adjustable damping, Foot rests adjust to fit all sizes and include non-slip materials, Precise rudder and braking control. Tension adjustment - choose resistance to suit the way you fly. High quality, part metal construction for long life. Advanced SST Programming.
*The next most popular piece of hardware used by flight simmers are rudder pedals. With a yoke & pedal combination, you can essentially be free of using the keyboard for any primary controls, making flight simulation much more realistic.
A complete introduction to flight simulation is available here if you are interested in learning more details about starting out with flight simming.