Browsing: Hardware & Cockpit

A new generation of Flight Simulator has always been intricated with hardware upgrades and PC performance. With the new video of Hardware Unboxed, you will have a more precise idea of your current graphic card power or what kind of new graphics card you should look at, depending on your monitor resolution, your budget and the performance in MSFS that you expect. At simFlight, we confirm with our own experience what we’ve heard from many hardware specialists on YouTube and in the hardware medias, the best ratio of performance/budget are currently the Nvidia RTX 2070 Super, or AMD RX 5700…

October 22nd is the new release date planned by Thrustmaster for their upcoming throttle unit to complete the TCA Sidestick Airbus Edition. Their TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition equipped with – deactivable – detents for “Idle” / “Climb” / “Flex” & “TO-GA”, plus Engine Master Switches with Start button were initially announced for September 24th.

The fantastic lookinkg and new TCA Sidestick Airbus Edition can stand on your desk after your order at simMarket. It is designed to fit perfectly with both right and left handed pilots needs. You can modify and switch trigger modules at the head of the joystick. Native integration with the upcoming FS2020 and its compatibility with T.A.R.G.E.T software of Thrustmaster to allow the commands mapping for each aircraft are also very interesting features. First impressions video by Frooglesim :

Thrustmaster announced and released new hardware devices for flight simulation, under Airbus Licence : TCA Sidestick Airbus Edition : 64.99 GBP / 69.99 EUR A total of 16 buttons Hat Switch Twist feature Trigger behind the stick (makes your unit also suitable for air combat simulation) adaptable for right / left hand modular TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition : 89.99 GBP / 99.99 EUR Realistic (and deactivable) detents “Idle” / “Climb” / “Flex” & “TO-GA”. Engine Master Switches with Start button Combine and connect two units together for 4 engines aircraft control and TCA Officer Pack Airbus…

If you have missed the video published in April, HoneyComb shows a bit more about their throttle unit to be released after this summer, the Bravo Throttle Quadrant. You can see how to set more or less tight on the throttle axis, and what are the different levers included to adapt the device for the kind of aircraft you fly. Their yoke Alpha Flight Control is already in stock at simMarket.

For the Bravo Throttle Quadrant, Honeycomb will sell beside an optional Throttle Pack for Airbus™ A319 – A380, to allow a more realistic feeling and thrust levers replica of the Airbus powered by 2 or 4 engines. Although there won’t be detents for the thrust modes, the reversers are functional (with detent), along the Auto Thrust disconnect, with flaps and speed brakes levers. Bravo Throttle Quadrant will be required of course. Both are planned for launch in September / October 2020, with pre-orders open 30 days before delivery. Bravo Throttle Quadrant : 249.99 US$ Throttle Pack for Airbus™ A319 –…

Thrustmaster is a serious manufacturer and known by the majority of simmers for their products appreciated world wide to fit the needs of advanced controls for our simulators. simMarket has now in stock the following products dedicated to the flight simulator, including sticks, rudder pedals, Hotas : F/A-18C HORNET™ – HOTAS ADD-ON GRIP HOTAS WARTHOG T.16000M FCS FLIGHT PACK T.16000M FCS HOTAS T.16000M FCS STICK T.FLIGHT RUDDER PEDALS TPR: THRUSTMASTER PENDULAR RUDDER

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