Total Nerd The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick  

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List Rules Any joystick, flight stick or flight control system used for gaming. Add any controls missing.

The ultimate control for your flight sim, action shooter or FPS vehicle isn't always the most expensive setup. Sometimes it all comes down to a spring here, some recentering there, or a dual engine throttle. These are the best, the cream of the crop, the top guns in flight control. How will you rate their performance?

Voted by gamers, for gamers.

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Logitech Extreme 3D Pro is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
When the pressure is on, your stick performance is the difference between victory and total oblivion. The Extreme 3D Pro twist handle joystick will never let you down. The 12 programmable buttons and 8-way rubber hat switch give you optimum control, personalized to your taste. Whether youre dropping bombs at a distance or firing guns in a dog fight, the stable and precise Extreme 3D Pro will have you dominating the enemy in no time.

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Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas X is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Thrustmaster - Thrustmaster is a designer and manufacturer of interactive entertainment hardware and accessories for PC and game consoles. Wide hand-rest for optimal comfort. Programmable: the 12 buttons and 5 axles are entirely programmable. (*) This joystick is not distributed under licence or with the approval of Microsoft Corporation, Ubisoft, 505 Games.

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Saitek X52 Pro Flight System C... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Saitek X52 Pro Flight System All the features of the X52 combined with premium engineering and advanced Multi-Function Display (MFD) for real flying interaction. 2 dedicated MFD buttons and 2 rotary dials with in-built buttons to control additional game functionality; MFD displays data directly from games, including Radio Stack...

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Thrustmaster Hotas Warthog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
ThrustMaster - The Thrustmaster HOTAS Warthog Flight Stick is a Joystick replica of the U.S. Air Force A-10C attack aircraft flight stick. This stand-alone HOTAS Warthog joystick comes from the creator of the original HOTAS concept and the worldwide benchmark flight sim controllers: the HOTAS Cougar and the HOTAS Warthog.

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Saitek X52 Flight Control Syst... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Saitek X52 Flight Control System The World's most advanced flight controller The X52 Flightstick and Throttle combination give the most realistic flying experience ever. With the feature-laden Throttle and Stick split into two separate units, the X52 delivers ideal flying position. Programmability and illuminated Multi-Function Display expand the possibilities for Sim Pilots everywhere.

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Saitek PRO Flight X-65F Combat... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Product Description: Rule the skies with the latest Saitek X series controller - the Saitek Pro Flight X-65F Control System. Custom engineered from high grade metal castings, this is a system that is built to withstand many combat engagements. The number of controls available will cater for any pilot's needs, but the true innovation resides within the stick itself - Force Sensing technology.

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Saitek Aviator is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Saitek Aviator Get on your enemy's 'six', chalk up another kill and rule the skies with the Saitek Aviator - the best way to play flight games on your Playstation 3 and PC. The Aviator gives you total accuracy and complete control, improving the way you play air combat games, heightening realism and enhancing gameplay.

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Mad Catz F.L.Y.5 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Newly upgraded from the previous generation, the former Cyborg X Stick is now the F.L.Y 5 Flight Stick! The Cyborg F.L.Y 5 for PC gives you unrivalled adjustability, comfort and performance. The Cyborg F.L.Y 5 builds on years of Cyborg innovation, combining precision engineering, cutting edge design and unique features to offer the ultimate control solution for flight and space games on your PC.

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Mad Catz V.1 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Mad Catz V.1 Plug in the Mad Catz V.1 Stick and get total control over your aircraft, your weapons and your enemy.

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Logitech Attack 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
No matter how you like to fly, the Logitech Attack 3 Joystick will give you maximum control with minimum hassle. As soon as you wrap either hand around the comfortable handle, youll immediately feel the smooth performance and precise control that tell you one important fact this is no ordinary joystick.

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CH Products Flightstick Pro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
CH Products - The CH Flightstick Pro is the legacy controller where it all began. With three axes, four buttons and a one 8-way POV hat switch, this comfortable ambidextrous controller gives you just enough functions to satisfy your needs.

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Microsoft Sidewinder Precision... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Microsoft Sidewinder Precision Pro Microsoft Side Winder Precision Pro - Joystick - 7 button(s) - black

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Mad Catz Pacific Aviator is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Styled after WWII combat aircraft and custom-crafted to perform with Damage Inc. Pacific Squadron WWII, the Pacific AV8R FlightStick imparts the sensation of true flight. With a soft-touch rubber finish for extreme comfort during extended missions and a grip similar to those found in historic military planes, the precise control required to conquer the enemy and rule the skies is in your hands.

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Saitek X45 Digital Throttle & ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Saitek X45 Digital Throttle & Stick The SAITEK X45 Digital Throttle & Stick combination, combined with contemporary flight-sim or gaming software, provides the most realistic flying experience available. Combining pro-feature content with authentic aeronautical styling, both Throttle and Stick propel gameplay to another level, supplying an impressive instrument set to complete the most complicated of maneuvers.

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Thrustmaster T-16000M is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Thrustmaster T-16000M Thrustmaster T-16000M (16K X 16K Stick Resolution) PC Flight Stick. H.E.A.R.T. HALLEFFECT ACCURATE TECHNOLOGY is the name of the new technology developed by Thrustmaster. This technology, built into the T.16000 M joystick, relies on 3D Hall Effect magnetic sensors located on the stick. These sensors deliver precision levels 256 times greater than most current systems, allowing over 16,000 different values on each axis i.

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CH Products Combatstick 568 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick

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Saitek ST90 Joystick is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Saitek ST90 Joystick Joystick with futuristic retractable tripod legs for maximum stability and convenient storeage. USB "plug and play" simplicity. Unique design and styling to provide gamers with the winning formula at any level. Stick acceleration is aided with dual mode digital throttle complemented by visual LED indicators.

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Microsoft Sidewinder Force Fee... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback 2

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Thrustmaster USB is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Thrustmaster USB ThrustMaster - Thrustmaster USB Flightstick - The only entry-level joystick with a point of view button.

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HORI Flight Stick 3 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Hori - Recommended for all fans of flight simulation games. Experience real flight controls with comfort using separated main stick and throttle control. Throttle features an added rubber coating to maximize grip and comfort, and the throttle response can be adjusted and customized to your liking. Buttons can be programmed and you can save up to 3 customized settings.

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PS3 Cyborg F.L.Y. 9 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Elevate your game with Mad Catz' Cyborg F.L.Y. 9 Wireless Flight Stick for PlayStation 3. Combining a cutting-edge design with unparalleled adjustability, the modifiable components-complete with an adjustment tool which nestles safely within the base-allow you to find the ideal configuration to suit your hand size.

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Saitek ST290 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Saitek ST290 Radical design and styling to provide gamers precision and style. 3-position Handle Adjustment fits all hand sizes. Adjustable Palm Rest and central level throttle for left- or right-handed gaming.

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SPEEDLINK Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Speedlink - A joystick for EXTREME user! This joystick has been especially designed for extreme stresses and offer extra robustness and durability due to high-quality construction. Vibration effects make playing games being a pure pleasure! The trigger with integrated microswitch offers extra long life and functionality.

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Thrustmaster T-Flight Stick X is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
ThrustMaster - Thrustmaster T-Flight Stick X for PS3/PC. 2 Default Configurations PC: Flight Simulator X (*) by Microsoft® , the most popular flight simulatorPS3: Blazing Angels (*) by Ubisoft®. Unique: Plug & Play device offering extremely simple and quick installation, with all features preconfigured for immediate and hassle-free take-off!

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Logitech Freedom is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
It's called a "joy" stick for a reason and in this case it's due to the exhilaration and freedom of gaming cordlessly. This ultra-responsive cordless joystick features an easy-twist handle with aluminum trigger and weighted rubber base. The high-speed 2.4 GHz receiver (included) connects to your USB port to deliver reliable, lag-free performance up to 20' away.

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Logitech WingMan Extreme Digit... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Gaming Flight Stick
Get a grip on your favorite computer games with the Logitech WingMan Extreme Digital 3D Joystick. WingMan Extreme features a twist-handle design for enhanced performance, versatile hand-grip positions, innovative thumb sweep for quick access to 7 programmable buttons and eight-way hat switch, high-precision throttle and handle lock.