There is no dearth of flight simulator games but when we talk of a flight simulator cockpit or even flight simulator yokes, throttle, lever and other controls, the choices aren’t galore. Virtual flight simulators are fun as anyone who has played a video game or tried one of the consoles with typical keyboard or joystick would vouch for. However, flight simulator cockpit kits are in a different league. The sheer thrill, the physical actions and the holistic experience pave the way for impeccable satiation. Here are a few brief reviews of the best flight simulator cockpits selling on Amazon at the moment.
Developed by GTR Simulator, this home flight simulator cockpit comes with adjustable racing seats, steering wheel supports with impeccably precise design, pedals, shifter, a powder coated frame and a single/triple monitor stand. You could opt for a single or triple monitor stand. This flight simulator cockpit for sale comes unassembled and you can install the console with the help of a few simple screws. You don’t need to be very deft with screws and assembly to install this console.
The GTR CRJ home flight simulator is a bestseller. It has an exceptional payload and offers a thrilling experience. The comfortable seat is stable and reliable. It is good value for your money. The precision of the various components of the console including the accuracy of the positioning, the leveling and the ergonomics, everything will leave you indelible impressed. Not only does this flight simulator home cockpit feel real but its sophistry, elegance and state of the art features will impress even licensed pilots.
The console weighs seventy pounds. It dimensions of 54 inches by 22 inches by 52 inches are just the realistic setup you would want. The backrest of the seat is adjustable. There are rails beneath the seat so you can slide forward and back, the yoke system can be removed and you can use a keyboard along with a mouse for other games and the flight simulator cockpit kits even come with two wrenches to assist you in the installation process.
By many accounts this home flight simulator cockpit for sale comes as close you would get to a real flying experience using a console and simulator.
The ProFlight Cockpit Package from Flying City has an adjustable racing seat and a rectangular tubing steel frame with universal yoke or avionics table preinstalled to sport Saitek ProFlight yoke and avionics, the pedal base is preinstalled to hold Saitek rudder pedals and you also have the opportunity to use the standard keyboard and mouse for other races you choose to partake in.
The ProFlight Cockpit Package is certainly one of the easiest flight simulator cockpits for sale. The compatible game comes with twenty four thousand airports around the world that allow you to test your navigation acumen in addition to examining your taking off, flying and landing skills. This flight simulator home cockpit assures you a realistic experience. The reinforced rectangular steel tube frame ensures durability and stability. The setup is adaptable courtesy its multiple adjustment knobs and existing drilled holes for customization. The ProFlight Monitor Stand allows you to have one two three monitors so you can get a realistic view from the cockpit. You might want to get the additional yoke mount and other controls for the complete experience. Given the price, it is not surprising why they are excluded from the ProFlight Cockpit Package.
The ProFlight home flight simulator cockpit weighs ninety pounds, the package shipped to your address weighs a hundred and twenty pounds, the set up measures 60 inches by 36 inches by 45 inches and there is ample support from the manufacturer NR Enterprises INC. The sturdy frame, the simple assembling, the comfortable flying experience and the customizability are all surefire reasons to impress any aspiring pilot, flight simulator enthusiast and even professional or retried pilots.Volair Sim Universal Flight/Racing Simulation Cockpit with Single/Triple Monitor Mounts
Volair Sim is one of the best known names in the realm of home flight simulator cockpit. This flight simulator cockpit comes with an adjustable racing seat mounted on a durable steel frame, there are optional armrests should you want them and they come separately, you can have one monitor of up to fifty inches or you can have three monitors, each measuring thirty two inches.
There is a dual right/left yoke cum shifter mounts. These are pre-drilled, compatible with Saitek quadrant, trim wheel, Saitek X-52 and X-56, Thrustmaster HOTAS Warthog, Logitech G27 shifter and Fanatec shifter. There is a universal yoke cum steering wheel cum avionics table with pre-drilled holes, compatible with Saitek Pro Flight yoke and avionics, Thrustmaster T500RS racing wheels, Logitech kits and an adjustable keyboard and mouse tray. There is preinstalled center stick mount to host a Saitek X-52 or Thrustmaster Warthog. The console also has an adjustable rudder cum pedal base predrilled to host Logitech racing pedals or you could opt for Fanatec Pedals.
Volair Sim flight simulator cockpit is the first of its kind since its chassis is the first flight and simulation chassis in the world to have been pre-configured in the factory to be compatible with flight and racing simulation accessories from Saitek, Logitech and CH Products. This home flight simulator cockpit weighs 128 pounds and measures 42 inches by 26 inches by 26 inches. This console works really well for flight simulation as well as other racing games. It is also ideal for recreational computing or gaming.
There are substantial differences among these three models. The prices vary but not too much so it would really boil down to the quality of construction, the features and components, the flight experience and the durability of the console. You may also refer to user reviews before taking a final call. Do consider the simulators you would like to try and the racing games that you usually play as you compare the specs and compatible accessories.