As a TM T.16000 owner—I have the full set consisting of
I recently upgraded the stick to VKB’s Gunfighter II Modern Combat Edition and have been looking for
The Warthog HOTAS has been around for a very long time and its competitors haven’t been asleep. All reports seem to indicate that the new HOTAS manufacturers are incorporating many lessons learned from the Warthog into their controls.
Unfortunately, serious combat flight sim
I like the number and types of buttons and switches. I like the ability to change the RGB ligting. I like the layout of the throttle handle’s buttons, dials, and hats.
Things I don’t like are the price (it’s not inexpensive) and the lack of an afterburner detent. My current TM throttle doesn’t have an AB detent, nor has any throttle I’ve ever used. So… I guess I won’t miss what I don’t have and I’ve yet to have issues with accidentally jumping into
Getting ahold of VirPil’s VPC MongoosT-50CM throttle was neither easy or straightforward.
Long story short, I waited about five months for the chance to purchase this throttle. I had to set a reminder for the date and time (in GMT) of their latest restock, then jump on the website and get my order in. I ended up doing this on my phone while drinking at the local American Legion. Glad I did too—the throttles were all sold out by the following day.
So now, just waiting. I’m assuming it’s being drop-shipped from China, like my VKB stick was. I’ll post my first impressions when it arrives.