Flight Simulators

This Keyboard Is *Just* For Flight Sim Nerds

This Keyboard Is *Just* For Flight Sim Nerds

Microsoft’s Flight Simulator X was an awesome game nine years ago, but it has enjoyed continued success from a dedicated fanbase — the kind of people with multi-monitor, multi-TV rigs with dedicated rooms. Now FSX has its very own specialised, backlit, custom-made keyboard.

12 Mechanical Flight Sims From Aerospace’s Analogue Era

12 Mechanical Flight Sims From Aerospace’s Analogue Era

And you thought testing the F-117 was a feat? In the days before building a full-scale 737 mock-up in your garage was possible, flight schools and even NASA relied on mechanical simulators to train pilots. Our friends at Oobject have collected 12 of the most advanced simulators of the day.