Logitech introduces 'simulator-grade' flight controller

At E3, Logitech has announced the $299 Flight System G940 for flight-sim enthusiasts. It's one hard-core flight controller.

The $299 Flight System G940 will hit stores in September. Logitech

Flight-sim enthusiasts take note that Logitech has unveiled the $299 Flight System G940 at E3. It's the company's first force-feedback flight simulation controller, and Logitech says that its design and control were inspired by military and commercial planes and helicopters.

Available in September, the G940 is compatible with most popular PC flight simulators, including Microsoft Flight Simulator X, IL-2 Sturmovik: 1946 and Lock On: Modern Air Combat X-Plane 9. Logitech says the force feedback technology allows you to "control your aircraft with confidence as you feel its movement as well as its reaction to air, turbulence, and g-forces."

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