Jun 15, 2023

Finally made my DIY-F16 Flightstick force sensing

It's done. What started as an idea is now completed.

My Flightstick is now force sensing,that WOW what a difference flying the F-16 in DCS compared to a joystick with a gimbal.

The joystick....and it works


Category: General
Posted by: schnoog

After flying the F-16 in DCS with my DIY F-16 flightstick with an usual gimbal, I decided to give a force sensing type a chance.

And yes, it works. I would say: Even better than expected. It's a completely different feeling to only have a few mm movement in the stick but pulling 6G meanwhile.

Here's how I build that thing