State-of-the-art flight simulation fighter joystick and throttle set.
Few - if any - flight simulation products on the market today blur the lines between fantasy and reality as much as Saitek Industries' one-of-a-kind X52 Pro Flight Control System. Building upon the unbelievably capable X52 Flight System, the X52 Pro brings PC gamers twice the number of non-contact, magnetic hall sensors for even better response, smoother control input, and exceptional accuracy that's frighteningly similar to the hardware found in actual aircraft. It also boasts a completely programmable, user-customizable MFD screen that brings users the ultimate in personalization so they can aviate exactly as they prefer. Both the throttle and joystick feature an insane amount of multifunctional buttons, control knobs, and switches that rival the most capable cockpit components in use in real-world 21st Century aviation.
Connects via a USB 2.0 port and is compatible with Windows XP/XP64/Vista (all versions)/Windows 7/Windows 8 and Mac OSX operating systems. The absolute best, most realistic computer aviation hardware you'll find anywhere - at an equally unbelievable price!
From the Manufacturer
The most fully integrated Stick and throttle flight controller: built to meet the demands of the best virtual pilots in the world!
The MFD screen, first introduced on the X52 Flight Controller, is now interactive. Now you can display important in-game information such as the Radio Stack and interact with your games directly. Shipping with support for Microsoft's Flight Simulator X, there's also a Software Development Kit (SDK) included which allows budding programmers to create interactions with their own favorite games. See what's been created already on our forum.
Chose between night-friendly red, green or amber illumination for the different LED buttons on the controller. Using the SDK, you can also program the LEDs to react to conditions in your game such as flashing red during a stall or changing color when pressed. Now there's a huge number of possibilities for even greater interaction between your controller and the simulation.
New metal parts increase durability and the unique dual-spring mechanism provides a progressive spring force on the stick's movement, making it more resistant the further you move it from centre. The X52 Pro uses the same magnetic hall sensor, non-contact technology as the X52 but we've doubled the number of sensors to improve response. The smooth movement and enhanced control give you unparalleled accuracy and bring you even closer to reality.
Precision centering mechanism, non-contact technology on X and Y axes and constant spring force reduce free play, improve control and increase durability2-stage metal trigger; 2 primary buttons in 1 convenient position4 fire buttons including missile launcher with spring-loaded safety cover for instant accessConveniently positioned metal pinkie switch provides shift functionality to double up on programmable commands2 X 8-way Hat Switches3D rudder twist3-position rotary mode selector switch with LED indicators3 spring-loaded, base-mounted toggle switches for up to 6 programmable flight commands5-position handle adjustment system to suit all hand sizes
Progressive throttle with tension adjustment, detents for afterburner and idle2 fire buttonsScroll wheel with built-in buttonMouse controller / hat switch with left mouse button8-way hat switch2 x rotary controlsSmooth-action slider controlClutch button initiates 'safe mode' to allow on-the-fly profile selection, or to display button functionality without activating
Connectivity: USB 2.0Windows XP, XP64 and Windows Vista (all versions)
/ 5 based on
I have been flightsimming for more than 20 years now and this really is the best joystick I have ever operated!
The only thing is, the base of the stick with the plate it slides across are both made of aluminium. When using the same metals on each other they 'bite' into each other. So when I need to apply 'finger pressure', I have to first gently yank the stick out of the 'bite'. Trying to steadily hover a helo is for that reason near to impossible.
I asked Saitek how to lubricate, hoping that would improve the situation; they suggested candlewax. That helped a little but not enough. I use copious amounts of normal bearing grease now (by lack of something better as easily available to me), which is an improvement. But because of the same-metal 'biting', I have to grease the touching parts quite often.
The display, however, is not very useful at all. Before I had the Multi-Function Panel I tried using that built-in display and operate AP settings, but it is too troublesome; by the time values were properly changed I had already crashed.
- Shulin City, AL
Sep 16, 2011
The Perfect Match
After days of research and reading reviews I at last settled on the X52 Pro as the joystick for me. After having some time to get to know the instrument I have to say: it was worth every cent. The joystick and throttle themselves are sturdy and well-made with quality and longevity clearly being near the top of the design priorities. There are quite a few buttons but none of them feel out of place or awkward as the whole system seems to flow together very nicely. The configuration software is equally impressive by allowing for easy and intuitive programming and loading of profiles. The MFD display still seems to lack any serious utility (as did the X52) but its far from a deal-breaker. The feel of the joystick is perfect for the realism and deft receptiveness I've been seeking and its a piece of hardware I plan to have with me for a long time.
Dec 4, 2014
Order with Confidence
Returns of purchases made today will be accepted through
Sunday, April 23, 2017
if they meet the terms of our standard
Lowest Price Guarantee
PilotMall.com features more than 8,000 products from the traditional to the innovative for the appreciation, maintenance and operation of aircraft. We strive to offer our customers the lowest prices and greatest selection of pilot supplies, educational material and aviation gifts. Please provide some basic info and we'll do our best to beat the lowest price that you've seen!
Lowest Price Guarantee Form
Orders for merchandise In Stock
in our Lakeland, Florida warehouse typically
ship same-day if ordered by 3:00 PM Eastern. We offer numerous shipping options based on the
speed of delivery that you require. You will be prompted to select your desired shipping method
Flying is Freedom
Limited-edition series that exemplifies the essence of aviation.
|If you love it, Earn Points and get it for free!|
Loyal customers earn 1 point for every $10.00 spent in our store. Visit our Rewards Program
If you can't live without it, Buy It Now!
Click the links below to order today.
|Flying is Freedom Thumbs-Up Sticky Book|
|You'll never be at a loss for a quick self-adhesive note or marker again. Decorated with our Flying is Freedom logo, this little top-drawer gem should be standard desk material.|
|$4.99 or 25 Points|
|Flying is Freedom Navy Ball Cap|
|Wear your flying affiliation with pride. Our classic-styled cotton ball cap tells the world you'd rather be flying.|
|$19.99 or 100 Points|
|Flying is Freedom Wide Mouth 16oz Mug|
|Our handmade-in-the-U.S. mug is handsome, and holds a good slug of your favorite roast or blend. Kitchen safe, and made entirely with non-toxic materials, this will be your favorite mug for years to come.|
|$29.99 or 150 Points|
|Flying is Freedom MA-1 Flight Jacket|
|A classic, lightly insulated jacket, our MA-1 features our understated, nostalgic Flying is Freedom logo emblazoned on the left front.|
|$59.99 or 300 Points|
|Flying is Freedom Playing Card Set|
|Two sets of casino-quality playing cards and five dice are included in this set, neatly housed in a beautiful hardwood box emblazoned with our nostalgic Flying is Freedom logo.|
|$59.99 or 300 Points|