A Flight Simulator Joystick
If you want to experience what its like to fly, you are going to first have to invest in a flight simulator game. They are easy enough and inexpensive enough to download from the internet. Your experience can also very much become a family experience as you will find that your son or daughter will soon become entranced in the flight simulation game as well and what could be better than a possible career for them as professional pilots. This certainly could be a fantastic career opportunity and at a downloadable price of way less than one hundred dollars, a very cheap experience to see if there interest in flying can be generated.
In order to get a full flight experience after you have downloaded the game you are going to have to get a flight simulator joystick.
The joystick will connect to your computer easily through a usb port but what to look for when buying a joystick? Firstly its best to spend a little more than less on a simulator joystick, therefore not leading to buyer quality disappointment. The joystick should rotate fully on a 360 degree axis and also it should be an analogue joystich which allows the user to control fuel output. Depending on how much you want to spend you can get the ultimate simulation joystick which will have pedals attached as well. But whatever you are looking for, make sure it has as many programmable features as possible.
Go to your local store and take the budding pilots, your son and daughter with you to help choose which is best for your family. They cost between one to two hundred dollars and there is quite a lot to choose from. Just make sure it has a warranty and everyone is comfortable with all the uses a a simulator joystick provdes and then youll have a lot of fun.