Which is better, Joystick or Keyboard?

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  1. AviationMan20

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    I don't know which one to use. It seems to me that a joystick works the best since this is a flying game.
     
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    joystick.
     
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    Yeah, keyboard is a lot harder to do tilts and curving turns very well. It's not very smooth. But I still use it for many flying games.
     
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    Joystick.

    Saitek X52 with rudder pedals if you've got some cash to waste - but it is really the best stick available - you have your hands in the right places, not all hunched up on one little stick!
     
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    Joystick..

    I use the Saitek ST 290 Pro with stick twisting rudder controls...
     
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    Joystick obviously. Try to find one with a twisting stick for rudder, or better, with rudder pedals.
     
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    Joystick, definitely.

    Saitek X52 as many others suggest if you can spend more than $100, or the new Saitek Aviator if your budget is around $40
     
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    microsoft sidewinder2 is good 9 buttons and throttle
     
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    joystick for sure way easier to fly and fire weopens
     
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    Joystick. Will put my joystick model later.
     
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    Try a logitec extreme 3d pro.around $30 dollars ,works great!
     
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    CH Products Flight Sim yoke with separate rudder pedals.
     
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    Joystick, mine's a Saitek Cyborg Evo.
     
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    :) type a letter with your joystick and i'll fly a plane with my keyboard :)
     
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    Joystick ( Microsoft FF2) for IL2 1946

    Joystick and keyboard for Flight Simulator X, at times i use the pedals (CH)

    Ciao
     
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    Joystick.
    You're going to get trouble manoeuver with keys.

    Regards,
    Lalja
     
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    MSFS.......Joystick.....(because it's begin with "Joy"-->"enjoy")

    P.S. BF 1942,2......Keyboard and mouse.
     
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    Joystick by far...

    Logitech Wingman Force Feedback is great fun to use.
    I picked that up for $100
     
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