The legendary ambidextrous Flightstick Pro USB from CH Products, the leading manufacturer of joysticks, is compatible with both Macs and PCs and utilizes quality Milspec level industrial components & the latest in flight control technology. With three axis of control, four buttons and an eight way hat switch, this joystick offers all primary flight controls and the buttons you need to completely immerse yourself into your virtual aircraft of choice. You'll be in total command of all aircraft functions with this sticks three axes as each of these represents a different vital aircraft function, so you have the ability to control aileron and elevator movement, as well as adjust your throttle settings via the side wheel. The four easy to reach push buttons grant you instant access to weapons, landing or navigation systems, or whatever other aircraft function you'll need to interact with. Perhaps you have no need for weapons master arm switches? No worries! Set your buttons to retract landing gear, set flaps or even talk to air traffic control managing the skies above your destination airfield. The eight way point of view hat switch ensures you'll have instant view switching so you can look around your virtual world with complete ease. However, view changes are only one of the useful functions the hat switch provides and you can also remap these eight directions to just about any other function or button your simulator uses. A popular alternative is to use the hat to control radar cursor movement in modern combat aircraft sims. In total, the Flightstick Pro USB offers a total of eighty programmable functions with the included control manager software. Installation is a breeze, just connect it to an available USB jack and you're ready to go! Ease of use is the key, so there are no drivers to download - the Flightstick Pro works with both Mac and PC operating systems and the seven foot USB cord makes it easy to position where it is most comfortable and accessible during long flights. Constructed from sturdy components offering years of solid use and with a large sturdy base that keep it firmly in place during your simulation sessions, there is no better solution for added realism and increased enjoyment of flight simulation titles available. This robust, quality military specification level CH Products joystick offers an industry leading two year warranty and is fully compatible with all Microsoft operating systems from Windows98 onwards in both 32 and 64bit versions. Please note that the included CH Products control manager software is not Mac compatible and this yoke works as USB device only on Mac systems, however you can still reassign or remap the buttons and axis from within most game titles.