Flight Velocity Trim Wheel

$79.99

Availability: Out of stock

Product ID: 8582A

This elevator trim wheel is an easy to use addition to your simulator set up and gives you a more realistic and easy-going experience. It is 100% compatible with all of the major flight simulators including X-Plane, Prepar3D, and FSX.  It is compatible with all Flight Velocity panels and older Saitek mounting brackets. 



Installation Instructions

 X-Plane:




• 1. Plug the trim wheel into an available USB port. The computer will automatically...

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This elevator trim wheel is an easy to use addition to your simulator set up and gives you a more realistic and easy-going experience. It is 100% compatible with all of the major flight simulators including X-Plane, Prepar3D, and FSX.  It is compatible with all Flight Velocity panels and older Saitek mounting brackets. 

Installation Instructions
 X-Plane:


• 1. Plug the trim wheel into an available USB port. The computer will automatically recognize the trim wheel.
• 2. Download these two files and copy them into your "\X-Plane 11\Resources\joystick configs" folder. (NOTE: your X-Plane folder could be on your desktop, in your C:\ drive, or some other location you specified during the X-Plane installation process)
• a. Flight Velocity Elevator Trim.joy
• b. Flight Velocity Elevator Trim.png (right-click > Save link as...)
• 3. Start X-Plane, it should recognize the new hardware and prompt you to configure it (If not, click on Settings > Joystick). If desired, you can change the assignments at this time. Search for "Pitch trim" in the search box, then assign the pitch trim up and down to the direction of the wheel you wish to assign those actions.
• 4. Click Apply, Done, then go fly.

Prepar3D:
• 1. Plug the trim wheel into an available USB port. The computer will automatically recognize the trim wheel.
• 2. Start Prepar3D and click Options > Key Assignments
• 3. Ensure that you have "Flight Velocity Trim Wheel" selected as your controller, then search for "Elevator Trim" in the search box.
• 4. Assign the pitch trim up and down to the direction of the wheel you wish to assign those actions.
• 5. Click Ok > Ok, then go fly!
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Great unit for the money
Works great. Just remember it is small than real trim wheel. Also adjust your keyboard sensitivity settings in Windows to faster settings.
https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/136866-change-keyboard-character-repeat-delay-rate-windows.html
May 15, 2020
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where do you download the files / drivers for Trim Wheel to work with X-Plane?
Mark M on May 20, 2020
BEST ANSWER: It should not need drivers. You will need to setup the function of the trim wheel within x-plane software.
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