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After doing a little research by going through Peter Dowson's FS2002 control documents it looks like you can assign the AXIS_SPOILER_SET control name to one of the axis on a stick for incrementing or decrementing the spoilers. I use the Staitek 45x controller which has a separate throttle device and on it has a couple of axis's that are not currently being used. Just wondering if anyone has tried this?

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It works great, I have been using that function for a long time on my flight yoke.

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Etanin,I am very interested in assigning my spoiler control to my yoke throttle axis. I have a standalone throttle for throttle control. I have FSUIPC installed, could you give me directions to assign my spoiler control to the throttle on my yoke? Thanks!!

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You may want to consider using the other axis for elevator trim.You can assign this via the FS assignments, no need to use the Saitek programming s/ware.Once assigned use FSUIPC to set the sensitivity and null zone, but....Make the assignment before adding the 'LOCKED=1' line in the joystick section of fs2002.cfg.

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I already have the elevator trim assigned to an axis. I tried useing the staitek software and it got me into to much trouble. Now I'm trying to figure what the modes could be used for, if anything.Regards,Bill

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>I tried useing the staitek software and it got me into to much trouble. but when I first got my X36 a couple of years ago I did program it in all three modes.However this old brain couldn't remember what had been programmed :-lol so now I stick to one mode and all switches assigned through FS, apart from a Roger Wilco PTT button.Reading the docs that come with the latest FSUIPC it does look as if you can program buttons a number of different ways depending on the state of another switch so this may work for both the mode switch and the 'pinky' SHIFT button.Best of luck ;)

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