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What's the easiest to fly heli in MSFS for xbox controller?

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I really would like to get into helicopter flying and doing some exploring, but which helicopter would be the easiest to fly using an xbox controller?


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the freeware H135 works well with Xbox controller - a lot of fun when sightseeing…

but start it up the normal way - then Xbox controller for the rest of the flight from takeoff…

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I don't have an XBox controller but among the MSFS helis I own, the H135 is indeed most easy to fly, even using the advanced flight model. Actually, I find it quite fun to fly.

Kind regards, Michael


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H145 is also very easy to fly, it’s the first sim chopper on any platform to actually keep my attention and keep me from flying fixed wing aircraft, it’s a ton of fun.

Not sure on an Xbox controller though, however if you try the H135 and have success I suspect that would translate to the H145.

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What controller do you use to fly a helicopter with for those who don't have an xbox controller?


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My warthog joystick, plus my regular pedals and throttle 


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I use the Saitek pedals, a Thrustmaster TCA Airbus Stick, and a Saitek quadrant with an extension (originally intended as a throttle for jets) mounted on a little bench left to my seat.

I made separate helicopter profiles for them.

Kind regards, Michael


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