How to Use "Logitech Attack 3" on a FSX

Updated March 23, 2017

Logitech Attack 3 is a joystick for use with PC games that have joystick compatibility and for use with video game emulators that allow you to use a joystick. Flight Simulator X, or FSX, is a Microsoft Windows simulation game that allows you to become a virtual pilot. You control the cockpit and every aspect of the aeroplane of your choice. If you want to use Logitech Attack 2 on FSX, you must access the "Settings" option within FSX.

Connect your Logitech Attack 3 joystick to an open USB port on your PC.

Open FSX. A Desktop icon for FSX should be on your desktop. Double-click the icon to open the game.

Click "Options" and then "Settings." Then click "Controls" and then"Joystick Axis" to configure your joystick. Press a button on your Attack 3 to assign a command for that button. To confirm your settings, click "OK."

Click the "Back" button to go to the "Controls" screen. Click the tab that says, "Buttons/Keys." A list appears that display each aircraft control, such as taxi control and in-air controls. Double-click on one of the controls you want to configure and then press a button on the Attack 3. Click "OK" to confirm the configuration.

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