Komodo Simulations announced two new lightweight control kits

The British manufacturer is now entering a market closer to the home/consumer with the new build.

Komodo has been working on the new line of products for some time and they are very close to release. In fact, shipping is expected to start in July or August, this year.

Komodo Simulations Virtual Blade LitePlease note the image above is not final and it may change.

Check out the official press-release:

New from Komodo Simulations Ltd comes 2 lightweight versions of our controls. The Virtual Blade Lite and Virtual Blade Lite+. The Lite+ having more buttons on the Cyclic, Twist Throttle and buttons on the Collective.

The Virtual Blade Lite is expected to be around £800 (US$1000 or €900) with the Virtual Blade Lite+ expected to be around £1000 (US$1250 or €1100). Pre-orders are planned to start in a couple of weeks with the first units planned to start shipping July/August 2019.

As standard both sets are expected to have dampers on the Cyclic and Collective as well as friction bearings to help the feel and smoothness of the controls. The collective will also have a friction adjuster to help you find that sweet spot of resistance and fluid movement. The Pedals can be easily adjusted forwards and backwards along with the Collective, which can also be adjusted left and right. All axes also come with Hall Sensors as standard.

Sérgio Costa

About Sérgio Costa

Sérgio has been a flight simulation enthusiast for nearly 25 years. His passion with helicopters developed during MSFS 2000 when he discovered the complexity of these aircraft and the challenge it was to control them. Since then he has been primarily a helicopter flight simmer, trying his best not to crash and kill all his virtual passengers. Sérgio is HeliSimmer's editor and writer and one of the Three Grumpy Simmers, a YouTube series and Podcast produced together with YouTubers Bel Geode and NovaWing24, obviously dedicated to flight simulation.

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