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Flight Simulator X or X-Plane 10?

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#1
I just want to know, from others, if there is anyone here who has any experience with either Flight Simulator X or X-plane 10 (or both) - which one is the better?

My simulator setup (for warplanes) is:
CH- Fighterstick
CH- Throttle pro
CH- Pro Pedals

For ordinary planes:
CH- Eclipse yoke and throttle quadrant


I bought all of them second hand, had to repair/change the USB cable on the Eclipse yoke, but now I want a good flight sim to try them out on. Most people have said "get X-Plane", is that better than FSX or just as good?
 
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I would recommend FSX!! There are hundreds and hundreds of awesome addons available.

X-Plane still needs work, and the virtual cockpit leaves a lot to be desired.
 
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It all depends on what type of flying to want to pursue and are addons important, like airports, planes, scenery, etc?
 

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FSX. X-Plane is junk.
 
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Try the demo of each.
 
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Are fly simulators really fun,I know that i played long time ago helicopter game but it was unplayable without right gamestick or gamepad.
 
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#7
You could also look at FlightGear. http://www.flightgear.org/

Can't say how good it is compared to the others, as my knowledge of flight sims are almost zero.

But it's free, so no loss in giving it a try.
 

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X-Plane is slightly more realistic, from what I remember, but FSX has way more mods and add-ons.

I got addicted to playing the AirHauler add-on for a good long while. There is a cheaper version of Airhauler for X-Plane too, but since I prefer FSX I bought the FSX version.
 

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#9
Anyone remember Flight Unlimited?