FORUM Forums Products CLS-E Joystick Thrustmaster HOTAS F/A 18 grip Compatibility

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    I just bought the CLS-E joystick and I currently have the Thrustmaster HOTAS F/A 18 grip. I only see the Warthog as the only option for the grip from Thrustmaster. Is there a plan to make the Joystick compatible with the F/A 18 and F16 Viper grips from Thrustmaster?



    The F/A 18 grip works exactly the same as the Warthog grip so you can just choose the Warthog option ūüôā
    It’s a bit confusing and we might add a separate option in the future.
    Regarding the F16 grip:
    According to users in TM forums it’s also exactly the same grip as the Warthog (literally, even physically) and just marketed towards the DCS F16 community, so it will work also with the Warthog option.

    kind regards


    Thank you Michael for your response. I was able to get the Thrustmaster F/A 18 grip to slightly work. I am having issues with the connection, the buttons are not working most of the time. The buttons would work for a bit when I slightly loosen the joystick and grip interface lock, but the buttons would stop working again after few minutes and after making movements to the joystick during flight.


    That’s strange. Can you tell me the device serial please? It starts with GER…
    Also let’s move this conversation over to We can help you to resolve the issue better via email.

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