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Hello I'm Keegan!Real world pilot and owner of Pilot Resources and More!As a young boy, I gazed ever skyward and forever dreamed of slipping the bonds of earth. My ever present dream for flight has taken me on a journey through challenges, perseverance, encouragement and excitement. This is my story:I started my journey in March 2015 with the purchase of several saitek simulator components. After familiarizing myself with the basic controls, I jumped into real world training with both feet. I bought a real airplane! As you might tell in the picture to the left, I don't look very old, and in all honesty, I'm really not. In fact this picture was taken when I was just 16. (I couldn't even drive back then) So how on earth did I afford an airplane? Well, for four years before this picture was taken, I ran my own business.
Yes, I was just 12 years old when I started selling coins. But wait, I'm getting off point. Did I save some monumental amount of money selling coins, and shell out some 60k for an airplane? No! Although I had a few thousand from selling coins, it was pennies toward the enormous cost of a plane. But with the help of 8 friends, we all split the cost of the gorgeous Cessna 172 pictured above.My training lasted just over one year. I first flew solo in October 2015. A few months later, training was going great, I had 60 hours of rigorous training under my belt and I was looking forward to taking my final test and getting my licence when WHAM! Out of the blue a pilot in the area made us a big cash offer on our plane. Just like that, our beautiful plane was gone. With my share of the plane sold, I rented another plane nearby and finished my training. I received my licence for single engine land aircraft on 7/27/16. Since then, I've never stopped encouraging others to experience the thrill of flight!
Now I have a website dedicated to flight simmers and real world pilots. http://www.pilotresourcesandmore.com/
The advice I have been given by Michael Brown from XforcePC is to download the latest drivers from Saitek (Logitec) and install rather than use the drivers supplied with the individual Saitek item. The Saitek site can be found at http://www.saitek.com/uk/down/drivers.php
Michael has also produced a number of informative Youtube videos whereby he not only uses Saitek products but he is using them with X-Plane 11. The company, XforcePC, is the recommended PC supplier in the USA by Laminar Research (X-Plane developer). The Youtube link can be found at https://www.youtube.com/user/col2mab/videos?sort=dd&view=0&shelf_id=0
The short answer from me is that Saitek products work with X_plane 11.
Hope this helps.
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