• Mad Catz and Cessna Team Up

    New Product from Mad Catz

    Mad Catz, under the brand name Saitek, has released another set of realistic flight controls at a price that can fit most budgets, but this time there is an added dimension of realism. The Cessna name brand is emblazoned across each of the officially licensed modular components of the Pro Flight Cessna Series.


    Mad Catz® Announces Shipping of Licensed Cessna® Pro Flight Products
    New Range Replicates Controls Found In Cessna 172 Skyhawk® Aircraft

    San Diego – July 19, 2011 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. ("Mad Catz") (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today the shipping of a new range of licensed PC Pro Flight products based on the Cessna brand of general aviation aircraft and being launched under the Company's Saitek™ simulation brand.

    "The Cessna range of Saitek Pro Flight products supports our initiative to reach new customers and enhances our position in the flight simulation market." said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. "We believe that leveraging our Saitek Pro Flight products with a brand as recognizable as Cessna will open up a sizable new audience of flight schools, pilots and flight enthusiasts and is consistent with our strategy to build specialty products that evoke a passionate consumer response."

    Products shipping as part of the Cessna Pro Flight range include the Cessna Yoke, Cessna Rudder Pedals and the Cessna Trim Wheel.

    PRODUCT FEATURES - Price $199.99
    • Accurate 1:1 scaled yoke handle found in Cessna® light aircraft
    • Durable Stainless Steel shaft with precision bearings gives smooth and predictable elevator and aileron control
    • Used with the supplied ST Programming software, integrated mode switch trebles the number of controls you have at your fingertips
    • Separate throttle quadrant with additional switches to configure any combination of throttle, flaps, mixture or prop pitch. Mount on top, in front of your desk, pilot or co-pilot side so that the controls are exactly where you want them
    • Unique, 2-position desk clamp keeps your yoke and quadrant securely fixed no matter how extreme the flying conditions
    • POV Hat Switch
    • 3-position Mode Switch
    • 3 axis levers on Quadrant
    • 16 buttons, 3 lever detent buttons

    PRODUCT FEATURES - Price $49.99
    • 9 Turns of revolution - Re-creates the genuine Cessna control movement
    • Trim Wheel can be mounted either on top or in front of your desk

    PRODUCT FEATURES - Price $199.99
    • Authentic Cessna® Pedals with independent toe brakes
    • Rudder Axis - With self-centering mechanism
    • Independent brake axis - Allows for precise control when braking
    • Self centering with adjustable damping
    • Extended foot rest included for added comfort over long flights
    • Smart Technology (ST) programming software allows gamers to configure their controls to suit their preferred gaming style, and to save the configurations as personal profiles

    PRO Flight Cessna® Bundle - Free Switch Panel with purchase
    Price $449.99

    Additional information is available at www.saitek.com/cessna