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Thrustmaster F/A-18C Hornet HOTAS Add-On Grip For Cougar & Warthog Bases

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Introducing the Thrustmaster F/A-18C Hornet HOTAS add-on…the perfect addition to your Thrustmaster Cougar or Warthog base

As the name suggests, the Thrustmaster F/A-18C Hornet add-on grip is a replica (1:1 scale) of the REAL fighter stock from the F/A-18C Hornet flown by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

Officially licensed by Boeing, Thrustmaster have done a top job in re-creating the fighter stick from the F/A-18 Hornet.

The industrial-grade, all metal construction looks and feels like the real thing. The level of detail is truly stunning. From the multiple action buttons to the grip and trigger…you’ll feel like you’re flying a real Hornet jet fighter.

Here’s all the cool features packed into the Thrustmaster F/A-18C Hornet HOTAS add-on…

Key features

  • 1:1 scale replica of the fighter stick used in the F/A-18C Hornet flown by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps
  • Officially licensed by Boeing
  • Constructed from industrial-grade metals and plastics
  • 19 action buttons
  • Realistic, 2-step trigger
  • Compatible with the Thrustmaster Cougar and Warthog bases

Scroll up and grab your Thrustmaster F/A-18C Hornet HOTAS add-on now.

Model number: TM-2960812
Manufacturer warranty: 12 months
Compatible with most Thrustmaster Cougar and Warthog bases

1x Thrustmaster F/A-18C Hornet HOTAS add-on
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All Thrustmaster gear is covered by a two year limited warranty. This warranty protects you against manufacturer defaults. 

If for some reason your item doesn't work as expected, simply contact us and we'll either repair your item under warranty...or we may be able to offer a refund/exchange.

Again, if for some reason your item doesn't work as expected, contact us right away and we'll sort out any issues ASAP.

You might have some questions about shipping times and costs. So, let’s cover some of those questions for you here…

How long will it take for my order to arrive?

We’ve partnered with Australia’s fastest couriers to make sure you get your order FAST.

99% of our orders are shipped within one business day. That means if you order on a Monday, we’ll usually ship same day or the next business day (Tuesday).

Your order will usually arrive in 3 to 5 business days. Of course, this depends on where you’re located. If you live in a metro area, you can expect your order to arrive within 3 days.

If you live outside a metro area, you order will usually take a little longer to arrive. We recommend you allow 5 business days for your order to arrive.

The moment your order is on the way, we’ll send you tracking details via email. That means you’ll be able to keep an eye on your order and see where it is at any point in time.

Of course, if you have any questions or queries in relation to your order, simply email us, call (03) 9018 7271 or open the live chat function. We’ll help you in any way we can.

How much is shipping?

Shipping costs depend on item weight and shipping destination. We’ll do everything we can to ensure you receive the best shipping rates available.

Shipping is calculated in checkout. Simply fill in your address details and our shipping calculator will show the final shipping cost.

A lot of items we sell include free shipping. If an item is labelled free shipping, you won’t pay a single cent for shipping.

What if I’m not home when my order arrives?

No stress. If you’re not home, our couriers will drop your order off at the nearest depot or post office. 

Contact details will be left at your door or in your mailbox so you can organise redelivery.

Hey what gives, it’s been more than a week and my order hasn’t arrived. Where is it?

No worries. The first thing we recommend you do is check your tracking details. It may just be that your order was held up a little.

If your tracking details don’t shed any light on where your order is, contact us on (03) 9018 7271 and we’ll help work out where your order is.

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First up, we’ve got a policy here at Gamer Gear Direct we like to call…

100% customer happiness guaranteed (we mean it!)

OK, so the above title might sound a little corny to you, but it’s true. 

We’ll bend over backwards to ensure you are 100% happy and satisfied with everything you buy from us. 

We want you to tell your friends and family about your experience with us (and hopefully that’ll mean they visit our website, too). 

And the only way you’re going to do that is when you’re happy with our service, right?

See, we’re not one of those big box electronics stores with a multi-million marketing budget. Those companies treat you like a number. Because they can afford to! They’ve got money coming out of their ears.

We’re different. We’re a small Aussie business. Every single potential customer that hits our website is precious to us (that includes you). 

So, again, we’ll do everything we can to make sure you’re over the moon with your Gamer Gear Direct shopping experience.

Do you think Harvey Norman can promise that kind of service? Probably not.

But look, you don’t have to take our word for Here’s what our customers are saying about us…

Ashley Woolnough says: ‘I want to say a huge thank you to Blake and the team at Gamer Gear Direct. The service has been absolutely impeccable from the moment I first looked at items to the moment they were delivered. I bothered Blake quite a bit, but nothing was too much trouble and he went above and beyond to help me. 5-star service’.

Joe Platt had this to say: ‘Just want to say how awesome the gaming chair is that we bought. Amazing quality, helpful service and the fastest delivery of an online purchase. Arrived Next Day!’

And this from B. Richardson: ‘Purchased an Audeze headset and it arrived inside two days. Thanks for the fast shipping and great service!’

That’s not an exhaustive list, either. There are plenty more happy customer stories we could share with you.

But let’s move on…

Five-star customer support. We’re just an email, phone call or live chat away. We’re here to help you day or night

‘Officially’ we’re around to support you and help you out with your questions and queries between normal business hours (Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm).

But just between us…we’re pretty much here to help you out around the clock, 7 days a week.

We don’t switch off. For example, it’s not unusual for one of our team to be helping a customer with a shipping request at 9pm at night. 

If you need a hand with anything just email us, call (03) 9018 7271 or open the live chat function and we’ll help you in any way we can.

Shop with confidence! If you don’t like what you’ve ordered you’ve got 30-days to return it. No questions asked (and we’ll even pay the return shipping)

The moment you buy anything from Gamer Gear Direct you’re automatically covered by our 30-day return policy.

This means if you’re not happy for any reason (and reason at all) you can return your item/s for refund or exchange. And we’ll even cover the return shipping.

That means you can shop with confidence. Again, if for any reason you’re not happy just return your items to us for a refund or exchange.

On top of our 30-day return policy, you’re also covered by a manufacturers warranty. Every product we sell is covered by a minimum 6-month warranty (most are covered by a 1 year or better warranty)

So, you can rest assured when you buy from us, you’re buying top quality, brand name products (no crap ‘grey import’ products here)

Super-fast shipping Australia wide. 99% of our orders are shipped with one business day (that’s fast!)

When you’re shopping online, you want your order fast, right? 

We understand that. That’s why 99% of our orders are shipped within one business day from the time you order.

Your order will usually arrive within 3 to 5 business days from the day you ordered. Doesn’t matter whether you order a 50kg racing simulator cockpit or a mousepad, we’ll make sure you get your order in super quick time. We use the fastest couriers in the country to make sure you get your order in record time.

You can track your order the entire time. As soon as your order is on the way we’ll send you an email with tracking details. 

Of course, if you have any questions or queries about your order simply email us and we’ll help you in any way we can.

Every product you buy from Gamer Gear Direct is covered by a minimum 6-month, manufacturer warranty

Nothing worse than buying something online and it’s faulty, right?

That’s exactly why every item we stock is covered by a minimum 6-month warranty. If the product you ordered from us doesn’t work right, simply return it to us and we’ll get it fixed for you under warranty. Or provide you with a replacement item.

Safe and 100% secure checkout. Your private details will never be shared

Our shopping cart is fitted with SSL encryption. That means you data is completely secure when you shop on our website. We don’t save or share any of your payment details.

You might have some questions about shipping times and costs. So, let’s cover some of those questions for you here…

How long will it take for my order to arrive?

We’ve partnered with Australia’s fastest couriers to make sure you get your order FAST.

99% of our orders are shipped within one business day. That means if you order on a Monday, we’ll usually ship same day or the next business day (Tuesday).

Your order will usually arrive in 3 to 5 business days. Of course, this depends on where you’re located. If you live in a metro area, you can expect your order to arrive within 3 days.

If you live outside a metro area, you order will usually take a little longer to arrive. We recommend you allow 5 business days for your order to arrive.

The moment your order is on the way, we’ll send you tracking details via email. That means you’ll be able to keep an eye on your order and see where it is at any point in time.

Of course, if you have any questions or queries in relation to your order, simply email us, call (03) 9000 0545 or open the live chat function. We’ll help you in any way we can.

How much is shipping?

Shipping costs depend on item weight and shipping destination. We’ll do everything we can to ensure you receive the best shipping rates available.

Shipping is calculated in checkout. Simply fill in your address details and our shipping calculator will show the final shipping cost.

A lot of items we sell include free shipping. If an item is labelled free shipping, you won’t pay a single cent for shipping.

What if I’m not home when my order arrives?

No stress. If you’re not home, our couriers will drop your order off at the nearest depot or post office. 

Contact details will be left at your door or in your mailbox so you can organise redelivery.

Hey what gives, it’s been more than a week and my order hasn’t arrived. Where is it?

No worries. The first thing we recommend you do is check your tracking details. It may just be that your order was held up a little.

If your tracking details don’t shed any light on where your order is, contact us on (03) 9000 0545 and we’ll help work out where your order is.

Hey there.

If you’ve clicked on this tab, you’re obviously looking for a reason or two on why you should shop for your gaming goodies at Gamer Gear Direct, rather than those other online stores.

And we’ll (not so) humbly say there’s lots of reasons we think you should shop with us…and not hand over your hard-earned cash at one of those big box retailers like Harvey Norman or JB Hi-Fi. 

First up, we’ve got a policy here at Gamer Gear Direct we like to call…

100% customer happiness guaranteed (we mean it!)

OK, so the above title might sound a little corny to you, but it’s true. 

We’ll bend over backwards to ensure you are 100% happy and satisfied with everything you buy from us. 

We want you to tell your friends and family about your experience with us (and hopefully that’ll mean they visit our website, too). 

And the only way you’re going to do that is when you’re happy with our service, right?

See, we’re not one of those big box electronics stores with a multi-million marketing budget. Those companies treat you like a number. Because they can afford to! They’ve got money coming out of their ears.

We’re different. We’re a small Aussie business. Every single potential customer that hits our website is precious to us (that includes you). 

So, again, we’ll do everything we can to make sure you’re over the moon with your Gamer Gear Direct shopping experience.

Do you think Harvey Norman can promise that kind of service? Probably not.

But look, you don’t have to take our word for Here’s what our customers are saying about us…

Ashley Woolnough says: ‘I want to say a huge thank you to Blake and the team at Gamer Gear Direct. The service has been absolutely impeccable from the moment I first looked at items to the moment they were delivered. I bothered Blake quite a bit, but nothing was too much trouble and he went above and beyond to help me. 5-star service’.

Joe Platt had this to say: ‘Just want to say how awesome the gaming chair is that we bought. Amazing quality, helpful service and the fastest delivery of an online purchase. Arrived Next Day!’

And this from B. Richardson: ‘Purchased an Audeze headset and it arrived inside two days. Thanks for the fast shipping and great service!’

That’s not an exhaustive list, either. There are plenty more happy customer stories we could share with you.

But let’s move on…

Five-star customer support. We’re just an email, phone call or live chat away. We’re here to help you day or night

‘Officially’ we’re around to support you and help you out with your questions and queries between normal business hours (Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm).

But just between us…we’re pretty much here to help you out around the clock, 7 days a week.

We don’t switch off. For example, it’s not unusual for one of our team to be helping a customer with a shipping request at 9pm at night. 

If you need a hand with anything just email us, call (03) 9000 0545 or open the live chat function and we’ll help you in any way we can.

Shop with confidence! If you don’t like what you’ve ordered you’ve got 30-days to return it. No questions asked (and we’ll even pay the return shipping)

The moment you buy anything from Gamer Gear Direct you’re automatically covered by our 30-day return policy.

This means if you’re not happy for any reason (and reason at all) you can return your item/s for refund or exchange. And we’ll even cover the return shipping.

That means you can shop with confidence. Again, if for any reason you’re not happy just return your items to us for a refund or exchange.

On top of our 30-day return policy, you’re also covered by a manufacturers warranty. Every product we sell is covered by a minimum 6-month warranty (most are covered by a 1 year or better warranty)

So, you can rest assured when you buy from us, you’re buying top quality, brand name products (no crap ‘grey import’ products here)

Super-fast shipping Australia wide. 99% of our orders are shipped with one business day (that’s fast!)

When you’re shopping online, you want your order fast, right? 

We understand that. That’s why 99% of our orders are shipped within one business day from the time you order.

Your order will usually arrive within 3 to 5 business days from the day you ordered. Doesn’t matter whether you order a 50kg racing simulator cockpit or a mousepad, we’ll make sure you get your order in super quick time. We use the fastest couriers in the country to make sure you get your order in record time.

You can track your order the entire time. As soon as your order is on the way we’ll send you an email with tracking details. 

Of course, if you have any questions or queries about your order simply email us and we’ll help you in any way we can.

Every product you buy from Gamer Gear Direct is covered by a minimum 6-month, manufacturer warranty

Nothing worse than buying something online and it’s faulty, right?

That’s exactly why every item we stock is covered by a minimum 6-month warranty. If the product you ordered from us doesn’t work right, simply return it to us and we’ll get it fixed for you under warranty. Or provide you with a replacement item.

Safe and 100% secure checkout. Your private details will never be shared

Our shopping cart is fitted with SSL encryption. That means you data is completely secure when you shop on our website. We don’t save or share any of your payment details.

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J.D.

Good product, comfortable, easy to install, some new drivers to download, but no big deal.My one very large gripe is that the seller simply slapped a label directly on the product packaging and threw it in the mail! Are you serious? Do you not have porch pirates wherever you live? If I hadn't been right at the door when the delivery guy showed up, I doubt I'd have ever gotten it. It likely would've walked right off my front porch. Use a box or a shipping envelope or something next time.

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G.R.G.

Very well built as what you expect from thrustmaster. Easy to remove or install when switching between grip types. My only fault would be the price. While price and quality often walk hand in hand I believe the price is a little high for just the grip. Perhaps a discount or rebate should be offered for owners of the rest of the control system as an incentive to purchase. Now, as an ultimate act of hypocrisy, I have no regrets in this purchase at all! I love it so the fact I paid for it is on me. Would also be nice to see a few other handles come out such as the F-14, or other classic aircraft. Heck, maybe offer a gift pack of 3 or 4 handles around popular holidays. Have been buying Thrustmaster gear for 20 years and still love it. Also as a retired USAF aviator, I believe there are some TM sticks which were better built than their real world counterparts.

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C.F.

It's is more than I expected .What a big difference the few extra millimeters in diameter makes ! Its a true 1:1 replica that make your sim driving feel that much more real or accurate .The wheel feels very high quality. The buttons are super tight and make a small but satisfying click compared to a thrustmaster f1 wheel .200 dollars is a lot of money to spend but I found it fully worth it.The only con I can think of is that the suede /alcantera appears to be glued to the rim and not stitched .I use driving gloves so I never feel the rim surface . Kind of a waste since it feels real nice to the touch.I highly recommend this wheel !

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T.

I purchased this flight stick to play AC7 on PC with and was not disappointed. At ~$80 you can’t really beat this thing. Most other flight sticks at this price point don’t offer a separate throttle control. As others have stated the cable that connects the throttle and stick is only about 2-3’, which wasn’t an issue for me at all. If you don’t hard mount it to something and have the controls separated the tension of the stick will probably make it slide around and lean, but I mainly play with them together and didn’t have to worry about that. Plug and play on PC, can’t speak to PS4 or Xbox support.

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E.S.

If you own the Thrustmaster Warthog stick, you'll know exactly what you're getting with this stick. The build quality is over similar quality and has a great feel and weight to it. The button all automatically import into DCS and it is very easy to use. I primarily flight the Harrier and bought this still specifically for that module and can say that it is close enough to the actual Harrier stick you won't notice.The biggest upgrades to this stick over the A-10 Warthog stick is the push button on the hats. 2 of the 4-way hats also have a push down button. Next is the WP-Increment button followed by the 2 way wheel with a click. This isn't actually on the real flight stick but it is incredibly useful especially for control the FOV and zoom on the TGP/Maverick.Any regular Harrier pilot should have this stick.