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Gladiator NXT EVO ‘WWII Combat Edition’

Gladiator NXT EVO ‘WWII Combat Edition’

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Gladiator NXT EVO ‘WWII Combat Edition’

Experience the spirit of wartime aviation with the Gladiator NXT EVO WWII Combat Edition joystick, featuring our GNX KG12 Grip.


  • 1 GNX KG12 Grip
  • 1 GNX EVO Base


Optionally Available

Desk Mounts:

Looking for desk mounts for your Gladiator? Check our UCM Cadet Combo Set, or our Gladiator Stand-Alone UCM Mount.


GNX KG12 'WWII Combat Grip' (Gen.2) Features

Our KG12 'WWII Combat Grip' is engineered for immersive control in WWII combat flight simulators.

Trigger and Levers: Features one folding metal trigger and one pinky metal lever for realistic operation.

Buttons: Includes one bomb release button and one side button.

Hat Switch: Equipped with an 8-way hat switch for enhanced directional control.

Twist Adapter: Comes with a built-in contactless Twist Adapter for rudder axis control.

Securing Mechanism: Includes a hex key and screw to secure the twist adapter in place.


Gladiator NXT EVO Base

The Gladiator NXT EVO Base is designed for precision and versatility:

Precision Control: Equipped with 2 contactless MaRS sensors for accurate X and Y axes movement.

Functionality: Includes an auto-centering 3-position switch, a throttle wheel, and a rotary encoder.

Customization: Features 3 programmable buttons and 2 programmable single-color LEDs for visual feedback.

Durability and Comfort: Smooth gimbal with ball bearings and an adjustable dry clutch to fine-tune the resistance.

Stability: Comes with a tabletop steel baseplate with non-slip rubber pads.

Flexibility: Includes soft (#10), medium (#20), and strong (#30) springs, a spring extractor tool for easy changes, and a complete set of screws and a screwdriver.

Connectivity: Includes a 180 cm (6') USB cable and a cable holder tool for UCM Desk Mount compatibility.


General Gladiator NXT EVO Joystick Specifications

Each Gladiator NXT EVO joystick boasts a durable industrial-grade ABS base and grip with a gimbal made from strong glass-fiber-reinforced PA material, ensuring robust performance. It features a stable steel baseplate with non-slip rubber pads for firm placement. Equipped with high-quality ALPS buttons (Japan OEM) and precise, contactless MaRS sensors, the joystick offers lasting performance and accurate control. Dual 32-bit ARM controllers in both the base and grip enable efficient operation, while firmware updates and profile preferences are easily managed via USB, thanks to its onboard memory.


Video Guides


  • 2 Years



    For video guides and tutorials to get started with our products, check our official VKB YouTube Channel.

    For controller setup, configuration or firmware support, be sure to visit our official Discord Channel. This also provides the quickest turnaround times for answers and solutions. 

    For hardware warranty support, order cancellations or returns, please open a Support Ticket. Please note that your VKB North America Order # is required to open a ticket.





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