Dozens of Ready-To-Fly community provided online profiles for the most common aircraft. Including but not limited to A2A Simulations, PMDG , Majestic Dash-8 Q400, Aerosoft Airbus


Customize the behavior of your equipment with just a few clicks to suit your needs.


SPAD.neXt not only supports flight simulation like FSX, FSX: Steam Edition, Prepar3d, X-Plane. It comes also with support for SCS Simulations (Euro Truck Simulator 2, American Truck Simulator) and iRacing. More to come...


Download gauges from the inApp gauge market. No more searching for gauges, they are just one click away. With the Virtual FIP feature you can even use gauges without extra hardware, displaying them on a monitor or mobile device.

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Simulation Panel Advanced Drivers: neXt Generation

SPAD.neXt was started as a replacement software for Saitek Flight Simulation Panels ( While Saitek provides drivers for their panels, these have several shortcomings, notably lack of configurability and flexibility. SPAD.neXt closes this gap and provides almost unlimited options to configure your panels not only for use with flight simulation software. Now many other hardware is supported and the high flexibility of SPAD.neXt enables you to take your experience to the neXt level.

Latest News

Jan 2024

SPAD.neXt Release

by Ulrich Strauss
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SPAD.neXt was release to public.

Among many QualityOfLife features it contains support for the miniCOCKPIT miniFCU.

miniCOCKPIT even provided a custom SPAD.neXt firmware for it, so the advancd SPAD.neXt features can be used. Please see this video, on how to get it working with


if you are updating SPAD.neXt from a version older than, you will need to do step updates, as a lot of stuff changed in between the major releases.

To do this, first make sure auto update is disabled, then head over to download-old-versions and  apply updates in order starting with the next major version higher than your current.  (e.g. if you are currently using start with
Download installer, and install it over current installation.
Then start it and load all your profiles once (and save them again) so SPAD.neXt can update them. Then exit and proceed to next version.

Once you reached update and loaded and saved your profiles once, you can reenable AutoUpdate and/or click the "Check for Update" Button to update to most current release.

It is  highly recommended to create  a backup of your profiles folder before doing so!

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SPAD.neXt 0.9.12 Build 85 Release

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What others say about us

I notably like (i) SPAD.neXt's reliablity and (ii) resposiveness of the author in case of questions/proposals

- Michael Basler

I started using the program when it first arrived and been impressed with the ease of use and the support from day one! Run, don't walk to download and try it.

- Dave Lourie

SPAD.neXt is a " must have" software to any Sim builder

- Dmitry "Nemmo" B738 Sim Pilot
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