Your point? I don't want to buy a stick that I'm going to use for one game. My interest in PC air combat pretty much copped it with Chuck Yeager's Air Combat (wipes tear).I did say get.
Reeks of effort and doesn't solve the MP whinge I had.SP? You can setup SP difficulties to your hearts desire, like everything in regular and veteran being equal. Choose regular and set it up same as veteran.
But srsly, reading some of the other suggestions - making the X-C axis a bar like the Q-Z would probably go quite some way to making the keyboard method a bit more controllable. At the moment there's no way to tell how much or little rudder is being applied (which is usually 100% either way if you keep the button down for longer than half a second).