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Skeet2005
07-04-2006, 08:05 PM
What is HOTAS, anyway? Can someone give me a succinct answer? Thanks!

Skeet2005
07-04-2006, 08:05 PM
What is HOTAS, anyway? Can someone give me a succinct answer? Thanks!

WB_Outlaw
07-04-2006, 08:25 PM
<span class="ev_code_RED">H</span>ands
<span class="ev_code_RED">O</span>n
<span class="ev_code_RED">T</span>hrottle
<span class="ev_code_RED">A</span>nd
<span class="ev_code_RED">S</span>tick

HOTAS control systems allow you to manage much of the aircraft's systems without taking your hands off the stick/throttle.

--Outlaw.

Crash_Moses
07-04-2006, 09:25 PM
...usually consisting of a joystick with a separate throttle and/or rudder pedals.

Persecutor_352
07-05-2006, 07:26 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">...usually consisting of a joystick with a separate throttle and/or rudder pedals. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

and many (depending upon the brand) buttons, axis, and other programmable do-dads to help you keep your hands off the keyboard.