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Post by (A/229) Comanchero86 on Fri 9 Sep 2016 - 6:48

Just curious if there is a consensus as to mapping the keyboard inputs into the Warthog or any HOTAS for that matter. What are the functions you use for the Huey?
I.e, Doors? Kicking out the grunts? Engine start? Just curious what are the "must haves" to accomplish a mission as a slick driver. Thanks, Tom Cav
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Post by (D/229) Xtra on Fri 9 Sep 2016 - 9:44

Personal preference. My switches: Gun sight down/up, gun sight on/off, aircraft master arm switch, weapon select switch, cargo release, cargo cam, zoom in out, rocket qty selector, flare release, auto pilot engage, auto pilot modes, aircraft trim, radio selector.

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Post by (HHC/229) Strut on Fri 9 Sep 2016 - 10:20

(A/229) Comanchero86 wrote:Just curious if there is a consensus as to mapping the keyboard inputs into the Warthog or any HOTAS for that matter. What are the functions you use for the Huey?
I.e, Doors? Kicking out the grunts? Engine start? Just curious what are the "must haves" to accomplish a mission as a slick driver. Thanks, Tom Cav

A lot of us use Voice Attack, i use it to open / close all doors, set my guns / rockets, even the sight. I use for flares as well. I still use my mouse for freqs etc.

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Post by (B/229) Cib on Fri 9 Sep 2016 - 21:40

on the stick I have
Paddle switch - engine start
Pinkie switch - trim
countermeasure switch - PTT
trigger - radio trigger radio brings comm menu up
Right hand grey button- centre track ir
DMS 4 way searchlight axis
red button next to POV hat -weapons release

On the throttle
china hat forward- level autopilot
Speedbrake forward- autorelease cargo
middle rocker - cargo cam and cargo indicator
Comms 4 way - radio selector dial
most else I prefer to do in-cockpit I like that interactive jazz Smile

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Post by (A/229) Comanchero86 on Sun 11 Sep 2016 - 6:59

Thanks everybody. This will give me a good start on getting my equipment configured.
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Post by (A/229) Utley on Sun 25 Sep 2016 - 7:46

I use my boat switch to switch between copilot and pilot, and china hat for either door gunner. I use my TMS switch to select armed/safe position, and the trim hat up/down for rocket salvo count.
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Post by Guest on Sun 25 Sep 2016 - 9:25

An old profile that worked fine until I added other bits and pieces... may give you an idea or two...

http://1stcavdiv.conceptbb.com/t1785-tmwh-huey-profile

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Post by (A/229) Comanchero86 on Sun 25 Sep 2016 - 9:28

Thanks guys.
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