On Monday 09 August 2004 17:12, Martin Spott wrote: > Gunnstein Lye wrote: > > How? If pulling the collective up makes the heli go up, then I would > > expect the keyboard to behave in the same way: press up/pageup to go up. > > (If he meant "mouse up", then I might agree) > > When you control the collective pitch of a heli flight sim you usually > don't look on what's written on the keys - at least _I_ don't ;-)) > To my sense the two keys substitute a little stick that has a flexible > mounting between them. When you pull the stick, the PgDown key gets > pressed down by the stick due to the flexible mounting. > Then you could adapt the action of "pulling the lever" from the real > heli, > > Martin.
That is if the imaginary stick extends away from you (over the Pause/Break button on a normal keyboard). If it extends towards you the effect is the opposite. Anyway, for a user who has never seen the inside of a helicopter cockpit, this just means inverting the meaning of "up" and "down", which surely must be confusing. -- best regards, Gunnstein Lye Systems engineer [EMAIL PROTECTED] | eZ systems | ez.no _______________________________________________ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear-devel 2f585eeea02e2c79d7b1d8c4963bae2d