hands on throttle, collective & cyclic

hands on throttle, collective & cyclic (HOTCC)

An ergonomic cockpit design technology, originally developed for military combat aircraft, enabling a pilot to fly the aircraft and manage all navigation, weapons, and other systems from control column/throttle lever hand grips. In this case, all these systems for operation of the helicopter are on throttle, collective or cyclic. See HOTAS.
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