A HOTAS is a "hands on throttle and stick" consisting of a joystick and a throttle.
A HOTAS allows you to keep your hands on the controller through the use of buttons, dials and directional hats on the HOTAS to provide inputs to the game or simulation minimising your reliance on the keyboard.
HOTAS equipment for gaming is available from the following vendors:
- Top Gun pack (or combination of Pro Throttle and Flighterstick, CombatStick or FlightStick Pro)
- X36 Gameport (discontinued)
- X36 USB (discontinued)
- X45 (discontinued)
- X52 (discontinued)
- X52 Pro
- Talon and SFS (discontinued)