Yoke Steering Wheel in S, X Cybertruck. NHTSA says, ‘What you talking ‘bout, Elon?!”

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Not quite.

The cyclic is the stick which controls pitch and roll, and the collective is the "go up" lever. Also, the pedals control yaw. Or at least these controls control these axes as much as you can control one axis independently on flying gyroscope and giant ceiling fan with variable pitch blades -- I hear you have to use all of the controls together to maintain control of a helicopter.

I'm only qualified to fly GA aircraft and gliders, though, and I'm not a helicopter pilot -- so listen to this professional heli flight instructor instead of me:
yea.....cyclic control pitch on rotors......collective is for power.....more power equals more air flow over rotors creating the lift.....up and down movements are controlled by the stick (cyclic).....I do believe this is correct





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Yoke removes the part of the steering wheel we should no longer be using.
Keeps our hands at ten and two, or three and nine, away from the airbag. Where we can most control the vehicle from.
It clears room for our vision forward.
And it gives us tactile feedback of the wheels' position.

-Crissa
Ever try backing up a trailer without putting your left hand on top of the steering wheel? This is a truck. It needs to be able to do truck work. If a yoke is the only option, this will require some other system for backing a trailer.
 

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Ever try backing up a trailer without...
That's just a technique. One that doesn't work if you're backing using mirrors or cameras anyhow. And will be unnecessary with driver aids.

Also, I'm dyslexic (I invert things randomly) so no, it doesn't help me.

-Crissa
 

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That's just a technique. One that doesn't work if you're backing using mirrors or cameras anyhow. And will be unnecessary with driver aids.

Also, I'm dyslexic (I invert things randomly) so no, it doesn't help me.

-Crissa
Backing up with your head turned and your hand on top of the wheel is the correct technique.
 

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Backing up with your head turned and your hand on top of the wheel is the correct technique.
That is one technique. It is not the correct technique for many situations. I default to using my mirrors as it works in almost all scenarios. If the truck has something blocking your rear view like a topper, camper, large item in the bed, or a vehicle that's not a truck like a van, large military type vehicle etc. the turning your head method doesn't work.

I was also told by my father and grandfather that when you get older it's not as easy to twist your body.
 

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Backing up with your head turned and your hand on top of the wheel is the correct technique.
That may not be the correct technique when the tonneau cover is in place, as mine will be most of the time.
 

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