i find this disappointing, it is meant for keyboard noobs and it's nearly impossible to fly the helicopter with the "advanced" mode using a controller or joystick.
when i first saw this advanced mode, i was hoping it's really ADVANCED, but instead it's basic that is meant for keyboard. very disappointed.
i like the gauges and all, but still disappointing that it's meant for keyboard only.
i hope to see REAL advanced mode in future.
btw i'd also like to point out, that helicopter physics are completely wrong in arma3. developers, are you aware what is "gyroscopic motion" ? What i mean, is that when you look at the helicopter blades and then roll left slightly, then blades turn left < this is wrong, in real life, you do not move the blades to the direction you want to move, because of gyroscopic motion, you need to move blades 90 degrees off the direction you want to move to.
anyone who don't believe this, look up real helicopter physics.
you can even make a simple test with external HDD that is spinning, try to turn it like you turn the helicopter, feel how it tries to rip out of your hand and turn 90 degrees off from direction you turn it to. I think developers have lot of work to do in researching how real helicopters work. I like arma3 and i hope this will be fixed in future.