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FSX control settings vs AirWrench settings

It occurred to me that I've been adjusting AirWrench settings for the various axis responses (or effectiveness) while forgetting that I've had control sensitivities decreased, and null zones present in my FSX control settings. This became clear after I installed FSX-SE a few days ago. I wondered why all of my own planes were suddenly overly-maneuverable. In fact, too much so. It's because I hadn't yet checked the default control sensitivities in FSX-SE. They were all set around 50%.

Have I stumbled upon something more experienced flight dynamics tweakers have known all along, that I should use FSX default settings when adjusting the control responses of my own planes, or am I making a mountain out of a molehill?

How do you approach this, when working on flight dynamics?

Thanks for any responses.

Roy Holmes

Resource contributor
I prefer to set the stick/throttle control sensitivities to maximum and have zero null zones. Then you can adjust control effectiveness in the air file for each airplane.
Same with "Tuning", set them all at 1.0.