Read my post above and realize its not about skill.. There seems something messed up in their handling.
I see your point OP but personally, I'm actually pleased that it will take more control that IV. Part of the attraction to new games for me is learning to master new controls. I probably wouldn't have liked it as much if I could already fly well just because I played IV
Maybe you think it's horrible now, but just see it as a challenge and try to master your flying skills again (I know I will).
What you call it a.. a bug right? something like that.
Whether it's an issue of a "skill" or a "bug" doesn't matter to me, it gives me something I can try to overcome/master in the game. As I said, I do see why that could be an issue for people, it was just my opinion.
And who knows, i might find that I don't like it as well. I haven't played the game