So with my old Dualshock 3, motorcycles & helos & planes were listing quite strongly to the right. Nearly unplayable it was. Everything else was fine. With that I mean every other game, as well as controlling cars and characters in GTA V.
Assuming the fault was due to my 5 year old gamepad being on its last leg, I went out and picked up a brandnew Dualshock 3. Lo and behold - the vehicles types in question now list very slightly to the left. At least now it bearly impacts playability with the new pad. Sometimes when I jiggle the analogstick around some, it is dead center enough for everything to go straight - at least for a little while.
In my estimation, the deadzone for GTA V's bike & plane & chopper controls are set lower than the fault tolerancy for analogsticks of the Dualshock 3, which is a major assfuck really. I'm down 60 bucks for it, and pissed about it too. Jeez - 2,5 months before the generational shift, unnecessarily wasting 60 bucks that could have gone towards a PS4 game.
I'm assuming I'm not the only one experiencing this issue, seeing how I'm suffering from it using a brandnew Dualshock 3. Report back please.