Have to disagree, but that would depend on how intricate and complicated flight is for capital ships. That said, I am pretty sure I will be using HOTAS even for capital ships - one of the joys of being a dual stick user.
Sounded fun but now moving on. 8)
The HOTAS and VR sounds like the dream combination.
I currently use an Xbox controller and wireless keyboard. I haven’t bothered with an actual desk and computer chair in ~2 years. Once on the big flat screen television on the soft couch you just can’t go back.