Uhh… Doesn’t this auto-hover mechanic kind of negate the entire point of hover mode though? Now you can just continuously hold down a key and you can again just sit there suspended in the air nose down perfectly still looking like some supernatural phenomenon. If they want the ships to be able to do that, why add hover mode at all? Who’s going to even bother to try to control hover manually if you can just hold down a button to do it?
Auto-hover takes away your pitch and roll inputs and forces the ship to be level.