FlightGear Game Keyboard Shortcuts ~ A Complete List!!

FlightGear: It is a free and open-source flight simulator software. It was developed by the FlightGear project. In this tutorial, we will guide you to learn the simple and useful Keyboard Shortcuts available for the FlightGear Game. Let’s see them below!!

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Last updated on Nov 10, 2020.

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Numeric Keypad Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
Num 9 or Num 3 It helps to throttle
Num 4 or Num 6 This shortcut key will help the aileron
Num 8 or Num 2 It helps to the elevator
Num 5 This key will show the center aileron/elevator/rudder
Num 0 or Num Enter This shortcut key will show the rudder
Num 7 or Num 1 It helps for the elevator trim

View directions Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
Shift+Num 8 It is used to move forward
Shift+Num 7 This shortcut key will help left/forward
Shift+Num 4 It will move left
Shift+Num 1 This key helps to left/back
Shift+Num 2 It moves back
Shift+Num 3 This shortcut key will help to right/back
Shift+Num 6 It is used to move right
Shift+Num 9 This key will move right/forward

Display Options Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
Shift+P It helps to toggle the instrument panel on/off
C This shortcut key will toggle 3D/2D cockpit (if both are available)
Shift+S It is cycle panel style full/mini
Shift+F5 or Shift+F6 This key helps to shift the panel in the y-direction
Shift+F7 or Shift+F8 It will help to shift the panel in the x-direction
Shift+F3 This key helps to read a panel from a property list
Ctrl+C It helps to toggle panel/cockpit hotspot visibility
I This key will minimize the HUD
Shift+I It helps maximize the HUD
Hor
Shift+P
It will change the color of HUD/toggle HUD off
X This key helps to zoom in
Shift+X It is used to zoom out
V/V or Shift+V It will cycle view modes forth and back
Z Helps to increase the visibility (fog)
Ctrl+V This shortcut key will help to reset the view modes to pilot view
Shift+Z It helps to decrease visibility (fog)
F10 This key toggle the menu on/off
Shortcut Function
Ctrl+A It helps to toggle altitude lock
Ctrl+G This shortcut key will help to toggle glide slope lock (NAV 1)
Ctrl+H It is used to toggle heading hold
Ctrl+N Helps to toggle NAV 1 lock
Ctrl+S This key will help to toggle the autothrottle
Ctrl+T It will toggle terrain follow (AGL) lock
Ctrl+U This key will help to add 1000 feet to your altitude
F6 Used to toggle autopilot heading mode
F11 It helps for autopilot altitude dialog

Special Action Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
Num 8 or Num 2 This key will adjust the altitude
Num 4 or Num 6 It is used to adjust the heading
Num 9 or Num 3 This key will adjust the autothrottle

Engine Control Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
! This shortcut key will help to select the first engine
@ It will select the second engine
# Helps to select the third engine
$ This key will select the fourth engine
{ It helps to decrease the magneto on the selected engine
} This key will increase the magneto on the selected engine
~ It will select all engines
S This shortcut key will help to fire starter on the selected engines
Shift+M or
M
It will lean/enrich the selected engine mixture
Shift+N or
N
Helps to decrease/increase the selected propeller RPM

Miscellaneous Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
Shift+B It will toggle parking brake
B This shortcut key is used to apply all the brakes
G or
Shift+G
Helps to raise/lower the landing gear
, It helps to apply the left brake (useful for differential braking)
. Helps to apply the right brake (useful for differential braking)
L This key will toggle tail-wheel lock
[ It is used to extend the flaps
] Helps to retract the flaps
P This key will pause the simulation
A or
Shift+A
It is used to change the simulation speed up/slow down
T or
Shift+T
This shortcut key will help to clock speed up/slow down
Shift+F2 It will save the current flight to fgfs.sav
Shift+F1 Helps to restore flight from fgfs.sav
F3 It will save the screenshot
Esc Helps to exit the program

Mouse (Normal Mode) Shortcuts:

Shortcut Function
(Click on the left side of a knob)It will decrease the setting (when clicked on a knob)
(Click on the right side of a knob) Increase setting (when clicked on a knob)
It helps to make larger changes
This key will helps with some controls
Ctrl+C It will show the panel/cockpit hotspots

From this article, you can get some clarification on the Keyboard shortcuts for the FlightGear game. Hope that this article is useful to you. If you have any suggestions, feel free to share it with us.

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