Tab. 5: Special action of keys, if autopilot is enabled.
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Tab. 6: Engine control keys
Fire starter on selected engine(s)
Select 1st engine
Select 2nd engine
Select 3rd engine
Select 4th engine
Decrease Magneto on Selected Engine
Increase Magneto on Selected Engine
Select all Engines
Tab. 7: Miscellaneous keyboard controls.
Toggle parking brakeon/off
Apply/release all brakes
Toggle landing gear down
Left gear brake (useful for differential braking)
Right gear brake (useful for differential braking)
Toggle tail-wheel lock)
Speed up/slow down (time acceleration)
Time speed up/slow down
Change time offset(warp) used by t/T forward/backward
Save current flight to fgfs.sav
Restore flight from fgfs.sav
Save screen shot under fgfs-screen.ppm
Re-read global preferences from
Toggle data logging of FDM on/off
Mouse controlled functions: There are three mouse modi. In the usual mode (pointer curser) panel’s controls can be operated with themouse. To change a control, click with the left/middle mouse button on the corresponding knob/lever. While the left mouse button leads tosmall increments/decrements, the middle one makes greater ones. Clicking on the left hand side of the knob/lever decreases the value, whileclicking on the right hand side increases it.
Right clicking the mouse activates the simulator control mode (cross hair cursor). This allows control of aileron/elevator via the mouse inabsence of a joystick (enable --enable-auto-coordination in this case).
Right clicking the mouse another time activates the view control mode (arrow cursor). This allows changing direction of view via themouse.
Right clicking the mouse once more resets it into the initial state.