An unprecedented number of possible viewpoints are on offer ...
From the cockpit. Press the F1 key for a fixed forward view - with full instrumentation.
Press the Page Up key to move the cockpit UP.
Press the Page Down key to move the cockpit DOWN.
Press the F2 key to swing the view to the left (in 60 degree
Press the F3 key to swing the view to the right (in 60 degree
Press the F4 key to look behind you.
Press and hold the right-hand shift key and then press the F1
key for a full forward view
- without instrumentation.
VIRTUAL COCKPIT VIEWS
A step further than the standard internal views ... You can view the cockpit as though you were sitting in it for real. Sure, the control panel cannot be read, and it can all prove a little disorientating at first, but the benefits will become clear ...
Press the F10 key for a Virtual Cockpit View.
Press and hold the right-hand shift key then press the arrow
(cursor) keys to look around the cockpit.
There's nothing more exhilarating than viewing your aircraft's performance through an external 'camera'. Your aircraft's altitude, speed and heading are shown in a panel at the bottom of the screen.
Press the D key to toggle the flight details ON or OFF.
Press the F6 key for a 'fly-past' view of your aircraft.
Press the F5 key to view the aircraft from behind.
Press the F5 key a second time to pull the view back. You can
now pan the 'camera' around the aircraft.
Press and hold the right-hand shift key then press any of the
Press the arrow (cursor) keys to pan the 'camera' around the
Press the End key to zoom out.
Press the Home key to zoom in.
Press the Page Up key to rotate the view to the left.
Press the Page Down key to rotate the view to the right.
Some of the most impressive views are those from behind or inside weapons.
Press the F8 key to follow cannon-fire or a missile.
Press the F8 key TWICE for an infrared missile's-eye view.
It's kinda handy (and fun) to keep tabs on your position relative
to the enemy's.
Press the F7 key to view your aircraft and the enemy airborne or ground-based craft you are tracking - on the same screen, no less.
An external view of the area near your selected target, be it airborne or ground-based. This view also shows your aircraft's refuel access when refueling or the runway or the carrier when using the ILS.
Press the F9 key for a target view.
From the manual