Press the Esc key TWICE to eject from your aircraft. Note that
your descent can be controlled to a limited degree.
Press and hold an Alt key then press the J key to jettison your
aircraft's fuel tank and air-to-ground stores.
It needs to be open if you are to refuel in mid-air. For further
details, see REFUELING on page 33.
Press the ' key to open your aircraft's refuel access.
Press an Alt key then press the W key to call up the weather
conditions in the Internal Communications area.
Maybe you want to answer the door or the call of nature ...
Press the P key to freeze the action.
Press any key to resume play.
Press and hold the left-hand Alt key then press the V key to
toggle the video recorder ON or OFF.
Press the T key to toggle accelerated time ON or OFF.
Without dying - but only if your mission is complete.
Press and hold the left-hand shift key then press the Q key to
An unprecedented number of possible viewpoints are on offer ...
From the cockpit.
Press the F1 key for a fixed forward view - with full
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
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.
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
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