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Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Keyboard Shortcuts by

Default keyboard bindings for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

Miscel­laneous

Minus
Ctrl + Numpad plus
Plus
Ctrl + Numpad subtract
Toggle Pushback
Shift + p
Request Fuel
Shift + f
Display Navlog
n
Display VFR Map
v
Sim Rate
r
Skip RTC
Backspace
New UI Window Mode
Right Alt
Toggle Delegate Control to AI Copilot
Ctrl + Alt + X

Menu

Toggle Active Pause
Pause
Toggle Basic Control Panel
Ctrl + C
Toggle Pause
Esc
Display Checklist
Shift + C
Help Menu
Tab
Next Toolbar Panel
.
Previous Toolbar Panel
/

Power

Cut Throttle
F1
Decrease Throttle
F2
Increase Throttle
F3
Mixuture Lean
Shift + Ctrl + F1
Decrease Mixture
Shift + Ctrl + F2
Increase Mixture
Shift + Ctrl + F3
Mixture Rich
Shift + Ctrl + F4
Propeller Pitch Low
Ctrl + F1
Decrease Propeller Pitch
Ctrl + F2
Increase Propeller Pitch
Ctrl + F3
Propeller Pitch High
Ctrl + F4

Instru­ments and Systems

Toggle Anti Ice
h
Toggle Pitot heat
Shift + h
Toggle Master Alternator
Alt + a
Toggle Master Battery
Alt + b
Toggle Master Battery and Alternator
Shift + m
Increase Cowl Flap
Shift + Ctrl + v
Decrease Cowl Flap
Shift + Ctrl + c
Select Engine
e
Auto Start Engine
Ctrl + e
Engine Autostop
Shift + Ctrl + e
Magneto
m
Magnetos Both
Shift + Alt + f
Magnetos Left
Shift + Alt + s
Magnetos Right
Shift + Alt + d
Magnetos Start
Shift + Alt + g
Magnetos Off
Shift + Alt + q
Toggle Master Ignition Switch
Alt + i

Radio

Com Radio
C
Nav Radio
N
Transp­onder
T
DME
F
Frequency Swap
X
ADF
Shift + Ctrl + A
VOR OBS
Shift + V
Set Com 1 Standby
Shift + Alt + X
Com 1 Switch to Standby
Alt + U
Set Transp­onder
Shift + Alt + W
Nav 1 Swap
Shift + Ctrl + N
Decrease VOR 1 OBS
Shift + Ctrl + End
Increase VOR 1 OBS
Shift + Ctrl + Home
Display ATC
Scroll Lock
ATC Panel Choice number [0–9]
[0–9]
Increase Nav 1 Frequency
Shift + Ctrl + PgUp
Decrease Nav 1 Frequency
Shift + Ctrl + PgDown
Increase Wheel Speed
Shift
Toggle Marker Sound
Ctrl + 3
What does Increase Wheel Speed mean?
 

Fuel

Toggle Fuel Pump
Alt + P
Fuel Selector 1 All
Alt + W
Fuel Selector 1 Off
Ctrl + Alt + W
Toggle All Fuel Valve
Alt + V
Toggle Fuel Dump
Shift + Ctrl + D

Secondary Control Surfaces

Retract Flaps
F5
Decrease Flaps
F6
Increase Flaps
F7
Extend Flaps
F8
Toggle Spoilers
/

Trimming

Elevator Trim Up
Keypad 1
Elevator Trim Down
Keypad 7
Rudder Trim Left
Ctrl + Keypad 0
Rudder Trim Right
Ctrl + Keypad Enter
Aileron Trim Left
Ctrl + Keypad 4
Aileron Trim Right
Ctrl + Keypad 6

Brakes

Apply Brakes
.
Left Brake
Keypad *
Right Brake
Keypad -
Toggle Parking Brake
Ctrl + .

Exterior Lights

Toggle Beacon Light
Alt + H
Toggle Strobes
O
Togle Nav Lights
Alt + N
Toggle Taxi Lights
Alt + J
Toggle Landing Lights
Ctrl + L
Landing Lights Up
Shift + Ctrl + Keypad 8
Langing Lights Down
Shift + Ctrl + Keypad 2
Landing Lights Left
Shift + Ctrl + Keypad 4
Landing Lights Right
Shift + Ctrl + Keypad 6
Landing Lights Home
Shift + Ctrl + Keypad 5

Flight Instru­ments

Select Airspeed Bug
Shift + Ctrl + r
Select Altitude Bug
Shift + Ctrl + z
Toggle Autorudder
Shift + Ctrl + u
Set Altimeter
b
Decrease Heading Bug
Ctrl + Del
Increase Heading Bug
Ctrl + Insert
Select Heading Bug
Shift + Ctrl + h
Set Heading Indicator
d
Toggle Alternate Static
Alt + s

Camera — Instru­ments

Next
A
Previous
Shift + A
Select Next POI
PgUp
Next Smartcam Target
Ctrl + PgUp
Previous Smartcam Target
Ctrl + PgDown
Toggle Follow Smartcam Target
PgDown
Set Custom Smartcam Target
T
Unset Custom Smartcam Target
Shift + T
Reset Smartcam
Ctrl + F
Camera AI Player
Ctrl + Home
Toggle Instrument View number [0–9]
Ctrl + [0–9]

Camera — External

Zoom In
+
Zoom Out
-
External Quickview Top
Ctrl + Up
External Quickview Rear
Ctrl + Down
External Quickview Left
Ctrl + Left
External Quickview Right
Ctrl + Right
Reset External View
Ctrl + Space

Interior Lights

Toggle Lights
L
Toggle Flashlight
Alt + L

Camera — Fixed

Next Fixed Camera
A
Previous Fixed Camera
Shift + A
Reset Fixed Camera
F
Toggle Fixed Camera number [0–9]
Ctrl + Shift + [0–9]
 

Camera Mode Switches

Cockpi­t/E­xternal View Mode
End
Toggle Drone
Insert

Cockpit Camera

Cockpit View Upper
Space
Reset Cockpit View
Ctrl + Space
Toggle Smart Camera
S
Zoom In
=
Zoom Out
-
Translate View Left
Left
Translate View Right
Right
Increase View Height
Up
Decrease View Height
Down
Translate View Forward
Right Alt + Up
Translate View Backward
Right Alt + Down
Load next custom camera
K
Load previous custom camera
Shift + K
Load Custom Camera number [0–9]
Alt + [0–9]
Save Custom Camera number [0–9]
Ctrl + Alt + [0–9]
Look Up
Shift + Up
Look Down
Shift + Down
Look Left
Shift + Left
Look Right
Shift + Right
Quickview Up
Ctrl + Up
Quickview Rear
Ctrl + Down
Quickview Left
Ctrl + Left
Quickview Right
Ctrl + Right
Quickview Cycle
Q

Camera — Drone

Motion
Translate Drone
W, A, S, D
Translate Drone Up
R
Translate Drone Down
F
Top Down View
Ctrl + Space
Pitch Up
Keypad 8
Pitch Down
Keypad 2
Roll Left
Keypad 7
Roll Right
Keypad 9
Reset Roll
Space
Yaw Left
Keypad 4
Yaw Right
Keypad 6
Reset Target Offset
Keypad 5
Decrease Transl­ation Speed
F1
Increase Transl­ation Speed
F2
Decrease Rotation Speed
F3
Increase Rotation Speed
F4
Toggle Follow Mode
Tab
Toggle Plane Controls
C
Zoom In
Keypad +
Zoom Out
Keypad -
Image
Toggle Depth of Field
F1
Decrease Depth of Field
F2
Increase Depth of Field
F3
Toggle Autofocus
F4
Toggle Foreground Blur
F5
Attach to Next/P­revious Target
Ctrl + PgUp/P­gDown
Decrease Exposure
Ctrl + F2
Increase Exposure
Ctrl + F3
Toggle Auto Exposure
Ctrl + F4
Lock to Next Target
T
Lock to Previous Target
Shift + T
Toggle Lock Mode
Ctrl + Tab
                               
 

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