All key bindings and keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Flight Simulator

Every keybinding in the game.

Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator is a complicated game. As such, a list of all the keybindings and keyboard shortcuts to have open on another screen might be helpful. Below, you will find a full list of them broken out by category. This will save you needing to endlessly open up the options menu to check on specific bindings.

Miscellaneous

  • Toggle Fuel Pump – Alt + p
  • Toggle Marker Sound – Ctrl + 3
  • Minus – CTRL + Num Sub
  • Plus – CTRL + Num Plus
  • Toggle Pushback – Shift + p
  • Request Fuel – Shift + f
  • Display Navlog – n
  • Display Map – v
  • Sim Rate – r
  • Skip RTC – Backspace
  • New Ui Window Mode – Right Alt
  • Toggle Delegate Control to Copilot – CTRL + Alt + X

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
  • Decrease cowl flap – Shift + CTRL + c
  • Select Engine – e
  • Auto start engine – CTRL + e
  • Engine Autostop – Shift + CTRL + e
  • Increase Cowl flap – Shift + CTRL + v
  • Magneto – m
  • Magnetos both – Shift + ALT + F
  • Magnetos left – Shift + Alt + s
  • Magnetos off – Shift + Alt + q
  • Magnetos right – Shift + Alt + d
  • Magnetos start – Shift + Alt + g
  • Toggle master ignition switch – ALt + i

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

Fuel

  • Toggle fuel dump – Shift + Ctrl + d
  • Fuel Selector 1 all – Alt + w
  • Fuel Selector 1 off – Ctrl + Alt + w
  • Toggle all fuel valve – Alt + v

Camera – Slew Mode

  • Slew translate up (slow) – F3
  • Slew translate up (fast) F4
  • Slew translate backward – Num 2
  • Slew translate forward – Num 8
  • Slew translate down (Fast) – F1
  • Slew translate down (slow) – a
  • Slew Y axis translation freeze – F2
  • Slew roll left – Num 7
  • Slew roll right – Num 9
  • Slew X Axis translation freeze – Num 5
  • Slew Yaw left – Num 1
  • Slew Yaw right – Num 3
  • Slew translate left – Num 4
  • Slew pitch down (fast) – F8
  • Slew Pitch freeze – F6
  • Slew pitch down – Num 0
  • Slew pitch up – 9
  • Slew pitch up (fast) F5
  • slew pitch up (slow) F7
  • Slew translate right – Num 6
  • Toggle slew mode – y

Camera Mode Switches

  • Cockpit/External view mode – End
  • Toggle Drone – Insert

Cockpit Camera

  • Load Custom Camera 0 – Alt + 0
  • Load Custom Camera 1 – Alt + 1
  • Load Custom Camera 2 – Alt + 2
  • Load Custom Camera 3 – Alt + 3
  • Load Custom Camera 4 – Alt + 4
  • Load Custom Camera 5 – Alt + 5
  • Load Custom Camera 6 – Alt + 6
  • Load Custom Camera 7 – Alt + 7
  • Load Custom Camera 8 – Alt + 8
  • Load Custom Camera 9- Alt + 9
  • Load next custom camera – k
  • Load previous custom camera – Shift + k
  • Save custom camera 0 – Ctrl + Alt + 0
  • Save custom camera 1 – Ctrl + Alt + 1
  • Save custom camera 2 – Ctrl + Alt + 2
  • Save custom camera 3 – Ctrl + Alt + 3
  • Save custom camera 4 – Ctrl + Alt + 4
  • Save custom camera 5 – Ctrl + Alt + 5
  • Save custom camera 6 – Ctrl + Alt + 6
  • Save custom camera 7 – Ctrl + Alt + 7
  • Save custom camera 8 – Ctrl + Alt + 8
  • Save custom camera 9 – Ctrl + Alt + 9
  • Decrease cockpit view height – Down
  • Increase cockpit view height – Up
  • Translate cockpit view backward – Right Alt + Down
  • Translate Cockpit view forward – Right Alt + Up
  • Translate Cockpit view left – Left
  • Translate Cockpit view right – Right
  • Cockpit look down – Shift + Down
  • Cockpit look left – Shift + Left
  • Cockpit look right – Shift + Right
  • Cockpit look up – Shift + up
  • Cockpit quickview up – Ctrl + Up
  • Cockpit quickview rear – Ctrl + Down
  • Cockpit quickview right – Ctrl + Right
  • Cockpit quickview left – Ctrl + Left
  • Cockpit quickview cycle – q
  • Reset cockpit view – Ctrl + Space
  • Cockpit view upper – Space
  • Unzoom Cockpit view – –
  • Toggle smart camera – s
  • Zoom cockpit view – =

Drone Camera

  • Toggle drone depth of field – F1
  • Toggle foreground blur – F5
  • Drone top down view – Ctrl + Space
  • Attach drone to next target – Ctrl + Page Up
  • Attach drone to previous target – Ctrl + Page Down
  • Toggle drone auto exposure – Ctrl + F4
  • Toggle drone auto focus – F4
  • Decrease drone rotation speed – F3
  • Decrease drone translation speed – F1
  • Decrease drone depth of field – F2
  • Increase drone depth of field – F3
  • Decrease drone exposure – Ctrl + F2
  • Increase drone exposure – Ctrl + F3
  • Increase drone rotation speed – F4
  • Increase drone translation speed – F2
  • Lock drone to next target – t
  • Lock drone to previous target – Shift + t
  • Translate drone backward – s
  • Translate drone down – f
  • Translate drone forward – w
  • Translate drone left – a
  • Translate drone right – d
  • Translate drone up – r
  • Reset Drone roll – space
  • Reset drone target offset – Num 5
  • Pitch drone down – Num 2
  • Roll drone right – Num 9
  • Pitch drone up – Num 8
  • Yaw drone left – Num 4
  • Yaw drone right – Num 6
  • Roll drone left – Num 7
  • Toggle drone follow mode – Tab
  • Toggle drone lock mode – Ctrl + Tab
  • Increase drone zoom – Num Plus
  • Decrease drone zoom – Num Sub
  • Toggle Plane Controls – c

External Camera

  • Reset External view – Ctrl + Space
  • External quickview left – Ctrl + Left
  • External quickview rear – Ctrl + Down
  • External quickview right – Ctrl + Right
  • External quickview top – Ctrl + Up
  • Unzoom External view – –
  • Zoom external view – =

Fixed Camera

  • Toggle fixed camera 10 – Ctrl + Shift + 0
  • Toggle fixed camera 1 – Ctrl + Shift + 1
  • Toggle fixed camera 2 – Ctrl + Shift + 2
  • Toggle fixed camera 3 – Ctrl + Shift + 3
  • Toggle fixed camera 4 – Ctrl + Shift + 4
  • Toggle fixed camera 5 – Ctrl + Shift + 5
  • Toggle fixed camera 6 – Ctrl + Shift + 6
  • Toggle fixed camera 7 – Ctrl + Shift + 7
  • Toggle fixed camera 8 – Ctrl + Shift + 8
  • Toggle fixed camera 9 – Ctrl + Shift + 9
  • Reset fixed camera – f
  • Previous fixed camera – Shift + a
  • Next fixed camera – a

Instrument Views

  • Previous instrument view – Shift + a
  • Next intrument view – a
  • Toggle instrument view 10 – Ctrl + 0
  • Toggle instrument view 1 – Ctrl + 1
  • Toggle instrument view 2 – Ctrl + 2
  • Toggle instrument view 3 – Ctrl + 3
  • Toggle instrument view 4 – Ctrl + 4
  • Toggle instrument view 5 – Ctrl + 5
  • Toggle instrument view 6 – Ctrl + 6
  • Toggle instrument view 7 – Ctrl + 7
  • Toggle instrument view 8 – Ctrl + 8
  • Toggle instrument view 9 – Ctrl + 9
  • Select next POI – Pgup
  • Reset Smartcam – Ctrl + f
  • Set custom smartcam target – t
  • Next smartcam target – Pgup + Ctrl
  • Camera AI Player – Home + Ctrl
  • Previous Smartcam target – Pgdown + Ctrl
  • Toggle follow smartcam target – Pgdown
  • Unset custom smartcam target – Shift + t

Autopilot

  • Autopilot Airspeed Hold – Alt + r
  • Decrease autopilot reference altitude – Ctrl + Pgdown
  • Increase autopilot reference altitude – Ctrl + Pgup
  • Toggle autopilot approach hold – Ctrl + a
  • Toggle autopilot attitude hold – Ctrl + t
  • Toggle autopilot localizer hold – Ctrl + o
  • Toggle autopilot mach hold – Ctrl + m
  • Toggle autopilot master – z
  • Autopilot N1 hold – Ctrl + s
  • Decrease autopilot N1 reference – Ctrl + End
  • Increase autopilot N1 reference – Ctrl + Home
  • Autopilot Nav1 Hold – Ctrl + n
  • Decrease autopilot reference airspeed – Shift + Ctrl + Del
  • Increase autopilot reference airspeed – Shift + Ctrl + Insert
  • Decrease autopilot reference vs – Ctrl + End
  • Increase autopilot reference vs – Ctrl + Home
  • Toggle autopilot wing leveler – Ctrl + v
  • Autopilot Off – Shift + Alt + z
  • Autopilot On – Alt + z
  • Arm Auto Throttle – Shift + r
  • Auto Throttle to GA – Shift + Ctrl + g
  • Toggle avionics master – Pgup
  • Toggle flight director – Ctrl + f
  • Toggle Yaw Damper – Ctrl + d

Brakes

  • Brakes – Num Decimal
  • Left Brake – Nummult
  • Right Brake – Num Sub
  • Toggle Parking Brakes – Ctrl + Num Decimal

Flight Control Sufaces

  • Aileron left (roll left) – Num 4
  • Aileron right (roll right) – Num 6
  • Center ailer rudder – Num 5
  • Elevator down (pitch down) – Num 8
  • Elevator up (pitch up) – Num 2
  • Toggle water rudder – Ctrl + w
  • Rudder left (Yaw left) – Num 0
  • Rudder Right (yaw right) – Enter

Secondary Control Surfaces

  • Decrease flaps – F6
  • Extends flaps – F8
  • Increase flaps – F7
  • Retract flaps – F5
  • Toggle spoilers – Num Divide

Control Trimming Surfaces

  • Aileron Trim Left – Ctrl + Num 4
  • Aileron Trim Right – Ctrl + Num 6
  • Rudder Trim Left – Ctrl + Num 0
  • Rudder Trim Right – Ctrl + Enter
  • Elevator Trin Down (nose down) – Num 7
  • Elevator Trim up (Nose up) – Num 1

Landing Gear

  • Toggle landing gear – g
  • Gear down – Ctrl – g
  • Toggle tail wheel lock – Shift + g

Exterior Lights

  • Toggle landing lights – Ctrl – l
  • Landing lights down – Shift + Ctrl + Num 2
  • Landing light home – Shift + Ctrl + Num 5
  • Landing light left – Shift + Ctrl + Num 4
  • Landing light right – Shift + Ctrl + Num 6
  • Landing light up – Shift + Ctrl + Num 8
  • Toggle strobes – o
  • Toggle beacon light – Alt + h
  • Toggle Nav light – Alt + n
  • Toggle taxi lights – Alt + j

Interior Lights

  • Toggle flashlight – Alt + l
  • Toggle lights – l

Menu

  • Toggle active pause – Pause
  • Toggle basic control panel – Ctrl + c
  • Clear search – Del
  • Toggle Pause – Esc
  • Select 1 – Alt + F1
  • Select 2 – Alt + F2
  • Select 3 – Alt + F3
  • Select 4 – Alt + F4
  • Display checklist – Shift + c
  • Next toolbar panel – .
  • Previous toolbar panel – /
  • Back to main menu – End
  • Close menu – Backspace
  • Fly – Enter
  • Change aircraft – F11
  • Liveries – F12
  • See specifications – F10
  • Help menu – Tab
  • Restart free flight – Home
  • Restart activity – Home

Power Management Mixture

  • Decrease mixture – Shift + Ctrl + F2
  • Increase mixture – Shift + Ctrl + F3
  • set mixture lean – Shift + Ctrl + F1
  • set mixture rich – Shift + Ctrl + F4

Power Management Propeller

  • Decrease propeller pitch – Ctrl + F2
  • Propeller pitch Hi – Ctrl + F4
  • Increase propeller pitch – Ctrl + F3
  • Propeller pitch lo – Ctrl + F1

Throttle

  • Throttle cut – F1
  • Decrease Throttle – F2
  • Increase Throttle – F3

Radio

  • ADF – Shift + Ctrl + a
  • Com Radio – c
  • Set Com1 Standby – Shift + Alt + x
  • Com1 switch to standby – Alt + u
  • DME – f
  • Decrease Nav1 Frequency – Shift + Ctrl + Pgdown
  • Increase Nav1 Frequency – Shift + Ctrl + Pgup
  • Nav1 Swap – Shift + Ctrl + n
  • Nav Radio – n
  • Decrease Vor1 OBS – Shift + Ctrl + End
  • Increase VOR1 OBS – Chift + Ctrl + Home
  • VOR OBS – Shift + v
  • Transponder – t
  • Set transponder – Shift + Alt + w
  • Display ATC – Scroll Lock
  • ATC Panel Choice 0 – 0
  • ATC Panel Choice 1 – 1
  • ATC Panel Choice 2 – 2
  • ATC Panel Choice 3 – 3
  • ATC Panel Choice 4 – 4
  • ATC Panel Choice 5 – 5
  • ATC Panel Choice 6 – 6
  • ATC Panel Choice 7 – 7
  • ATC Panel Choice 8 – 8
  • ATC Panel Choice 9 – 9
  • Frequency Swap – x
  • Increase wheel speed – Shift