XPlane follow aircraft view

To follow aircraft in X-Plane you can use "follow aircraft"

  • aircraft can be selected from the XSwiftBus menu or from the Aircraft widget in swiftGUI (select an aircraft from the list ==> right-click ==> Display and render models ==> Follow in simulator)
  • to changeyour point of view (view direction), keep your spacebar pressed and move your mouse
  • to increase/decrease the distance to the plane, use {key arrowdown} / {key arrowup}
  • you can also change the standard distance for flight following. In swiftGUI select the Settings widget ==> Simulator ==> click on the [...] icon next to X-Plane. This will open a new window where you can change the standard distance. The unit is in metres, 1m = 3.28ft. Please note that changes will only take affect after you restart X-Plane.