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Newbie Help!

Graphics issues like: bad framerates, weird colors, OpenGL errors etc. Bad graphics ar usually the result of bad graphics cards or drivers.
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In order to help you, we need to know a lot of information. Make sure to include answers to at least the following questions in your initial post.

- what OS (Windows Xp/Vista, Mac etc.) are you running?
- what FlightGear version do you use?
- what graphics card do you have?
- does the problem occur with any aircraft, at any airport?
- is there any output printed to the console (black window)?
- copy&paste your commandline (tick the "Show commandline box on the last page of FGRun or the "Others" section on the Mac launcher).
- please upload a screenshot of the problem.

If you experience FlightGear crashes, please report a bug using the issue tracker (can be also used for feature requests).
To run FlightGear on old computers with bad OpenGL support, please take a look at this wiki article. If you are seeing corrupted/broken textures, please see this article.

Note: If you did not get a reponse, even after 7 days, you may want to check out the FlightGear mailing lists to ask your question there.

Newbie Help!

Postby Traveller29 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:37 am

This may sound silly - but how do I get an outside view of my craft?
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Re: Newbie Help!

Postby Gijs » Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:56 am

Press the V-key on your keyboard to cycle views.
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Re: Newbie Help!

Postby wkitty42 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:34 pm

'V' to cycle forward and 'v' to cycle backwards...

one can find this and more via F10->Help->Basic simulator keys ;)
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