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-=====Flight Guides=====+===== Flight Information =====
    
-If you are new to flight simulators you know first hand how intimidating it could be to get airborne. To make it easier for novice virtual pilots Aerofly FS 2 has several guides to make your first experience a better one.+If you are new to flight simulators you know first hand how intimidating it could be to get airborne. To make it easier for novice virtual pilots Aerofly FS 2 has several guides to help you navigate your aircraft and to show additional information.
  
-==== Flight information ====+You can easily toggle most of these overlays in flight with the default assignments or select these options in the general settings.
  
-Displays the virtual cockpit bar at the top of the screen. This mini display can be useful if you prefer flying from an outside view. **Note** - The flight information strip can be toggled on and off by **'I'** key or button of your choosing from within the controller configuration settings page+   * Key **'I'** for toggling the Flight __I__nformation bar at the top 
 +   Key **'M'** to show or hide the Moving __M__ap 
 +   * Key **'H'** to show/hide the green head up display (__H__UD) overlay. 
 +   * Key **'L'** to toggle __L__andmarks.
  
 +===== Flight Information Bar =====
  
-The flight information bar can also be turned on and off from within the general settings.+Displays the important information in an overlay at the top of the screen. This mini display can be useful if you prefer flying from an outside view. It shows airspeed, attitude, altitude, vertical speed, nearest airport and a whole lot more (see below).
  
 +The flight information bar can be toggled on and off by **'I'** key per default or in the general settings.
  
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 Allows for you to replay your previous flight. Allows for you to replay your previous flight.
  
-==== Map Window ====+===== Moving-Map =====
  
 By pressing the 'M' key you can turn on the moving map overlay. By pressing the 'M' key you can turn on the moving map overlay.
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 The map overlay can be used as a location guide as well as an easy way to follow a course while flying. The map window can be made larger or smaller by dragging the bottom corner of the map window, moved by dragging the window, or closed by pressing the X in the upper right of the window. The map overlay can be used as a location guide as well as an easy way to follow a course while flying. The map window can be made larger or smaller by dragging the bottom corner of the map window, moved by dragging the window, or closed by pressing the X in the upper right of the window.
  
-==== Flight Guides ====+===== Approach Guides =====
  
 When you set up a flight plan with a departure and destination airport selected, you can turn on approach guides by choosing active or all. The approach guides are green "follow me" boxes that get you to your destination by following them. When you set up a flight plan with a departure and destination airport selected, you can turn on approach guides by choosing active or all. The approach guides are green "follow me" boxes that get you to your destination by following them.
  
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 +===== HUD =====
  
-{{:manual:guides.png?700|}}+You can display a green head up display overlay that draws the horizon and an artificial attitude indicator and airspeed indicator and altimeter in front of you and a navigation display on the seat below you.
  
 +Per default this HUD is toggled with the key 'h'.
  
 +===== Landmarks =====
  
 +You can optionally display landmarks in the world that show nearby city names, mountain tops, etc.
  
 +Per default the landmarks are toggled with the key 'l'.
  
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