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This article discusses how to shut down or start jet engines in Microsoft Flight Simulator.
To shut down or start jet engines in Flight Simulator, use the following methods.
Shut down jet enginesTo shut down jet engines in Flight Simulator, press CTRL+SHIFT+F1. After a short pause, the engines will shut down.
Start jet enginesFollow the steps for your version of Flight Simulator.
Microsoft Flight Simulator X and Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 - A Century of FlightTo start the engine in Flight Simulator X or in Flight Simulator 2004 - A Century of Flight, press and hold CTRL+E. Do not let go of the keyboard commands until you hear that the engine has fully started.
Note On multiengine aircraft, engine commands affect all engines unless you first select an engine by pressing E + engine number (1-4). To revert to controlling all engines, press E + all engine numbers in quick succession (E, 1, 2, and so on).
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000 or Microsoft Flight Simulator 98To start jet engines in Flight Simulator 2000 or in Flight Simulator 98, follow these steps:
Flight Simulator 2004 - A Century of Flight includes the Learning Center. The Learning Center is a good source for information about how to use Flight Simulator 2004 - A Century of Flight. To access the Learning Center, use one of the following methods:
Method 1On the main menu, click Learning Center.
Method 2When you are flying, press and hold ALT. Then, click Learning Center on the Help menu.
You can view the Flight Notes for each aircraft to learn how to start the engine. For example, to learn how to start the engine for Boeing 737-400, start the Learning Center, click the Index tab, locate Boeing 737-400, and then click Flight Notes. The engine startup information will be available in the document.
For more information about keyboard assignments for Flight Simulator 2004 - A Century of Flight. And to review keyboard assignments for Flight Simulator 2004 - A Century of Flight, visit the following Web site:
For Flight Simulator 2004: http://fsrijnmond.airworld.nl/PDF%20bestanden/FS2004-Toetsenbordcommando's.pdf
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Article ID: 179122 - Last Review: May 9, 2012 - Revision: 6.0