Press [Enter], type beem, then press [Enter] again to enable
cheat mode. Hold [Page Up] to look up, then press [Cursor Up]
to go higher. Hold [Page Down] to look down, then press
[Cursor Up] to go down to the floor for a soft landing.
Download the latest patch from Gathering of Developers'
Web site; Fly shipped with some pretty egregious bugs
that are in the process of being tidied up.
Be sure to contact ATIS (Automatic Terminal Information
Services) at the airport from which you're taking off to
file your flight plan and start the chain of air traffic
control steps that will guide you to your destination.
To learn the art of navigation without relying on GPS,
start with a short flight between two nearby airports
and concentrate on learning the VOR and DME equipment.
Then plan longer flights with multiple waypoints.
Open the Vector Map (Shift-M) to get an overhead view
of your position. Click on airports and navaids to bring
up their info boxes, then click on the radio frequencies
in the box to automatically tune your radio.
The default loadout for each aircraft is a passenger in
every seat and fully loaded baggage compartments.
Kick some of this dead weight out to make your plane
lighter and more responsive, and to get more mileage
from your fuel.