Using the main Flight window

Route window shows flights over Vector or Raster maps.

Select View > Route from the main menu or use the  icon to change view to Route window.

Route window shows:

  • Flight track of the open flight (or multiple flights) ,
  • Flight tracks are painted in the active color scheme,
  • Zoom value, which can be set through a combo box on the Standard Toolbar,
  • Flight parameters (if enabled),
  • Legend (if enabled),
  • Standard, Flight and Animate Toolbars.

For shortcuts to the most important features click the mouse right-button.Buttons at the bottom left corner of the main window (W A R V) turn these graphics on and off:

  • Waypoints – W 
  • Airspace – A 
  • Vector maps – V
  • Raster maps – R
  • Picutre icons – P 
  • distance measuring mode.

You may right-click the R button in order to quickly turn a group of Raster maps on or off. See also about  Raster Maps for more on how to group raster maps. You may also right click on the W button. A dialog will open that allows you to select which types of waypoints you would like to display on the screen.

The F2 key switches between three modes:

  • Zoom mode. Clicking mouse left button and dragging it over the screen will zoom into the selected  area.
  • Pan mode. Clicking mouse left button and dragging it over the screen will move the map.
  • Measure mode. Clicking mouse left button and dragging it over the screen will measure distance and bearing between two points. 
Updated on March 11, 2021

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