Custom Camera Views

Current Version 1.1 by PropellerBC
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Version 1.1
Initial Release October 09, 2020
Last Updated April 05, 2021
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This package contains custom camera views for each aircraft that came with the Microsoft Flight Simulator Premium Deluxe.They offer wing and cabin views, many of them beyond the virtual cockpit movement restrictions.

Version 1.1 corrects the WT CJ4 views, and adds the views for FlyByWire A320 NEO.

The custom cameras have been defined as follows (with the num pad keys arrangement in mind):
Custom camera 0 and 7 - pilot view
Custom camera 9 - copilot
Custom camera 8 - panel view
Custom camera 4 - left wing or engine view in the middle of cabin
Custom camera 6 - right wing or engine view in the middle of cabin
Custom camera 5 - cabin view in the middle of cabin
Custom camera 1 - left wing view at the back of cabin
Custom camera 3 - right wing view at the back of cabin
Custom camera 2 - cabin view from the back of the cabin

Installation instructions:
!!WARNING!! These custom camera files need to be copied in the main MSFS location, not the Community folder. Proceed  only you feel comfortable with the following instructions:

  • locate the "Airplanes" folder in the main Microsoft Flight Simulator installation location. This folder contains sub-folders for each airplane for which you have already saved custom camera views. Inside each subfolder there is a CAMERAS.CFG file with the custom camera views for each airplane. If you haven't saved custom camera views, then the "Airplanes" folder might be empty, or not present.

For the Microsoft Store installation, the path is as follows:

For Steam installation the path is:
C:\Users\xxxxx\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft Flight Simulator\SimObjects

  • !!IMPORTANT!! make a backup of the "Airplanes" folder (see the jpg picture showing the folder location), in case you want to revert to your own saved camera views.
  • Unzip this package in a temporary location
  • copy the "Airplanes" folder into the "SimObjects" folder
  • launch the Microsoft Flight Simulator and make sure that you have assigned keys or buttons (on controllers) for the custom views. You do this in OPTIONS > CONTROLS.

Please read the Readme file included in the package.


Pretty empty over here.

Pretty empty over here.

  • Version 1.1 April 05, 2021

    Version 1.1 corrects the WT CJ4 views, and adds the views for FlyByWire A320 NEO.

  • Launched October 09, 2020

    Initial release of this file just launched. Welcome aboard!

Pretty empty over here.

  • wiredapple
    6 day(s) ago
    I can't get the views to work; I installed the Aircraft folder within the simobjects folder as outlined in your instructions:


    Yet when I try to toggle the views through the custom camera assignments set in Flight Simulator, they don't go to those views at all. What could I be doing wrong?
    • PropellerBC
      5 day(s) ago
      Hello wiredapple, have you tried different planes? If the problem happens on all the planes, then I'm thinking that maybe the path is incorrect (make sure that you don't have another "Airplanes" folder inside the "Airplanes" folder, but rather the folders for each plane), or the key assignments are incorrect. Does you keyboard have a numeric key pad, or are you using the numeric keys above the letter keys? Also if your keyboard is for another language, try switching it to English just for a test. Please let me know if this helped or not. You can PM me if you wish and we can continue the discussion there.
    • wiredapple
      3 day(s) ago
      The AIRPLANES folder with the camera files is the only folder in there. I do have a numeric keypad which is what I've been using.

      The assignment in the sim is for the custom cameras to be toggled with the ALT key + whatever number that corresponds to each view. I've tried all the planes but nothing happens.
  • bhusuku
    7 day(s) ago
    Amazing people everywhere. wow
  • rimonrosen
    10 day(s) ago
    Could you also add the project mega pack A321 and A330?
    • PropellerBC
      6 day(s) ago
      Hello, I will create a set of views for the PMP A321 and A330, but it will take a a few days. I'll let you know when they are ready for download.
  • budlab
    10 day(s) ago
    Will your mod work for an airplane that I recently "converted from FSX" called the Gulfstream 550 ?
    • PropellerBC
      10 day(s) ago
      No, unfortunately it won't work because this package contains camera views only for the aircrafts to which I had access.
    11 day(s) ago
    Now that the FlyByWire group made their a32nx mod a different plane altoghether, will there be an update to have the custom views on their version of the a320 as well?
    Or would it be possible to copy the files from the original a320 to the fbw a320?
    • PropellerBC
      10 day(s) ago
      Hello, I will come up with an update soon.
      In the mean time you can create a new folder inside the "Airplanes" folder (see path in the description) called "FlyByWire_A320_NEO", and copy the "CAMERAS.CFG form "Asobo_A320_NEO" to this new "FlyByWire_A320_NEO" folder.
    • PropellerBC
      10 day(s) ago
      The mod has been updated with the FBW A320 views. Enjoy!
  • byumycar
    13 day(s) ago
    AMAZING mod! Thank you so much, now I can appreciate all my airplane interiors 😀
    • PropellerBC
      13 day(s) ago
      I'm very happy that you find this mod useful, thank you for your words.
  • blue9
    15 day(s) ago Works Perfect, Thanks V much
    • PropellerBC
      15 day(s) ago
      Thank you for your kind words.
  • Russ
    17 day(s) ago
    Just downloaded the mod, but already have a Airplanes folder in Sim Objects. Cannot make a copy of that folder, get a message 'Your organization does not allow you to place the file here'. Can't even place it on the desktop.
    • PropellerBC
      16 day(s) ago
      Please try logging in as an administrator and see if that fixes the problem. If it doesn't, then please do a google search for the message that you received, I'm sure you'll get some suggestions.
      Additional question: Are the security settings managed by an IT department?(usually this would be the case for a work computer)
  • Merikoo7
    28 day(s) ago
    can you do the crj700
    • PropellerBC
      28 day(s) ago
      Hello Merikoo7, I don't own the CRJ so I can't do the camera views for it.
      However, all you need to do is assign keys in Options/Camera to save the views (see my key assignments in the screen shots) and move the view point from the cockpit to the positions inside the cabin (next to windows) and save those positions with the same pattern as my other views (see in the mod descriptions). Give it a try, you might be able to save the views as you desire.
  • Dani71
    1 month(s) ago
    Hi, are these changes added to the default views or do they replace them?

    thank you
    • PropellerBC
      1 month(s) ago
      Hello Dani, there are no default saved (or custom) camera views. If you didn't save your own camera views, then the custom camera views in this mod will be added. If you have saved camera views of your own, this mod will replace them. If you have saved your own camera views then please make a backup of the "Airplanes" folder in the SimObjects folder (please see the path in the description above), in case you want to revert to your own saved views.
    • Dani71
      1 month(s) ago
      ok tx info !! 😊
    • PropellerBC
      1 month(s) ago
      You're most welcome!
  • felixfer
    1 month(s) ago
    Thanks a lot, @PropellerBC, your Mod is a MUST, and I think there is a lot of work in it.
    I have a doubt, looked at previous comments but I think nobody ask this. Could it be possible to change the way one view switchs to another? I mean, the default cameras just change from A to B, but your cameras do something like a travel, a mouvement from A to B.
    In FSX and P3D I used EzCam and there were a way to change this effect, I wonder if in MSFS there is some parameter in the changes that affects to this.
    Again, thanks a million and best regards,
    Felix FdC
    • PropellerBC
      1 month(s) ago
      Thank you very much for your kind words, Felix.
      I'm not aware of any way to change how the transition happens from one saved camera view to another.
  • edub34
    1 month(s) ago
    I don't have an Airplane folder, then where does it get installed? Your instructions don't mention anything about that.. Just "you may not have an Airplane folder". Where does it go then? It used to work for me...did a reinstall of the sim and now no luck
    • PropellerBC
      1 month(s) ago
      Hello, my mod contains an "Airplanes" folder that has all the camera views for each aircraft. All you need to do is copy the "airplanes" folder from my mod to the "SimObjects" folder in your sim (please see the path in the notes above, depending on your sim installation type). I hope my explanations help.

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