Page ContentsPage Contents (click to expand)
  1. Aircraft Autopilot Data
  2. Aircraft Avionics Data
  3. Aircraft Controls Data
  4. Aircraft Environment Data
  5. Aircraft Flight Instrumentation Data
  6. Aircraft Fuel Data
  7. Aircraft Interactive Points
  8. Aircraft Landing Gear Data
  9. Aircraft Lights Data
  10. Aircraft Miscellaneous Data
  11. Aircraft Miscellaneous Systems Data
  12. Aircraft Position And Speed Data
  13. Aircraft String Data
  14. Aircraft Engine Data

AIRCRAFT SIMULATION VARIABLES

The tables below detail all the different simulation variables available to you when configuring aircraft and their different gauges.

 

Aircraft Autopilot Data

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable Multiplayer
AUTOPILOT AIRSPEED HOLD Airspeed hold active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT AIRSPEED HOLD VAR Selected airspeed Knots TYPE_UIF32 Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT ALTITUDE LOCK Altitude hole active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT ALTITUDE LOCK VAR Selected altitude Feet   Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT ALTITUDE SLOT INDEX Index of the managed references Number TYPE_UINT32 -
AUTOPILOT APPROACH HOLD Approach mode active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT ATTITUDE HOLD Attitude hold active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT AVAILABLE Available flag Bool TYPE_BOOL -
AUTOPILOT BACKCOURSE HOLD Back course mode active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT BANK HOLD Bank Mode Active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT DISENGAGED Whether or not the autopilot has been disengaged. Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT FLIGHT DIRECTOR ACTIVE Flight director active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT FLIGHT DIRECTOR BANK Reference bank angle Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
AUTOPILOT FLIGHT DIRECTOR BANK EX1 Raw reference bank angle Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
AUTOPILOT FLIGHT DIRECTOR PITCH Reference pitch angle Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
AUTOPILOT FLIGHT DIRECTOR PITCH EX1 Raw reference pitch angle Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
AUTOPILOT GLIDESLOPE HOLD GS hold active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT HEADING LOCK Heading mode active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT HEADING LOCK DIR Selected heading Degrees TYPE_ANGL16 Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT HEADING SLOT INDEX Index of the managed references Number TYPE_UINT32 -
AUTOPILOT MACH HOLD Mach hold active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT MACH HOLD VAR Selected mach Number TYPE_UIF32 Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT MANAGED INDEX Index of the managed references Number TYPE_UINT32 -
AUTOPILOT MANAGED SPEED IN MACH Is the Managed Speed in Mach Bool TYPE_BOOL  
AUTOPILOT MANAGED THROTTLE ACTIVE Managed Autothrottle active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT MASTER On/off flag Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT MAX BANK True if autopilot max bank applied Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
AUTOPILOT NAV1 LOCK True if autopilot nav1 lock applied Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT NAV SELECTED Index of Nav radio selected Number   -
AUTOPILOT PITCH HOLD Set to True if the autopilot pitch hold has is engaged. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
AUTOPILOT PITCH HOLD REF Current reference pitch Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
AUTOPILOT RPM HOLD True if autopilot rpm hold applied Bool TYPE_BOOL -
AUTOPILOT RPM HOLD VAR Selected rpm Number TYPE_UINT32 -
AUTOPILOT RPM SLOT INDEX Index of the managed references Number TYPE_UINT32 -
AUTOPILOT SPEED SLOT INDEX Index of the managed references Number TYPE_UINT32 -
AUTOPILOT TAKEOFF POWER ACTIVE Takeoff / Go Around power mode active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT THROTTLE ARM Autothrottle armed Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT THROTTLE MAX THRUST Autothrottle max thrust Float, Percent. TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT VERTICAL HOLD True if autopilot vertical hold applied Bool TYPE_BOOL -
AUTOPILOT VERTICAL HOLD VAR Selected vertical speed Feet/minute   Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT VS SLOT INDEX Index of the managed references Number TYPE_UINT32 -
AUTOPILOT WING LEVELER Wing leveler active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOPILOT YAW DAMPER Yaw damper active Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
AUTOTHROTTLE ACTIVE Auto-throttle active Bool   -
COM SPACING MODE Com [index] Radio Frequency step:

Enum:

0 = 25kHz
1 = 8.33kHz

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FLY BY WIRE ELAC FAILED True if the Elevators and Ailerons computer has failed. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
FLY BY WIRE ELAC SWITCH True if the fly by wire Elevators and Ailerons computer is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
FLY BY WIRE FAC FAILED True if the Flight Augmentation computer has failed. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
FLY BY WIRE FAC SWITCH True if the fly by wire Flight Augmentation computer is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
FLY BY WIRE SEC FAILED True if the Spoilers and Elevators computer has failed. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
FLY BY WIRE SEC SWITCH True if the fly by wire Spoilers and Elevators computer is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -

 

 

Aircraft Avionics Data

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable Multiplayer
ADF ACTIVE FREQUENCY ADF frequency. Index of 1 or 2. Frequency ADF BCD32   Shared Cockpit
ADF AVAILABLE True if ADF is available Bool   -
ADF CARD ADF compass rose setting Degrees TYPE_UINT32 Shared Cockpit
ADF EXT FREQUENCY Legacy, use ADF ACTIVE FREQUENCY Frequency BCD16 TYPE_BCD16 -
ADF FREQUENCY Legacy, use ADF ACTIVE FREQUENCY Frequency BCD16 TYPE_BCD16 -
ADF IDENT ICAO code String   -
ADF LATLONALT Returns the latitude, longitude and altitude of the station the radio equipment is currently tuned to, or zeros if the radio is not tuned to any ADF station. Index of 1 or 2 for ADF 1 and ADF 2. SIMCONNECT_DATA_LATLONALTstructure   -
ADF NAME Descriptive name String   -
ADF RADIAL Current direction from NDB station Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ADF SIGNAL Signal strength Number TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ADF SOUND ADF audio flag. Index of 0 or 1. Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit
ADF STANDBY AVAILABLE True if ADF Standby is available Bool   -
ADF STANDBY FREQUENCY ADF standby frequency Hz   -
AUDIO PANEL AVAILABLE True if Audio panel is available Bool   -
AUDIO PANEL VOLUME The Volume of the Audio Panel. Float, Percent. TYPE_FLOAT64 -
AVIONICS MASTER SWITCH Avionics switch state Bool TYPE_BOOL All aircraft
COM ACTIVE FREQUENCY Com frequency. Index is 1 or 2. Frequency BCD16 TYPE_BCD16 All aircraft
COM AVAILABLE True if COM1, COM2 or COM3 is available (depending on the index) Bool   -
COM RECEIVE ALL Toggles all COM radios to receive on Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 -
COM RECIEVE ALL Flag if all Coms receiving Bool   Shared Cockpit
COM STANDBY FREQUENCY Com standby frequency. Index is 1 or 2. Frequency BCD16 TYPE_BCD16 All aircraft
COM STATUS Radio status flag

Enum:

-1 =Invalid
0 = OK
1 = Does not exist
2 = No electricity
3 = Failed

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COM TEST Enter an index of 1 or 2. True if the COM system is working. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
COM TRANSMIT Audio panel com transmit state. Index of 1 or 2. Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit
COPILOT TRANSMITTER TYPE On which channel the copilot is transmitting.

Enum:

0 = COM1
1 = COM2
2 = COM3
3 = TEL
4 = NONE

TYPE_ENUM -
COPILOT TRANSMITTING Whether or not the copilot is transmitting. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
DME SOUND DME audio flag Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit
GPS APPROACH APPROACH INDEX Index of approach for given airport Number   -
GPS APPROACH APPROACH TYPE Approach type

Enum:

0 = None
1 = GPS
2 = VOR
3 = NDB
4 = ILS
5 = Localizer
6 = SDF
7 = LDA
8 = VOR/ DME
9 = NDB/ DME
10 = RNAV
11 = Backcourse

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GPS APPROACH IS FINAL Is approach transition final approach segment Bool   -
GPS APPROACH IS MISSED Is approach segment missed approach segment Bool   -
GPS APPROACH IS WP RUNWAY Waypoint is the runway Bool   -
GPS APPROACH MODE Sub mode within approach mode.

Enum:

0 = None
1 = Transition
2 = Final
3 = Missed

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GPS APPROACH SEGMENT TYPE Segment type within approach.

Enum:

0 = Line
1 = Arc clockwise
2 = Arc counter-clockwise

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GPS APPROACH TIMEZONE DEVIATION Deviation of local time from GMT Seconds   -
GPS APPROACH TRANSITION INDEX Index of approach transition Number   -
GPS APPROACH WP COUNT Number of waypoints Number   -
GPS APPROACH WP INDEX Index of current waypoint Number   -
GPS APPROACH WP TYPE Waypoint type within approach mode.

Enum:

0 = None
1 = Fix
2 = Procedure turn left
3 = Procedure turn right
4 = Dme arc left
5 = Dme arc right
6 = Holding left
7 = Holding right
8 = Distance
9 = Altitude
10 = Manual sequence
11 = Vector to final

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GPS COURSE TO STEER Suggested heading to steer (for autopilot) Radians   -
GPS DRIVES NAV1 GPS is driving Nav 1 indicator Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
GPS ETA Estimated time of arrival at destination Seconds   -
GPS ETE Estimated time en route to destination Seconds   -
GPS FLIGHT PLAN WP COUNT Number of waypoints Number   -
GPS FLIGHT PLAN WP INDEX Index of waypoint Number   -
GPS GROUND MAGNETIC TRACK Current magnetic ground track Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS GROUND SPEED Current ground speed Meters per second TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS GROUND TRUE HEADING Current true heading Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS GROUND TRUE TRACK Current true ground track Radians   -
GPS IS ACTIVE FLIGHT PLAN Flight plan mode active Bool   -
GPS IS ACTIVE WAY POINT Waypoint mode active Bool   -
GPS IS ACTIVE WP LOCKED Is switching to next waypoint locked Bool   -
GPS IS APPROACH ACTIVE Is approach mode active Bool   -
GPS IS APPROACH LOADED Is approach loaded Bool   -
GPS IS ARRIVED Is flight plan destination reached Bool   -
GPS IS DIRECTTO FLIGHTPLAN Is Direct To Waypoint mode active Bool   -
GPS MAGVAR Current GPS magnetic variation Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS POSITION ALT Current GPS altitude Meters TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS POSITION LAT Current GPS latitude Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS POSITION LON Current GPS longitude Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS TARGET ALTITUDE Altitude of GPS target Meters   -
GPS TARGET DISTANCE Distance to target Meters   -
GPS VERTICAL ANGLE Glidepath in degrees Degrees   -
GPS VERTICAL ANGLE ERROR Vertical error in degrees from GlidePath Degrees   -
GPS VERTICAL ERROR Vertical deviation in meters from GlidePath Meters   -
GPS WP BEARING Magnetic bearing to waypoint Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS WP CROSS TRK Cross track distance Meters TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS WP DESIRED TRACK Desired track to waypoint Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS WP DISTANCE Distance to waypoint Meters TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS WP ETA Estimated time of arrival at waypoint Seconds   -
GPS WP ETE Estimated time en route to waypoint Seconds   -
GPS WP NEXT ALT Altitude of next waypoint Meters TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS WP NEXT LAT Latitude of next waypoint Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS WP NEXT LON Longitude of next waypoint Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS WP PREV ALT Altitude of previous waypoint Meters TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS WP PREV LAT Latitude of previous waypoint Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS WP PREV LON Longitude of previous waypoint Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS WP PREV VALID Is previous waypoint valid (i.e. current waypoint is not the first waypoint) Bool   -
GPS WP TRACK ANGLE ERROR Tracking angle error to waypoint Radians   -
GPS WP TRUE BEARING True bearing to waypoint Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS WP TRUE REQ HDG Required true heading to waypoint Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GPS WP VERTICAL SPEED Vertical speed to waypoint Meters per second   -
HSI BEARING If the GPS DRIVES NAV1 variable is true and the HSI BEARING VALID variable is true, this variable contains the HSI needle bearing.If the GPS DRIVES NAV1 variable is false and the HSI BEARING VALID variable is true, this variable contains theADF1 frequency. Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64 -
HSI BEARING VALID This will return true if the HSI BEARING variable contains valid data. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
HSI CDI NEEDLE Needle deflection (+/- 127) Number   -
HSI CDI NEEDLE VALID Signal valid Bool TYPE_BOOL -
HSI DISTANCE DME/GPS distance Nautical miles TYPE_FLOAT64 -
HSI GSI NEEDLE Needle deflection (+/- 119) Number   -
HSI GSI NEEDLE VALID Signal valid Bool TYPE_BOOL -
HSI HAS LOCALIZER Station is a localizer Bool TYPE_BOOL -
HSI SPEED DME/GPS speed Knots TYPE_FLOAT64 -
HSI TF FLAGS Nav TO/FROM flag.

Enum:

0 = Off
1 = TO
2 = FROM

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INNER MARKER Inner marker state Bool   -
INNER MARKER LATLONALT Returns the latitude, longitude and altitude of the inner marker of an approach to a runway, if the aircraft is within the required proximity, otherwise it will return zeros. SIMCONNECT_DATA_LATLONALTstructure   -
INTERCOM MODE Intercom Mode

Enum:

0 = ISO
1 = ALL
2 = CREW

TYPE_ENUM -
INTERCOM SYSTEM ACTIVE Whether or not the intercom system is active. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
MARKER AVAILABLE True if Marker is available Bool   -
MARKER BEACON SENSITIVITY HIGH Whether or not the Marker Beacon is in High Sensitivity mode. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
MARKER BEACON STATE Marker beacon state.

Enum:

0 = None
1 = Outer
2 = Middle
3 = Inner

TYPE_FLOAT64 -
MARKER BEACON TEST MUTE Whether or not the Marker Beacon is in Test/Mute mode. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
MARKER SOUND Marker audio flag Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 -
MIDDLE MARKER Middle marker state Bool   -
MIDDLE MARKER LATLONALT Returns the latitude, longitude and altitude of the middle marker. SIMCONNECT_DATA_LATLONALT structure   -
NAV ACTIVE FREQUENCY Nav active frequency. Index is 1 or 2. MHz TYPE_BCD16 Shared Cockpit
NAV AVAILABLE Flag if Nav equipped on aircraft Bool TYPE_BOOL -
NAV BACK COURSE FLAGS Returns the following bit flags.

Flags:

BIT0:[index] 1=back course available
BIT1:[index] 1=localizer tuned in
BIT2:[index] 1=on course
BIT7:[index] 1=station active

TYPE_FLAGS8 -
NAV CDI CDI needle deflection (+/- 127) Number TYPE_SINT8 -
NAV CLOSE DME DME distance Nautical miles   -
NAV CLOSE FREQUENCY Closest Localizer course frequency Hz   -
NAV CLOSE IDENT ICAO code String   -
NAV CLOSE LOCALIZER Closest Localizer course heading Degrees   -
NAV CLOSE NAME Descriptive name String   -
NAV CODES Returns bit flags with the following meaning.

Flags:

BIT7:[index] 0= VOR  1= Localizer
BIT6:[index] 1= glideslope available
BIT5:[index] 1= no localizer backcourse
BIT4:[index] 1= DME transmitter at glide slope transmitter
BIT3:[index] 1= no nav signal available
BIT2:[index] 1= voice available
BIT1:[index] 1 = TACAN available
BIT0:[index] 1= DME available

TYPE_FLAGS8 -
NAV DME DME distance Nautical miles   -
NAV DMESPEED DME speed Knots   -
NAV DME LATLONALT Returns the DME station. SIMCONNECT_DATA_LATLONALT structure   -
NAV FREQUENCY Localizer course frequency Hz   -
NAV GLIDE SLOPE The glide slope gradient. Number   -
NAV GLIDE SLOPE ERROR Difference between current position and glideslope angle. Note that this provides 32 bit floating point precision, rather than the 8 bit integer precision of NAV GSI. Degrees   -
NAV GSI Glideslope needle deflection (+/- 119). Note that this provides only 8 bit precision, whereas NAV GLIDE SLOPE ERROR provides 32 bit floating point precision. Number TYPE_SINT8 -
NAV GS FLAG Glideslope flag Bool TYPE_BOOL8 -
NAV GS LATLONALT Returns the glide slope. SIMCONNECT_DATA_LATLONALT structure   -
NAV HAS CLOSE DME Flag if found a close station with a DME Bool   -
NAV HAS CLOSE LOCALIZER Flag if found a close localizer station Bool   -
NAV HAS DME Flag if tuned station has a DME Bool   -
NAV HAS GLIDE SLOPE Flag if tuned station has a glideslope Bool   -
NAV HAS LOCALIZER Flag if tuned station is a localizer Bool   -
NAV HAS NAV Flag if Nav has signal Bool   -
NAV IDENT ICAO code String   -
NAV LOCALIZER Localizer course heading Degrees   -
NAV MAGVAR Magnetic variation of tuned nav station Degrees TYPE_UINT16 -
NAV NAME Descriptive name String   -
NAV OBS OBS setting. Index of 1 or 2. Degrees TYPE_UINT16 Shared Cockpit
NAV RADIAL Radial that aircraft is on Degrees TYPE_UINT16 -
NAV RADIAL ERROR Difference between current radial and OBS tuned radial Degrees   -
NAV RAW GLIDE SLOPE Glide slope angle Degrees   -
NAV RELATIVE BEARING TO STATION Relative bearing to station Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64 -
NAV SIGNAL Nav signal strength Number TYPE_UINT16 -
NAV SOUND Nav audio flag. Index of 1 or 2. Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit
NAV STANDBY FREQUENCY Nav standby frequency. Index is 1 or 2. MHz TYPE_BCD16 Shared Cockpit
NAV TOFROM Nav TO/FROM flag.

Enum:

0 = Off
1 = TO
2 = FROM

TYPE_ENUM8 -
NAV VOR DISTANCE Distance of the VOR beacon Meters   -
NAV VOR LATLONALT Returns the VOR station latitude, longitude and altitude. SIMCONNECT_DATA_LATLONALT structure   -
OUTER MARKER Outer marker state Bool   -
OUTER MARKER LATLONALT Returns the latitude, longitude and altitude of the outer marker. SIMCONNECT_DATA_LATLONALT structure   -
PILOT TRANSMITTER TYPE On which channel the pilot is transmitting.

Enum:

0 = COM1
1 = COM2
2 = COM3
3 = TEL
4 = NONE

TYPE_ENUM -
PILOT TRANSMITTING Whether or not the pilot is transmitting. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
SELECTED DME Selected DME Number TYPE_ENUM Shared Cockpit
SPEAKER ACTIVE Whether or not the speaker is active. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
TRANSPONDER AVAILABLE True if a transponder is available Bool   -
TRANSPONDER CODE 4-digit code BCO16 TYPE_BCO16 All aircraft (Index of 1 only).
TRANSPONDER STATE Transponder State

Enum:

0 = Off
1 = Standby
2 = Test
3 = On
4 = Alt
5 = Ground

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Aircraft Controls Data

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable Multiplayer
AILERON AVERAGE DEFLECTION Angle deflection Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
AILERON LEFT DEFLECTION Angle deflection Radians   -
AILERON LEFT DEFLECTION PCT Percent deflection Percent Over 100   -
AILERON POSITION Percent aileron input left/right Position (-16K to 0) -16K = full left TYPE_SINT16 -
AILERON RIGHT DEFLECTION Angle deflection Radians   -
AILERON RIGHT DEFLECTION PCT Percent deflection Percent Over 100   -
AILERON TRIM Angle deflection Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
AILERON TRIM PCT The trim position of the ailerons. Zero is fully retracted. Float. Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ALTERNATE STATIC SOURCE OPEN Alternate static air source Bool TYPE_BOOL All aircraft
BRAKE INDICATOR Brake on indication Position (0 to 16K) 0 = off, 16K full TYPE_UINT16 -
BRAKE LEFT POSITION Percent left brake Position (0 to 32K) 0 = off, 32K full TYPE_SINT32 -
BRAKE LEFT POSITION EX1 Percent left brake, ignoring the effect of the parking brake. Position (0 to 32K) 0 = off, 32K full TYPE_SINT32 -
BRAKE PARKING INDICATOR Parking brake indicator Bool   -
BRAKE PARKING POSITION Parking brake on Position (0 to 32K) 0 = off, 32K full TYPE_UINT16 Shared Cockpit
BRAKE RIGHT POSITION Percent right brake Position (0 to 32K) 0 = off, 32K full TYPE_SINT32 -
BRAKE RIGHT POSITION EX1 Percent right brake, ignoring the effect of the parking brake. Position (0 to 32K) 0 = off, 32K full TYPE_SINT32 -
ELEVATOR DEFLECTION Angle deflection Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ELEVATOR DEFLECTION PCT Percent deflection Percent Over 100   -
ELEVATOR POSITION Percent elevator input deflection Position (-16K to 0) -16K = full down TYPE_SINT16 -
ELEVATOR TRIM INDICATOR Percent elevator trim (for indication) Position (-16K to 0) -16K = full down TYPE_SINT16 -
ELEVATOR TRIM PCT Percent elevator trim Percent Over 100   -
ELEVATOR TRIM POSITION Elevator trim deflection Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit
FLAPS AVAILABLE True if flaps available Bool TYPE_BOOL -
FLAPS HANDLE INDEX Index of current flap position Number   All aircraft
FLAPS HANDLE PERCENT Percent flap handle extended Percent Over 100 TYPE_UINT32 -
FLAPS NUM HANDLE POSITIONS Number of flap positions Number   -
FLAP DAMAGE BY SPEED True if flaps are damaged by excessive speed Bool   -
FLAP SPEED EXCEEDED True if safe speed limit for flaps exceeded Bool   -
FOLDING WING HANDLE POSITION True if the folding wing handle is engaged. Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 -
FUEL DUMP SWITCH If true the aircraft is dumping fuel at the rate set in the configuration file. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
LEADING EDGE FLAPS LEFT ANGLE Angle left leading edge flap extended. Use LEADING EDGE FLAPS LEFT PERCENT to set a value. Radians   -
LEADING EDGE FLAPS LEFT INDEX Index of left leading edge flap position Number   All aircraft
LEADING EDGE FLAPS LEFT PERCENT Percent left leading edge flap extended Percent Over 100   -
LEADING EDGE FLAPS RIGHT ANGLE Angle right leading edge flap extended. Use LEADING EDGE FLAPS RIGHT PERCENT to set a value. Radians   -
LEADING EDGE FLAPS RIGHT INDEX Index of right leading edge flap position Number   All aircraft
LEADING EDGE FLAPS RIGHT PERCENT Percent right leading edge flap extended Percent Over 100   -
RUDDER DEFLECTION Angle deflection Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RUDDER DEFLECTION PCT Percent deflection Percent Over 100   -
RUDDER PEDAL POSITION Percent rudder pedal deflection (for animation) Position (-16K to 0) -16K = left pedal pushed full in TYPE_SINT16 -
RUDDER POSITION Percent rudder input deflection Position (-16K to 0) -16K = full left TYPE_SINT16 -
RUDDER TRIM Angle deflection Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RUDDER TRIM PCT The trim position of the rudder. Zero is no trim. Float. Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
SPOILERS ARMED Auto-spoilers armed Bool TYPE_BOOL32 All aircraft
SPOILERS HANDLE POSITION Spoiler handle position Percent Over 100 or Position (16K = down, 0 = up) TYPE_UINT32 All aircraft
SPOILERS LEFT POSITION Percent left spoiler deflected Percent Over 100 or Position (0 = retracted, 16K fully extended) TYPE_UINT32 -
SPOILERS RIGHT POSITION Percent right spoiler deflected Percent Over 100 or Position (0 = retracted, 16K fully extended) TYPE_UINT32 -
TRAILING EDGE FLAPS LEFT ANGLE Angle left trailing edge flap extended. Use TRAILING EDGE FLAPS LEFT PERCENT to set a value. Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TRAILING EDGE FLAPS LEFT INDEX Index of left trailing edge flap position Number   All aircraft
TRAILING EDGE FLAPS LEFT PERCENT Percent left trailing edge flap extended Percent Over 100 TYPE_UINT32 -
TRAILING EDGE FLAPS RIGHT ANGLE Angle right trailing edge flap extended. Use TRAILING EDGE FLAPS RIGHT PERCENT to set a value. Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TRAILING EDGE FLAPS RIGHT INDEX Index of right trailing edge flap position Number   All aircraft
TRAILING EDGE FLAPS RIGHT PERCENT Percent right trailing edge flap extended Percent Over 100 TYPE_UINT32 -
YOKE X POSITION Percent control deflection left/right (for animation) Position (-16K to 0) -16K = TYPE_SINT16 -
YOKE X POSITION WITH AP Percent control deflection left/right (for animation). Also includes AP's inputs. Position (-16K to 0) -16K =   -
YOKE Y POSITION Percent control deflection fore/aft (for animation) Position (-16K to 0) -16K = Yoke fully pushed in TYPE_SINT16 -
YOKE Y POSITION WITH AP Percent control deflection fore/aft (for animation). Also includes AP's inputs. Position (-16K to 0) -16K = Yoke fully pushed in   -

 

 

Aircraft Environment Data

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable
AIRCRAFT WIND X Wind component in aircraft lateral axis Knots  
AIRCRAFT WIND Y Wind component in aircraft vertical axis Knots  
AIRCRAFT WIND Z Wind component in aircraft longitudinal axis Knots  
AMBIENT DENSITY Ambient density Slugs per cubic feet  
AMBIENT IN CLOUD True if the aircraft is in a cloud. Bool  
AMBIENT PRECIP STATE Precip state (bit field)

Mask:

2 = None
4 = Rain
8 = Snow

 
AMBIENT PRESSURE Ambient pressure Inches of mercury, inHg TYPE_FLOAT64
AMBIENT TEMPERATURE Ambient temperature Celsius TYPE_FLOAT64
AMBIENT VISIBILITY Ambient visibility Meters  
AMBIENT WIND DIRECTION Wind direction Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64
AMBIENT WIND VELOCITY Wind velocity Knots TYPE_FLOAT64
AMBIENT WIND X Wind component in East/West direction. Meters per second TYPE_FLOAT64
AMBIENT WIND Y Wind component in vertical direction. Meters per second TYPE_FLOAT64
AMBIENT WIND Z Wind component in North/South direction. Meters per second TYPE_FLOAT64
BAROMETER PRESSURE Barometric pressure Millibars TYPE_FLOAT64
SEA LEVEL PRESSURE Barometric pressure at sea level Millibars  
STANDARD ATM TEMPERATURE Outside temperature on the standard ATM scale Rankine TYPE_FLOAT64
STRUCT AMBIENT WIND X (latitude), Y (vertical) and Z (longitude) components of the wind. Feet_per_second  
TOTAL AIR TEMPERATURE Total air temperature is the air temperature at the front of the aircraft where the ram pressure from the speed of the aircraft is taken into account. Celsius TYPE_FLOAT64
WINDSHIELD RAIN EFFECT AVAILABLE Is visual effect available on this aircraft Bool  

 

 

Aircraft Flight Instrumentation Data

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable Multiplayer
AIRSPEED BARBER POLE Redline airspeed (dynamic on some aircraft) Knots TYPE_VAR32 -
AIRSPEED INDICATED Indicated airspeed Knots   -
AIRSPEED MACH Current mach Mach TYPE_UINT16 -
AIRSPEED TRUE True airspeed Knots   -
AIRSPEED TRUE CALIBRATE Angle of True calibration scale on airspeed indicator Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit
ANGLE OF ATTACK INDICATOR AoA indication Radians TYPE_SINT16 -
ATTITUDE BARS POSITION AI reference pitch reference bars Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ATTITUDE CAGE AI caged state Bool TYPE_BOOL -
ATTITUDE INDICATOR BANK DEGREES AI bank indication Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ATTITUDE INDICATOR PITCH DEGREES AI pitch indication Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
BARBER POLE MACH Mach associated with maximum airspeed Mach TYPE_FLOAT64 -
DELTA HEADING RATE Rate of turn of heading indicator Radians per second TYPE_SINT16 -
GYRO DRIFT ERROR Angular error of heading indicator Radians TYPE_SINT16 -
HEADING INDICATOR Heading indicator (directional gyro) indication Radians   -
INDICATED ALTITUDE Altimeter indication Feet   -
INDICATED ALTITUDE EX1 Similar to INDICATED_ALTITUDE but doesn't affect actual plan position when Setting this variable. Feet   -
KOHLSMAN SETTING HG Altimeter setting Inches of Mercury, inHg TYPE_FLOAT64 -
KOHLSMAN SETTING MB Altimeter setting Millibars TYPE_FLOAT64 -
KOHLSMAN SETTING STD True if altimeter is in Standard mode Bool TYPE_BOOL -
MACH MAX OPERATE Maximum design mach Mach TYPE_UINT32 -
MAX G FORCE Maximum G force attained Gforce TYPE_FLOAT64 -
MIN G FORCE Minimum G force attained Gforce TYPE_FLOAT64 -
OVERSPEED WARNING Overspeed warning state Bool TYPE_BOOL8 -
PARTIAL PANEL ADF Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL AIRSPEED Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL ALTIMETER Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL ATTITUDE Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL AVIONICS Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum   -
PARTIAL PANEL COMM Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL COMPASS Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL ELECTRICAL Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL ENGINE Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL FUEL INDICATOR Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL HEADING Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL NAV Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL PITOT Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL TRANSPONDER Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL TURN COORDINATOR Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL VACUUM Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PARTIAL PANEL VERTICAL VELOCITY Gauge fail flag (0 = ok, 1 = fail, 2 = blank) Enum TYPE_ENUM8 -
PLANE HEADING DEGREES GYRO Heading indicator (directional gyro) indication Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RADIO HEIGHT Radar altitude Feet TYPE_FLOAT64 -
STALL WARNING Stall warning state Bool TYPE_BOOL8 -
SUCTION PRESSURE Vacuum system suction pressure Inches of Mercury, inHg TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TURN COORDINATOR BALL Turn coordinator ball position Position 128 (-127 to 127) TYPE_SINT8 -
TURN COORDINATOR BALL INV Turn coordinator ball position inverted (upside down) Position 128 (-127 to 127) TYPE_SINT8 -
VERTICAL SPEED Vertical speed indication Feet per second TYPE_SINT32 -
WISKEY COMPASS INDICATION DEGREES Magnetic compass indication Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64 -

 

 

Aircraft Fuel Data

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable
ESTIMATED FUEL FLOW Estimated fuel flow at cruise Pounds per hour  
FUEL CROSS FEED Cross feed valve. Enum TYPE_ENUM
FUEL LEFT CAPACITY Maximum capacity in volume Gallons  
FUEL LEFT QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons TYPE_FLOAT64
FUEL RIGHT CAPACITY Maximum capacity in volume Gallons  
FUEL RIGHT QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons TYPE_FLOAT64
FUEL SELECTED QUANTITY Quantity of selected tank Gallons TYPE_FLOAT64
FUEL SELECTED QUANTITY PERCENT Percent or capacity for selected tank Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64
FUEL TANK CENTER2 CAPACITY Maximum capacity in volume Gallons TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK CENTER2 LEVEL Percent of maximum capacity Percent Over 100 TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK CENTER2 QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons TYPE_FLOAT64
FUEL TANK CENTER3 CAPACITY Maximum capacity in volume Gallons  
FUEL TANK CENTER3 LEVEL Percent of maximum capacity Percent Over 100  
FUEL TANK CENTER3 QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons TYPE_FLOAT64
FUEL TANK CENTER CAPACITY Maximum capacity in volume Gallons TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK CENTER LEVEL Percent of maximum capacity Percent Over 100 TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK CENTER QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons TYPE_FLOAT64
FUEL TANK EXTERNAL1 CAPACITY Maximum capacity in volume Gallons  
FUEL TANK EXTERNAL1 LEVEL Percent of maximum capacity Percent Over 100  
FUEL TANK EXTERNAL1 QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons  
FUEL TANK EXTERNAL2 CAPACITY Maximum capacity in volume Gallons  
FUEL TANK EXTERNAL2 LEVEL Percent of maximum capacity Percent Over 100  
FUEL TANK EXTERNAL2 QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons  
FUEL TANK LEFT AUX CAPACITY Maximum capacity in volume Gallons TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK LEFT AUX LEVEL Percent of maximum capacity Percent Over 100 TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK LEFT AUX QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons  
FUEL TANK LEFT MAIN CAPACITY Maximum capacity in volume Gallons TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK LEFT MAIN LEVEL Percent of maximum capacity Percent Over 100 TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK LEFT MAIN QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons  
FUEL TANK LEFT TIP CAPACITY Maximum capacity in volume Gallons TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK LEFT TIP LEVEL Percent of maximum capacity Percent Over 100 TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK LEFT TIP QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons  
FUEL TANK RIGHT AUX CAPACITY Maximum capacity in volume Gallons TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK RIGHT AUX LEVEL Percent of maximum capacity Percent Over 100 TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK RIGHT AUX QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons  
FUEL TANK RIGHT MAIN CAPACITY Maximum capacity in volume Gallons TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK RIGHT MAIN LEVEL Percent of maximum capacity Percent Over 100 TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK RIGHT MAIN QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons  
FUEL TANK RIGHT TIP CAPACITY Maximum capacity in volume Gallons TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK RIGHT TIP LEVEL Percent of maximum capacity Percent Over 100 TYPE_UINT32
FUEL TANK RIGHT TIP QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons  
FUEL TANK SELECTOR Which tank is selected. See fuel tank list. Enum TYPE_ENUM
FUEL TOTAL CAPACITY Total capacity of the aircraft Gallons  
FUEL TOTAL QUANTITY Current quantity in volume Gallons TYPE_FLOAT64
FUEL TOTAL QUANTITY WEIGHT Current total fuel weight of the aircraft Pounds TYPE_FLOAT64
FUEL WEIGHT PER GALLON Fuel weight per gallon Pounds TYPE_FLOAT64
NEW FUEL SYSTEM Is the aircraft using the new Fuel System or the FSX one Bool  
NUM FUEL SELECTORS Number of selectors on the aircraft Number  
UNLIMITED FUEL Unlimited fuel flag Bool  

 

 

Aircraft Interactive Points

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable
EXIT OPEN DEPRECATED. Percent door/exit open Percent Over 100  
EXIT POSX DEPRECATED. Position of exit relative to datum reference point Feet  
EXIT POSY DEPRECATED. Position of exit relative to datum reference point Feet  
EXIT POSZ DEPRECATED. Position of exit relative to datum reference point Feet  
EXIT TYPE DEPRECATED. One of:[index]

0:[index] Main

1:[index] Cargo

2:[index] Emergency

3:[index] Unknown
Enum  
INTERACTIVE POINT BANK Interactive Point orientation: Bank Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64
INTERACTIVE POINT HEADING Interactive Point orientation: Heading Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64
INTERACTIVE POINT JETWAY LEFT BEND Interactive Point Jetway constant, determining the desired left bend ratio of jetway hood Percent TYPE_FLOAT64
INTERACTIVE POINT JETWAY LEFT DEPLOYMENT Interactive Point Jetway constant, determining the desired left deployment angle of jetway hood Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64
INTERACTIVE POINT JETWAY RIGHT BEND Interactive Point Jetway constant, determining the desired right bend ratio of jetway hood Percent TYPE_FLOAT64
INTERACTIVE POINT JETWAY RIGHT DEPLOYMENT Interactive Point Jetway constant, determining the desired right deployment angle of jetway hood Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64
INTERACTIVE POINT JETWAY TOP HORIZONTAL Interactive Point Jetway constant, determining the desired top horizontal ratio of displacement of jetway hood Percent TYPE_FLOAT64
INTERACTIVE POINT JETWAY TOP VERTICAL Interactive Point Jetway constant, determining the desired top vertical ratio of displacement of jetway hood Percent TYPE_FLOAT64
INTERACTIVE POINT OPEN Interactive Point current percentage of opening (if door) or deployment (if hose/cable) Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64
INTERACTIVE POINT PITCH Interactive Point orientation: Pitch Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64
INTERACTIVE POINT POSX Interactive Point Position relative to datum reference point Feet TYPE_FLOAT64
INTERACTIVE POINT POSY Interactive Point Position relative to datum reference point Feet TYPE_FLOAT64
INTERACTIVE POINT POSZ Interactive Point Position relative to datum reference point Feet TYPE_FLOAT64
INTERACTIVE POINT TYPE One of the following:

0: Main exit
1: Cargo exit
2: Emergency exit
3: Fuel hose
4: Ground Power cable
99: Unknown (for error handling)
Enum TYPE_ENUM

 

 

Aircraft Landing Gear Data

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable Multiplayer
ANTISKID BRAKES ACTIVE True if antiskid brakes active Bool TYPE_BOOL -
AUTOBRAKES ACTIVE Whether or not the AutoBrakes are currently active. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
AUTO BRAKE SWITCH CB Auto brake switch position Number TYPE_ENUM -
AUX WHEEL ROTATION ANGLE Aux wheel rotation angle Radians   -
AUX WHEEL RPM Rpm of fourth set of gear wheels. Rpm   -
CENTER WHEEL ROTATION ANGLE Center wheel rotation angle Radians   -
CENTER WHEEL RPM Center landing gear rpm Rpm   -
GEAR ANIMATION POSITION Percent gear animation extended Number   -
GEAR AUX POSITION Percent auxiliary gear extended Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GEAR AUX STEER ANGLE Aux wheel angle, negative to the left, positive to the right. The aux wheel is the fourth set of gear, sometimes used on helicopters. Percent Over 100   -
GEAR AUX STEER ANGLE PCT Aux steer angle as a percentage Percent Over 100   -
GEAR CENTER POSITION Percent center gear extended Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GEAR CENTER STEER ANGLE Center wheel angle, negative to the left, positive to the right. Percent Over 100   -
GEAR CENTER STEER ANGLE PCT Center steer angle as a percentage Percent Over 100   -
GEAR DAMAGE BY SPEED True if gear has been damaged by excessive speed Bool   -
GEAR EMERGENCY HANDLE POSITION True if gear emergency handle applied Bool TYPE_BOOL -
GEAR HANDLE POSITION True if gear handle is applied Bool TYPE_UINT32 All aircraft
GEAR HYDRAULIC PRESSURE Gear hydraulic pressure Pound force per square foot (psf)   -
GEAR LEFT POSITION Percent left gear extended Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GEAR LEFT STEER ANGLE Left wheel angle, negative to the left, positive to the right. Percent Over 100   -
GEAR LEFT STEER ANGLE PCT Left steer angle as a percentage Percent Over 100   -
GEAR POSITION Position of landing gear:[index]

0 = unknown

1 = up

2 = down
Enum   -
GEAR RIGHT POSITION Percent right gear extended Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GEAR RIGHT STEER ANGLE Right wheel angle, negative to the left, positive to the right. Percent Over 100   -
GEAR RIGHT STEER ANGLE PCT Right steer angle as a percentage Percent Over 100   -
GEAR SPEED EXCEEDED True if safe speed limit for gear exceeded Bool   -
GEAR STEER ANGLE Alternative method of getting the steer angle. Index is

0 = center

1 = left

2 = right

3 = aux
Percent Over 100   -
GEAR STEER ANGLE PCT Alternative method of getting steer angle as a percentage. Index is

0 = center

1 = left

2 = right

3 = aux
Percent Over 100   -
GEAR TAIL POSITION Percent tail gear extended Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GEAR TOTAL PCT EXTENDED Percent total gear extended Percentage   -
GEAR WARNING One of:[index]

0:[index] unknown

1:[index] normal

2:[index] amphib
Enum TYPE_BOOL -
IS GEAR FLOATS True if landing gear is floats Bool   -
IS GEAR RETRACTABLE True if gear can be retracted Bool   -
IS GEAR SKIDS True if landing gear is skids Bool   -
IS GEAR SKIS True if landing gear is skis Bool   -
IS GEAR WHEELS True if landing gear is wheels Bool   -
LEFT WHEEL ROTATION ANGLE Left wheel rotation angle Radians   -
LEFT WHEEL RPM Left landing gear rpm Rpm   -
NOSEWHEEL LOCK ON True if the nosewheel lock is engaged. Bool TYPE_BOOL >N -
REJECTED TAKEOFF BRAKES ACTIVE Whether or not the rejected takeoff brakes are currently active. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
RETRACT FLOAT SWITCH True if retract float switch on Bool TYPE_BOOL -
RETRACT LEFT FLOAT EXTENDED If aircraft has retractable floats. Percent (0 is fully retracted, 100 is fully extended)   -
RETRACT RIGHT FLOAT EXTENDED If aircraft has retractable floats. Percent (0 is fully retracted, 100 is fully extended)   -
RIGHT WHEEL ROTATION ANGLE Right wheel rotation angle Radians   -
RIGHT WHEEL RPM Right landing gear rpm Rpm   -
STEER INPUT CONTROL Position of steering tiller Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TAILWHEEL LOCK ON True if tailwheel lock applied Bool TYPE_BOOL -
WATER LEFT RUDDER EXTENDED Percent extended Percentage   -
WATER LEFT RUDDER STEER ANGLE Water left rudder angle, negative to the left, positive to the right. Percent Over 100   -
WATER LEFT RUDDER STEER ANGLE PCT Water left rudder angle as a percentage Percent Over 100   -
WATER RIGHT RUDDER EXTENDED Percent extended Percentage   -
WATER RIGHT RUDDER STEER ANGLE Water right rudder angle, negative to the left, positive to the right. Percent Over 100   -
WATER RIGHT RUDDER STEER ANGLE PCT Water right rudder as a percentage Percent Over 100   -
WATER RUDDER HANDLE POSITION Position of the water rudder handle (0 handle retracted, 100 rudder handle applied) Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 All aircraft
WHEEL ROTATION ANGLE Wheel rotation angle. Index is

0 = center

1 = left

2 = right

3 = aux
Radians   -
WHEEL RPM Wheel rpm. Index is

0 = center

1 = left

2 = right

3 = aux
Rpm   -

 

 

Aircraft Lights Data

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable Multiplayer
LANDING LIGHT PBH Landing light pitch bank and heading SIMCONNECT_DATA_XYZ structure   -
LIGHT BACKLIGHT INTENSITY Vehicle backlights current intensity (0 = off, 1 = full intensity) Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
LIGHT BEACON Light switch state Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 All aircraft
LIGHT BEACON ON Return true if the light is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
LIGHT BRAKE ON Return true if the light is on. Bool   -
LIGHT CABIN Light switch state Bool   All aircraft
LIGHT CABIN ON Return true if the light is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
LIGHT GYROLIGHT INTENSITY Vehicle gyrolights current intensity (0 = off, 1 = full intensity) Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
LIGHT HEADLIGHT INTENSITY Vehicle headlights current intensity (0 = off, 1 = full intensity) Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
LIGHT HEAD ON Return true if the light is on. Bool   -
LIGHT LANDING Light switch state Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 All aircraft
LIGHT LANDING ON Return true if the light is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
LIGHT LOGO Light switch state Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 All aircraft
LIGHT LOGO ON Return true if the light is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
LIGHT NAV Light switch state Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 All aircraft
LIGHT NAV ON Return true if the light is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
LIGHT ON STATES Bit mask:[index]

0x0001:[index] Nav
0x0002:[index] Beacon
0x0004:[index] Landing
0x0008:[index] Taxi
0x0010:[index] Strobe
0x0020:[index] Panel
0x0040:[index] Recognition
0x0080:[index] Wing
0x0100:[index] Logo
0x0200:[index] Cabin
Mask   -
LIGHT PANEL Light switch state Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 All aircraft
LIGHT PANEL ON Return true if the light is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
LIGHT RECOGNITION Light switch state Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 All aircraft
LIGHT RECOGNITION ON Return true if the light is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
LIGHT STATES Same as LIGHT ON STATES Mask   All aircraft
LIGHT STROBE Light switch state Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 All aircraft
LIGHT STROBE ON Return true if the light is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
LIGHT TAXI Light switch state Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 All aircraft
LIGHT TAXI ON Return true if the light is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
LIGHT WING Light switch state Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 All aircraft
LIGHT WING ON Return true if the light is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -

 

 

Aircraft Miscellaneous Data

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable Multiplayer
AIRSPEED SELECT INDICATED OR TRUE The airspeed, whether true or indicated airspeed has been selected. Knots TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ANEMOMETER PCT RPM Anemometer rpm as a percentage Percent over 100   -
ANIMATION DELTA TIME Difference of time between the current frame and the last frame where this SimObject has been animated Seconds TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ANNUNCIATOR SWITCH TODO Bool TYPE_BOOL -
APU GENERATOR ACTIVE Existed in FSX - Now also takes an index to be able to have multiple generators on a single APU Bool TYPE_BOOL -
APU GENERATOR SWITCH Existed in FSX - Now also takes an index to be able to have multiple generators on a single APU Bool TYPE_BOOL -
APU ON FIRE DETECTED True if APU on fire Bool TYPE_BOOL -
APU PCT RPM Auxiliary power unit rpm, as a percentage Percent over 100 TYPE_BOOL -
APU PCT STARTER Auxiliary power unit starter, as a percentage Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
APU VOLTS Existed in FSX - Now also takes an index to be able to have multiple generators on a single APU Volts TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ARTIFICIAL GROUND ELEVATION In case scenery is not loaded for AI planes, this variable can be used to set adefault surface elevation. Feet   -
ATC HEAVY Is this aircraft recognized by ATC as heavy Bool   -
ATC SUGGESTED MIN RWY LANDING Suggested minimum runway length for landing. Used by ATC  Feet   -
ATC SUGGESTED MIN RWY TAKEOFF Suggested minimum runway length for takeoff. Used by ATC  Feet   -
AUTO COORDINATION Is auto-coordination active Bool   -
BETA DOT Beta dot Radians per second   -
BLEED AIR SOURCE CONTROL One of:[index]

0:[index] min
1:[index] auto
2:[index] off
3:[index] apu
4:[index] engines
Enum TYPE_ENUM -
BRAKE DEPENDENT HYDRAULIC PRESSURE Brake dependent hydraulic pressure reading Pounds per square foot TYPE_FLOAT64 -
CABIN NO SMOKING ALERT SWITCH True if the No Smoking switch is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CABIN SEATBELTS ALERT SWITCH True if the Seatbelts switch is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CATEGORY One of the following:[index]

"Airplane",
"Helicopter",
"Boat",
"GroundVehicle",
"ControlTower",
"SimpleObject",
"Viewer"
String   -
CG AFT LIMIT Aft limit of CG Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
CG FWD LIMIT Forward limit of CG Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
CG MAX MACH Max mach CG Machs TYPE_FLOAT64 -
CG MIN MACH Min mach CG Machs TYPE_FLOAT64 -
CG PERCENT Longitudinal CG position as a percent of reference chord Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
CG PERCENT LATERAL Lateral CG position as a percent of reference chord Percent over 100   -
CONCORDE NOSE ANGLE 0 = up Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
CONCORDE VISOR NOSE HANDLE One of:[index]

0:[index] visor up, nose down
1:[index] visor down, nose up
2:[index] visor down, nose 5 degrees
3:[index] visor down, nose 12.5 degrees
Enum TYPE_SINT32 All aircraft
CONCORDE VISOR POSITION PERCENT 0 = up, 1.0 = extended/down Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
CRASH FLAG One of:[index]

0:[index] None
2:[index] Mountain
4:[index] General
6:[index] Building
8:[index] Splash
10:[index] Gear up
12:[index] Overstress
14:[index] Building
16:[index] Aircraft
18:[index] Fuel Truck
Enum   Shared Cockpit
CRASH SEQUENCE One of:[index]

0:[index] off
1:[index] complete
3:[index] reset
4:[index] pause
11:[index] start
Enum   -
DECISION ALTITUDE MSL Design decision altitude above mean sea level Feet TYPE_FLOAT64 -
DECISION HEIGHT Design decision height Feet TYPE_FLOAT64 -
DESIGN SPEED VC Design speed at VC Feet per second   -
DESIGN SPEED VS0 Design speed at VS0 Feet per second   -
DESIGN SPEED VS1 Design speed at VS1 Feet per second   -
DISK BANK ANGLE Main rotor bank angle (helicopters only) Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
DISK BANK PCT Main rotor bank percent (helicopters only) Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
DISK CONING PCT Main rotor coning percent (helicopters only) Percent over 100   -
DISK PITCH ANGLE Main rotor pitch angle (helicopters only) Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
DISK PITCH PCT Main rotor pitch percent (helicopters only) Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
DROPPABLE OBJECTS UI NAME Descriptive name, used in User Interface dialogs, of a droppable object String   -
DYNAMIC PRESSURE Dynamic pressure Pounds per square foot   -
ELECTRICAL OLD CHARGING AMPS Legacy, use ELECTRICAL BATTERY LOAD Amps TYPE_SINT32 -
ELEVON DEFLECTION Elevon deflection Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
EMPTY WEIGHT Empty weight of the aircraft Pounds   -
EMPTY WEIGHT CROSS COUPLED MOI Empty weigth cross coupled moment of inertia Slugs per feet squared   -
EMPTY WEIGHT PITCH MOI Empty weight pitch moment of inertia Slugs per feet squared   -
EMPTY WEIGHT ROLL MOI Empty weight roll moment of inertia Slugs per feet squared   -
EMPTY WEIGHT YAW MOI Empty weight yaw moment of inertia Slugs per feet squared   -
ESTIMATED CRUISE SPEED Estimated cruise speed Feet per second   -
FIRE BOTTLE DISCHARGED True if the fire bottle is discharged. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
FIRE BOTTLE SWITCH True if the fire bottle switch is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
FUEL SELECTED TRANSFER MODE One of:[index]

-1:[index] off
0:[index] auto
1:[index] forward
2:[index] aft
3:[index] manual
Enum   -
FULL THROTTLE THRUST TO WEIGHT RATIO Full throttle thrust to weight ratio Number   -
GPWS SYSTEM ACTIVE True if the Ground Proximity Warning System is active Bool TYPE_BOOL -
GPWS WARNING True if Ground Proximity Warning System installed. Bool TYPE_ENUM -
G FORCE Current g force GForce TYPE_SINT16 All aircraft
HYDRAULIC SWITCH True if hydraulic switch is on Bool   -
INDUCTOR COMPASS HEADING REF Inductor compass heading Radians   -
INDUCTOR COMPASS PERCENT DEVIATION Inductor compass deviation reading Percent over 100   -
IS ALTITUDE FREEZE ON True if the altitude of the aircraft is frozen. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
IS ATTITUDE FREEZE ON True if the attitude (pitch, bank and heading) of the aircraft is frozen. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
IS LATITUDE LONGITUDE FREEZE ON True if the lat/lon of the aircraft (either user or AI controlled) is frozen. If this variable returns true, itmeans that the latitude and longitude of theaircraft are not beingcontrolled by ESP, so enabling, for example, a SimConnect client to control the position of the aircraft. Thiscan also apply to altitude and attitude.

Also refer to the range of KEY_FREEZE..... Event IDs.
Bool TYPE_BOOL -
IS SLEW ACTIVE True if slew is active Bool   Shared Cockpit
IS SLEW ALLOWED True if slew is enabled Bool   Shared Cockpit
IS USER SIM Is this the user loaded aircraft Bool   -
LINEAR CL ALPHA Linear CL alpha Per radian   -
MAGNETIC COMPASS Compass reading Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64 -
MANUAL FUEL PUMP HANDLE Position of manual fuel pump handle. 100 is fully deployed. Percent over 100   -
MANUAL INSTRUMENT LIGHTS True if instrument lights are set manually Bool   -
MAX GROSS WEIGHT Maximum gross weight of the aircaft Pounds   -
MAX RATED ENGINE RPM Maximum rated rpm Rpm   -
MIN DRAG VELOCITY Minimum drag velocity Feet per second   -
NAV GS LLAF64 Nav GS latitude, longitude, altitude LLA structure   -
NAV VOR LLAF64 Nav VOR latitude, longitude, altitude LLA structure   -
PANEL ANTI ICE SWITCH True if panel anti-ice switch is on Bool   -
PAYLOAD STATION COUNT Number of payload stations Number   -
PAYLOAD STATION NAME Descriptive name for payload station String   -
PAYLOAD STATION WEIGHT Individual payload station weight Pounds   -
PITOT ICE PCT Amount of pitot ice. 100 is fully iced. Percent over 100   -
PRESSURE ALTITUDE Altitude reading Meters   -
PRESSURIZATION CABIN ALTITUDE The current altitude of the cabin pressurization.. Feet TYPE_FLOAT64 -
PRESSURIZATION CABIN ALTITUDE GOAL The set altitude of the cabin pressurization. Feet TYPE_FLOAT64 -
PRESSURIZATION CABIN ALTITUDE RATE The rate at which cabin pressurization changes. Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64 -
PRESSURIZATION DUMP SWITCH True if the cabin pressurization dump switch is on. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
PRESSURIZATION PRESSURE DIFFERENTIAL The difference in pressure between the set altitude pressurization and thecurrent pressurization. Pounds per square foot TYPE_FLOAT64 -
PROP AUTO CRUISE ACTIVE True if prop auto cruise active Bool   -
PROP BETA MAX Prop beta max Radians   -
PROP BETA MIN Prop beta min Radians   -
PROP BETA MIN REVERSE Prop beta min reverse Radians   -
PROP ROTATION ANGLE Prop rotation angle Radians   -
PUSHBACK ANGLE Pushback angle (the heading of the tug) Radians   -
PUSHBACK CONTACTX The towpoint position, relative to the aircrafts datum reference point. Feet   -
PUSHBACK CONTACTY Pushback contact position in vertical direction Feet   -
PUSHBACK CONTACTZ Pushback contact position in fore/aft direction Feet   -
PUSHBACK WAIT True if waiting for pushback. Bool   -
RAD INS SWITCH True if Rad INS switch on Bool TYPE_BOOL32 -
REALISM General realism percent Number   -
REALISM CRASH DETECTION True indicates crash detection is turned on. Bool   -
REALISM CRASH WITH OTHERS True indicates crashing with other aircraft is possible. Bool   -
ROTOR ROTATION ANGLE Main rotor rotation angle (helicopters only) Radians   -
RUDDER PEDAL INDICATOR Rudder pedal position Position TYPE_SINT16 -
SEMIBODY LOADFACTOR Y Semibody loadfactor x and z are not supported. Number   -
SEMIBODY LOADFACTOR YDOT Semibody loadfactory ydot Per second   -
SIGMA SQRT Sigma sqrt Number   -
SIMULATED RADIUS Simulated radius Feet   -
SIM DISABLED Is sim disabled Bool   -
STALL ALPHA Stall alpha Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
STATIC CG TO GROUND Static CG to ground Feet   -
STATIC PITCH Static pitch Radians   -
STRUCTURAL ICE PCT Amount of ice on aircraft structure. 100 is fully iced. Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
SURFACE CONDITION One of:[index]

0:[index] Normal
1:[index] Wet
2:[index] Icy
3:[index] Snow
Enum   -
SURFACE INFO VALID True indicates SURFACE CONDITION is meaningful. Bool   -
TOTAL VELOCITY Velocity regardless of direction. For example, if a helicopter is ascending vertically at 100 fps, getting this variable will return 100. Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TOTAL WEIGHT Total weight of the aircraft Pounds   -
TOTAL WEIGHT CROSS COUPLED MOI Total weight cross coupled moment of inertia Slugs per feet squared   -
TOTAL WEIGHT PITCH MOI Total weight pitch moment of inertia Slugs per feet squared   -
TOTAL WEIGHT ROLL MOI Total weight roll moment of inertia Slugs per feet squared   -
TOTAL WEIGHT YAW MOI Total weight yaw moment of inertia Slugs per feet squared   -
TOW CONNECTION True if a towline is connected to both tow plane and glider. Bool   -
TOW RELEASE HANDLE Position of tow release handle. 100 is fully deployed. Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TRUE AIRSPEED SELECTED True if True Airspeed has been selected Bool   -
TURN INDICATOR RATE Turn indicator reading Radians per second TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TURN INDICATOR SWITCH True if turn indicator switch is on Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TYPICAL DESCENT RATE Normal descent rate Feet per minute   -
USER INPUT ENABLED Is input allowed from the user Bool   -
VARIOMETER RATE Variometer rate Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64 -
VARIOMETER SWITCH True if the variometer switch is on Bool TYPE_BOOL -
VISUAL MODEL RADIUS Model radius Meters   -
WATER BALLAST VALVE True if water ballast valve is available Bool TYPE_BOOL -
WING AREA Total wing area Square feet   -
WING SPAN Total wing span Feet   -
YAW STRING ANGLE The yaw string angle. Yaw strings are attached to gliders as visible indicators of the yaw angle. An animation of this is not implemented in ESP. Radians   -
YAW STRING PCT EXTENDED Yaw string angle as a percentage Percent over 100   -
YOKE X INDICATOR Yoke position in horizontal direction Position   -
YOKE Y INDICATOR Yoke position in vertical direction Position TYPE_SINT16 -
ZERO LIFT ALPHA Zero lift alpha Radians   -

 

 

Aircraft Miscellaneous Systems Data

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable Multiplayer
APPLY HEAT TO SYSTEMS Used when too close to a fire. Bool   -
CANOPY OPEN Percent primary door/exit open Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
CARB HEAT AVAILABLE True if carb heat available Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CIRCUIT AUTOPILOT ON Is electrical power available to this circuit Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CIRCUIT AUTO BRAKES ON Is electrical power available to this circuit Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CIRCUIT AUTO FEATHER ON Is electrical power available to this circuit Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CIRCUIT AVIONICS ON Is electrical power available to this circuit Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CIRCUIT FLAP MOTOR ON Is electrical power available to this circuit Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CIRCUIT GEAR MOTOR ON Is electrical power available to this circuit Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CIRCUIT GEAR WARNING ON Is electrical power available to this circuit Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CIRCUIT GENERAL PANEL ON Is electrical power available to this circuit Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CIRCUIT HYDRAULIC PUMP ON Is electrical power available to this circuit Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CIRCUIT MARKER BEACON ON Is electrical power available to this circuit Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CIRCUIT PITOT HEAT ON Is electrical power available to this circuit Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CIRCUIT PROP SYNC ON Is electrical power available to this circuit Bool TYPE_BOOL -
CIRCUIT STANDY VACUUM ON Is electrical power available to this circuit Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit
DROPPABLE OBJECTS COUNT The number of droppable objects at the station number identified by the index. Number   -
DROPPABLE OBJECTS TYPE The type of droppable object at the station number identified by the index. String   -
ELECTRICAL AVIONICS BUS AMPS Avionics bus current Amperes TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ELECTRICAL AVIONICS BUS VOLTAGE Avionics bus voltage Volts TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ELECTRICAL BATTERY BUS AMPS Battery bus current Amperes TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ELECTRICAL BATTERY BUS VOLTAGE Battery bus voltage Volts TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ELECTRICAL BATTERY LOAD Battery load Amperes TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ELECTRICAL BATTERY VOLTAGE Battery voltage Volts TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ELECTRICAL GENALT BUS AMPS Genalt bus current (takes engine index) Amperes TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ELECTRICAL GENALT BUS VOLTAGE Genalt bus voltage (takes engine index) Volts TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ELECTRICAL HOT BATTERY BUS AMPS Current available when battery switch is turned off Amperes TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ELECTRICAL HOT BATTERY BUS VOLTAGE Voltage available when battery switch is turned off Volts TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ELECTRICAL MAIN BUS AMPS Main bus current Amperes TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ELECTRICAL MAIN BUS VOLTAGE Main bus voltage Volts TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ELECTRICAL MASTER BATTERY Battery switch position Bool TYPE_BOOL All aircraft
ELECTRICAL TOTAL LOAD AMPS Total load amps Amperes TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ENGINE MIXURE AVAILABLE True if engine mixture is available for prop engines. Obsolete value as mixture is always available. Spelling error in variable name. Bool TYPE_BOOL -
FOLDING WING LEFT PERCENT Left folding wing position, 100 is fully folded Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
FOLDING WING RIGHT PERCENT Right folding wing position, 100 is fully folded Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
HYDRAULIC PRESSURE Hydraulic system pressure. Indexes start at 1. Pound force per square foot TYPE_FLOAT64 -
HYDRAULIC RESERVOIR PERCENT Hydraulic pressure changes will follow changes to this variable. Indexes start at 1. Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM INTEGRITY Percent system functional Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
IS TAIL DRAGGER True if the aircraft is a taildragger Bool TYPE_BOOL -
PITOT HEAT Pitot heat active Bool TYPE_BOOL32 All aircraft
PITOT HEAT SWITCH Pitot heat switch state Enum TYPE_ENUM All aircraft
PUSHBACK STATE Type of pushback :[index]

0 = Straight
1 = Left
2 = Right
Enum   -
SMOKESYSTEM AVAILABLE Smoke system available Bool   -
SMOKE ENABLE Set to True to activate the smoke system, if one is available (for example, on the Extra). Bool TYPE_BOOL All aircraft
SPOILER AVAILABLE True if spoiler system available Bool TYPE_BOOL -
STALL HORN AVAILABLE True if stall alarm available Bool TYPE_BOOL -
STROBES AVAILABLE True if strobe lights are available Bool TYPE_BOOL -
STRUCTURAL DEICE SWITCH True if the aircraft structure deice switch is on Bool TYPE_BOOL -
TAILHOOK POSITION Percent tail hook extended Percent Over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TOE BRAKES AVAILABLE True if toe brakes are available Bool TYPE_BOOL -
WINDSHIELD DEICE SWITCH True if the aircraft windshield deice switch is on Bool TYPE_BOOL -

 

 

Aircraft Position And Speed Data

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable
ACCELERATION BODY X Acceleration relative to aircraft axis, in east/west direction Feet per second squared TYPE_FLOAT64
ACCELERATION BODY Y Acceleration relative to aircraft axis, in vertical direction Feet per second squared TYPE_FLOAT64
ACCELERATION BODY Z Acceleration relative to aircraft axis, in north/south direction Feet per second squared TYPE_FLOAT64
ACCELERATION WORLD X Acceleration relative to earth, in east/west direction Feet per second squared TYPE_FLOAT64
ACCELERATION WORLD Y Acceleration relative to earth, in vertical direction Feet per second squared TYPE_FLOAT64
ACCELERATION WORLD Z Acceleration relative to earth, in north/south direction Feet per second squared TYPE_FLOAT64
AILERON TRIM DISABLED Whether or not the Aileron Trim has been disabled. Bool TYPE_BOOL
ATC AIRPORT IS TOWERED If the airport is controlled, this boolean is true Bool TYPE_BOOL
ATC CLEARED LANDING Whether the ATC has cleared the plane for landing. Bool TYPE_BOOL
ATC CLEARED TAKEOFF Whether the ATC has cleared the plane for takeoff. Bool TYPE_BOOL
ATC CLEARED TAXI Whether the ATC has cleared the plane for taxi. Bool TYPE_BOOL
ATC RUNWAY AIRPORT NAME The name of the airport of the runway assigned by the ATC. Returns "" if no runway is assigned. String  
ATC RUNWAY DISTANCE This float represents the distance between the player's plane and the center of the runway selected by the ATC. (Not previously in FSX) Meters TYPE_FLOAT64
ATC RUNWAY END DISTANCE This is a float corresponding to the horizontal distance between the player's plane and the end of the runway selected by the ATC. (Exposes values that previously existed in FSX) Meters TYPE_FLOAT64
ATC RUNWAY HEADING DEGREES TRUE This float represents the true heading of the runway selected by the ATC. (Not previsouly in FSX) Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64
ATC RUNWAY LENGTH The length of the runway assigned by the ATC. Returns -1 if no runway is assigned. Meters TYPE_FLOAT64
ATC RUNWAY RELATIVE POSITION X This is a float corresponding to the player's main gear relative X (transverse) position on the runway selected by the ATC. (Exposes values that previously existed in FSX) Meters TYPE_FLOAT64
ATC RUNWAY RELATIVE POSITION Y This is a float corresponding to the player's main gear relative Y (height) position on the runway selected by the ATC. (Exposes values that previously existed in FSX) Meters TYPE_FLOAT64
ATC RUNWAY RELATIVE POSITION Z This is a float corresponding to the player's main gear relative Z (longitudinal) position on the runway selected by the ATC. (Exposes values that previously existed in FSX) Meters TYPE_FLOAT64
ATC RUNWAY SELECTED This is a boolean corresponding to whether or not the ATC has pre-selected a runway for the player's plane. If this is false, every other ATC_RUNWAY SimVar will return default values. (Exposes values that previously existed in FSX) Bool TYPE_BOOL
ATC RUNWAY START DISTANCE This is a float corresponding to the horizontal distance between the player's plane and the start of the runway selected by the ATC. (Exposes values that previously existed in FSX) Meters TYPE_FLOAT64
ATC RUNWAY TDPOINT RELATIVE POSITION X This float represents the player's main gear relative X (transverse) position accorindg to the aiming point of the runway selected by the ATC. (Not previously in FSX) Meters TYPE_FLOAT64
ATC RUNWAY TDPOINT RELATIVE POSITION Y This float represents the player's main gear relative Y (height) position accorindg to the aiming point of the runway selected by the ATC. (Not previously in FSX) Meters TYPE_FLOAT64
ATC RUNWAY TDPOINT RELATIVE POSITION Z This float represents the player's main relative Z (longitudinal) position accorindg to the aiming point of the runway selected by the ATC. (Not previously in FSX) Meters TYPE_FLOAT64
ATC RUNWAY WIDTH The width of the runway assigned by the ATC. Returns -1 if no runway is assigned. Meters TYPE_FLOAT64
ELEVATOR TRIM DISABLED Whether or not the Elevator Trim has been disabled. Bool TYPE_BOOL
EYEPOINT POSITION The eyepoint position relative to the reference datum position for the aircraft. SIMCONNECT_DATA_XYZ structure, feet  
GROUND ALTITUDE Altitude of surface Meters TYPE_SINT32
GROUND VELOCITY Speed relative to the earths surface Knots  
INCIDENCE ALPHA Angle of attack Radians TYPE_FLOAT64
INCIDENCE BETA Sideslip angle Radians TYPE_FLOAT64
MAGVAR Magnetic variation Degrees TYPE_ANGL16
ON ANY RUNWAY Whether or not the plane is currently on a runway. Bool TYPE_BOOL
PLANE ALTITUDE Altitude of aircraft Feet  
PLANE ALT ABOVE GROUND Altitude above the surface Feet TYPE_FLOAT64
PLANE ALT ABOVE GROUND MINUS CG Altitude above the surface minus CG Feet TYPE_FLOAT64
PLANE BANK DEGREES Bank angle, although the name mentions degrees the units used are radians Radians TYPE_FLOAT64
PLANE HEADING DEGREES MAGNETIC Heading relative to magnetic north, although the name mentions degrees the units used are radians Radians TYPE_FLOAT64
PLANE HEADING DEGREES TRUE Heading relative to true north, although the name mentions degrees the units used are radians Radians TYPE_FLOAT64
PLANE LATITUDE Latitude of aircraft, North is positive, South negative Radians  
PLANE LONGITUDE Longitude of aircraft, East is positive, West negative Radians  
PLANE PITCH DEGREES Pitch angle, although the name mentions degrees the units used are radians Radians TYPE_FLOAT64
PLANE TOUCHDOWN BANK DEGREES This float represents the bank of the player's plane from the last touchdown. (Not previsouly in FSX) Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64
PLANE TOUCHDOWN HEADING DEGREES MAGNETIC This float represents the magnetic heading of the player's plane from the last touchdown. (Not previsouly in FSX) Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64
PLANE TOUCHDOWN HEADING DEGREES TRUE This float represents the true heading of the player's plane from the last touchdown. (Not previsouly in FSX) Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64
PLANE TOUCHDOWN LATITUDE This float represents the plane latitude for the last touchdown. (Not previsouly in FSX) Radians TYPE_FLOAT64
PLANE TOUCHDOWN LONGITUDE This float represents the plane longitude for the last touchdown. (Not previsouly in FSX) Radians TYPE_FLOAT64
PLANE TOUCHDOWN NORMAL VELOCITY This float represents the player's plane speed according to ground normal from the last touchdown. (Not previsouly in FSX) Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64
PLANE TOUCHDOWN PITCH DEGREES This float represents the pitch of the player's plane from the last touchdown. (Not previsouly in FSX) Degrees TYPE_FLOAT64
RELATIVE WIND VELOCITY BODY X Lateral speed relative to wind Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64
RELATIVE WIND VELOCITY BODY Y Vertical speed relative to wind Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64
RELATIVE WIND VELOCITY BODY Z Longitudinal speed relative to wind Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64
ROTATION ACCELERATION BODY X Rotation acceleration relative to aircraft axis Radians per second squared  
ROTATION ACCELERATION BODY Y Rotation acceleration relative to aircraft axis Radians per second squared  
ROTATION ACCELERATION BODY Z Rotation acceleration relative to aircraft axis Radians per second squared  
ROTATION VELOCITY BODY X Rotation relative to aircraft axis Feet per second  
ROTATION VELOCITY BODY Y Rotation relative to aircraft axis Feet per second  
ROTATION VELOCITY BODY Z Rotation relative to aircraft axis Feet per second  
RUDDER TRIM DISABLED Whether or not the Rudder Trim has been disabled. Bool TYPE_BOOL
SIM ON GROUND On ground flag Bool TYPE_BOOL8
SLOPE TO ATC RUNWAY The slope between the plane and the expected landing position of the runway. Returns 0 if no runway is assigned. Radians TYPE_FLOAT64
STRUCT BODY ROTATION VELOCITY The body rotation velocity. Individual body rotation values are in the Aircraft Position and Speed section. SIMCONNECT_DATA_XYZ structure, radians per second  
STRUCT BODY VELOCITY The object body velocity. SIMCONNECT_DATA_XYZ structure, feet per second  
STRUCT ENGINE POSITION The engine position relative to the reference datum position for the aircraft. SIMCONNECT_DATA_XYZ structure, feet.  
STRUCT EYEPOINT DYNAMIC ANGLE The angle of the eyepoint view. Zero, zero, zero is straight ahead. SIMCONNECT_DATA_XYZ structure, radians  
STRUCT EYEPOINT DYNAMIC OFFSET A variable offset away from the EYEPOINT POSITION SIMCONNECT_DATA_XYZ structure, feet  
STRUCT LATLONALT Returns the latitude, longitude and altitude of the user aircraft. SIMCONNECT_DATA_LATLONALTstructure  
STRUCT LATLONALTPBH Returns the pitch, bank and heading of the user aircraft. SIMCONNECT_DATA_LATLONALTstructure  
STRUCT SURFACE RELATIVE VELOCITY The relative surface velocity. SIMCONNECT_DATA_XYZ structure, feet per second  
STRUCT WORLDVELOCITY The world velocity. SIMCONNECT_DATA_XYZ structure, feet per second  
STRUCT WORLD ACCELERATION The world acceleration for each axis. Individual world acceleration values are in the Aircraft Position and Speed section. SIMCONNECT_DATA_XYZ structure, feet per second squared  
STRUCT WORLD ROTATION VELOCITY The world rotation velocity. SIMCONNECT_DATA_XYZ structure, radians per second  
SURFACE TYPE

Type of surface:[index]

0 = Concrete
1 = Grass
2 = Water
3 = Grass_bumpy
4 = Asphalt
5 = Short_grass
6 = Long_grass
7 = Hard_turf
8 = Snow
9 = Ice
10 = Urban
11 = Forest
12 = Dirt
13 = Coral
14 = Gravel
15 = Oil_treated
16 = Steel_mats
17 = Bituminus
18 = Brick
19 = Macadam
20 = Planks
21 = Sand
22 = Shale
23 = Tarmac
24 = Wright_flyer_track

Enum  
TOTAL WORLD VELOCITY Speed relative to the earths center Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64
VELOCITY BODY X True lateral speed, relative to aircraft axis Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64
VELOCITY BODY Y True vertical speed, relative to aircraft axis Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64
VELOCITY BODY Z True longitudinal speed, relative to aircraft axis Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64
VELOCITY WORLD X Speed relative to earth, in East/West direction Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64
VELOCITY WORLD Y Speed relative to earth, in vertical direction Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64
VELOCITY WORLD Z Speed relative to earth, in North/South direction Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64
WINDSHIELD WIND VELOCITY Longitudinal speed of wind on the windshield Feet per second TYPE_FLOAT64
WING FLEX PCT The current wing flex. Different values can be set for each wing (for example,during banking). Set an index of 1 for the left wing, and 2 for the right wing. Percent over 100  

 

 

Aircraft String Data

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable
ATC AIRLINE Airline used by ATC String (50)  
ATC FLIGHT NUMBER Flight Number used by ATC String (6)  
ATC ID ID used by ATC String (10)  
ATC MODEL Model used by ATC String (10)  
ATC ON PARKING SPOT Is ATC aircraft on parking spot Bool  
ATC TYPE Type used by ATC String (30)  
GPS APPROACH AIRPORT ID ID of airport String  
GPS APPROACH APPROACH ID ID of approach String  
GPS APPROACH TRANSITION ID ID of approach transition String  
GPS WP NEXT ID ID of next GPS waypoint String  
GPS WP PREV ID ID of previous GPS waypoint String  
HSI STATION IDENT Tuned station identifier String(6)  
TITLE Title from aircraft.cfg Variable length string  

 

 

Aircraft Engine Data

Simulation Variable Description Units Type Settable Multiplayer
ELEVATOR TRIM NEUTRAL Elevator trim neutral Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ENGINE CONTROL SELECT Selected engines (combination of bit flags)

1 = Engine 1
2 = Engine 2
4 = Engine 3
8 = Engine 4
Mask TYPE_FLAGS -
ENGINE TYPE Engine type:[index]

0 = Piston
1 = Jet
2 = None
3 = Helo(Bell) turbine
4 = Unsupported
5 = Turboprop
Enum   -
ENG ANTI ICE Anti-ice switch Bool TYPE_BOOL16 -
ENG COMBUSTION True if the engine is running Bool   -
ENG CYLINDER HEAD TEMPERATURE Engine cylinder head temperature Rankine TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ENG EXHAUST GAS TEMPERATURE Exhaust gas temperature Rankine TYPE_UINT16 -
ENG EXHAUST GAS TEMPERATURE GES Governed engine setting Percent over 100 TYPE_UINT16 -
ENG FAILED Failure flag Number   -
ENG FUEL FLOW BUG POSITION Fuel flow reference Pounds per hour TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ENG FUEL FLOW GPH Engine fuel flow Gallons per hour TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ENG FUEL FLOW PPH Engine fuel flow Pounds per hour TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ENG HYDRAULIC PRESSURE Engine hydraulic pressure Pounds per square foot TYPE_UINT32 -
ENG HYDRAULIC QUANTITY Engine hydraulic fluid quantity, as a percentage of total capacity Percent over 100 TYPE_UINT32 -
ENG MANIFOLD PRESSURE Engine manifold pressure. inHG. TYPE_UINT16 -
ENG MAX RPM Maximum rpm Rpm   -
ENG N1 RPM Engine N1 rpm Rpm (0 to 16384 = 0 to 100%) TYPE_UINT16 -
ENG N2 RPM Engine N2 rpm Rpm(0 to 16384 = 0 to 100%) TYPE_UINT16 -
ENG OIL PRESSURE Engine oil pressure Pounds per square foot TYPE_UINT16 -
ENG OIL QUANTITY Engine oil quantitiy as a percentage of full capacity Percent over 100 TYPE_UINT32 -
ENG OIL TEMPERATURE Engine oil temperature Rankine TYPE_UINT16 -
ENG ON FIRE On fire state Bool TYPE_BOOL -
ENG PRESSURE RATIO Engine pressure ratio Ratio (0-16384) TYPE_UINT16 -
ENG RPM ANIMATION PERCENT Percent max rated rpmused for visual animation Percent   -
ENG RPM SCALER Obsolete Scalar TYPE_UINT16 -
ENG TORQUE Torque Foot pounds TYPE_FLOAT64 -
ENG VIBRATION Engine vibration Number TYPE_UINT32 -
GENERAL ENG ANTI ICE POSITION Engine anti-ice switch Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GENERAL ENG COMBUSTION Combustion flag Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
GENERAL ENG COMBUSTION SOUND PERCENT Percent of maximum engine sound Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GENERAL ENG DAMAGE PERCENT Percent of total engine damage Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GENERAL ENG ELAPSED TIME Total engine elapsed time Hours TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GENERAL ENG EXHAUST GAS TEMPERATURE Engine exhaust gas temperature. Rankine TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GENERAL ENG FAILED Fail flag Bool TYPE_BOOL -
GENERAL ENG FUEL PRESSURE Engine fuel pressure Psi TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GENERAL ENG FUEL PUMP ON Fuel pump on/off Bool TYPE_BOOL -
GENERAL ENG FUEL PUMP SWITCH Fuel pump switch Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
GENERAL ENG FUEL USED SINCE START Fuel used since the engines were last started Pounds   -
GENERAL ENG FUEL VALVE Fuel valve state Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
GENERAL ENG GENERATOR ACTIVE Alternator (generator) on/off Bool TYPE_BOOL -
GENERAL ENG GENERATOR SWITCH Alternator (generator) switch Bool TYPE_BOOL -
GENERAL ENG MASTER ALTERNATOR Alternator (generator) switch Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
GENERAL ENG MAX REACHED RPM Maximum attained rpm Rpm TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GENERAL ENG MIXTURE LEVER POSITION Percent of max mixture lever position Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
GENERAL ENG OIL LEAKED PERCENT Percent of max oil capacity leaked Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GENERAL ENG OIL PRESSURE Engine oil pressure Psf TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GENERAL ENG OIL TEMPERATURE Engine oil temperature Rankine TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GENERAL ENG PCT MAX RPM Was already present in FSX, but is now settable Percent   -
GENERAL ENG PROPELLER LEVER POSITION Percent of max prop lever position Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
GENERAL ENG RPM Was already present in FSX, but is now settable Rpm TYPE_FLOAT64 -
GENERAL ENG STARTER Engine starter on/off Bool TYPE_BOOL -
GENERAL ENG STARTER ACTIVE True if engine starter is active Bool   -
GENERAL ENG THROTTLE LEVER POSITION Percent of max throttle position Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
GENERAL ENG THROTTLE MANAGED MODE Current mode of the managed throttle Number TYPE_FLOAT64 -
MASTER IGNITION SWITCH Aircraft master ignition switch (grounds all engines magnetos) Bool TYPE_BOOL -
NUMBER OF ENGINES Number of engines (minimum 0, maximum 4) Number TYPE_UINT16 -
PANEL AUTO FEATHER SWITCH Auto-feather arming switch Bool TYPE_BOOL -
PROP AUTO FEATHER ARMED Auto-feather armed state Bool TYPE_BOOL -
PROP BETA Prop blade pitch angle Radians TYPE_FLOAT64 -
PROP DEICE SWITCH True if prop deice switch on Bool TYPE_BOOL -
PROP FEATHERED Feathered state Bool TYPE_BOOL -
PROP FEATHERING INHIBIT Feathering inhibit flag Bool TYPE_BOOL -
PROP FEATHER SWITCH Prop feather switch Bool TYPE_BOOL -
PROP MAX RPM PERCENT Percent of max rated rpm Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 -
PROP RPM Propeller rpm Rpm TYPE_FLOAT64 -
PROP SYNC ACTIVE True if prop sync is active Bool TYPE_BOOL -
PROP SYNC DELTA LEVER Corrected prop correction input on slaved engine Position TYPE_FLOAT64 -
PROP THRUST Propeller thrust Pounds TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RECIP CARBURETOR TEMPERATURE Carburetor temperature Celsius   -
RECIP ENG ALTERNATE AIR POSITION Alternate air control Position TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RECIP ENG BRAKE POWER Brake power produced by engine Foot pounds per second TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RECIP ENG COOLANT RESERVOIR PERCENT Percent coolant available Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RECIP ENG COWL FLAP POSITION Percent cowl flap opened Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
RECIP ENG CYLINDER HEAD TEMPERATURE Engine cylinder head temperature Celsius TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RECIP ENG EMERGENCY BOOST ACTIVE War emergency power active Bool TYPE_BOOL -
RECIP ENG EMERGENCY BOOST ELAPSED TIME Elapsed time war emergency power active Hours TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RECIP ENG FUEL AVAILABLE True if fuel is available Bool TYPE_BOOL -
RECIP ENG FUEL FLOW Engine fuel flow Pounds per hour TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RECIP ENG FUEL NUMBER TANKS USED Number of tanks currently being used Number TYPE_UINT32 -
RECIP ENG FUEL TANKS USED Fuel tanks used, one or more of the following bit flags:[index]

Center 1 Bit 0
Center 2 Bit 1
Center 3 Bit 2
Left Main Bit 3
Left Aux Bit 4
Left Tip Bit 5
Right Main Bit 6
Right Aux Bit 7
Right Tip Bit 8
External 1 Bit 9
External 2 Bit 10
Mask TYPE_FLAGS -
RECIP ENG FUEL TANK SELECTOR Fuel tank selected for engine. See fuel tank list. Enum TYPE_ENUM -
RECIP ENG LEFT MAGNETO Left magneto state Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
RECIP ENG MANIFOLD PRESSURE Engine manifold pressure Psi TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RECIP ENG PRIMER Engine primer position Bool TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RECIP ENG RADIATOR TEMPERATURE Engine radiator temperature Celsius TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RECIP ENG RIGHT MAGNETO Right magneto state Bool TYPE_BOOL Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
RECIP ENG STARTER TORQUE Torque produced by engine Foot pound TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RECIP ENG TURBINE INLET TEMPERATURE Engine turbine inlet temperature Celsius TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RECIP ENG TURBOCHARGER FAILED Turbo failed state Bool TYPE_BOOL -
RECIP ENG WASTEGATE POSITION Percent turbo waste gate closed Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 -
RECIP MIXTURE RATIO Fuel / Air mixture ratio Ratio   -
THROTTLE LOWER LIMIT Percent throttle defining lower limit (negative for reverse thrust equipped airplanes) Percent TYPE_SINT16 -
TURB ENG AFTERBURNER Afterburner state Bool TYPE_BOOL -
TURB ENG AFTERBURNER PCT ACTIVE The percentage that the afterburner is running at. Percent_over_100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TURB ENG AFTERBURNER STAGE ACTIVE The stage of the afterburner, or 0 if the afterburner is not active. Number TYPE_UINT32 -
TURB ENG BLEED AIR Bleed air pressure Psi TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TURB ENG COMMANDED N1 Turbine engine effective commanded N1 Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
TURB ENG CORRECTED FF Corrected fuel flow Pounds per hour TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TURB ENG CORRECTED N1 Turbine engine corrected N1 Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
TURB ENG CORRECTED N2 Turbine engine corrected N2 Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
TURB ENG FREE TURBINE TORQUE Free turbine torque Foot Pound TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TURB ENG FUEL AVAILABLE True if fuel is available Bool TYPE_BOOL -
TURB ENG FUEL FLOW PPH Engine fuel flow Pounds per hour TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TURB ENG IGNITION SWITCH True if the turbine engine ignition switch is on Bool   -
TURB ENG ITT Engine ITT Rankine TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TURB ENG JET THRUST Engine jet thrust Pounds TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TURB ENG MASTER STARTER SWITCH True if the turbine engine master starter switch is on Bool   -
TURB ENG MAX TORQUE PERCENT Percent of max rated torque Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TURB ENG N1 Turbine engine N1 Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
TURB ENG N2 Turbine engine N2 Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
TURB ENG NUM TANKS USED Number of tanks currently being used Number TYPE_UINT32 -
TURB ENG PRESSURE RATIO Engine pressure ratio Ratio TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TURB ENG PRIMARY NOZZLE PERCENT Percent thrust of primary nozzle Percent over 100 TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TURB ENG REVERSE NOZZLE PERCENT Percent thrust reverser nozzles deployed Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 -
TURB ENG TANKS USED Fuel tanks used, one or more of the following bit flags:[index]

Center 1 Bit 0
Center 2 Bit 1
Center 3 Bit 2
Left Main Bit 3
Left Aux Bit 4
Left Tip Bit 5
Right Main Bit 6
Right Aux Bit 7
Right Tip Bit 8
External 1 Bit 9
External 2 Bit 10
Mask TYPE_SINT32 -
TURB ENG TANK SELECTOR Fuel tank selected for engine. See fuel tank list. Enum TYPE_SINT32 -
TURB ENG THROTTLE COMMANDED N1 Turbine engine commanded N1 for current throttle position Percent TYPE_FLOAT64 Shared Cockpit (Index of 1 only).
TURB ENG VIBRATION Engine vibration value Number TYPE_FLOAT64 -

 

 

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