Inverted Controls?

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Tom Kilpatrick (Tom12) Trainee

Hi there,

I was playing FSX, and i have inverted ailerons. when i pull back on the joystick, the nose goes down. When i push down, i climb....


But when I bank, it is perfectly fine...

I've tried recalibrating too

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Pro Member First Officer
Orion (ollyau) First Officer

I'm pretty sure there's some sort of a keyboard command that does that. I don't recall specifically, but I think it's something like Ctrl+Shift+I.

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Bob (Traches) First Officer

FYI- Ailerons control roll (left to right, i.e. wingtips up and down) while elevators control pitch (nose up and down) and the rudder controls yaw (nose left to right.) Your elevators are reversed 😀

I believe there's a checkbox under the control settings menu to reverse the axis. It's been awhile since I've messed with FSX so I can't give you a step by step walkthrough, but it should be under options, then controls, axes, and you may have to turn on an advanced option. Just look for a box that says "invert Y axis" and uncheck it.

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Tom Kilpatrick (Tom12) Trainee

Thanks Traches... IT WORKED!!! 😀

Cheers for the help

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Bob (Traches) First Officer

Haha anytime, you can buy me a beer later 😀

MatthewKeogh Guest

I have no idea what i did to the controls on my joystick but everything is inverted .If I pull back on my joystick it will make me turn left and If turn my joystick left I go up .Please help if you have a solution

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RadarMan Chief Captain

Try recalibrating in the settings menu.
If that doesn't do it download the latest software from the manufacturers site.
Delete the old software and install the new.


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