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Displaying airport names

(Undocumented feature of FSX).

A descriptive label can be displayed around 1500ft above airports in FSX. It cannot be configured through the standard key controls menu, so you have to modify a file by hand: standard.xml, located in c:\Documents and Settings\<user>\application data\microsoft\fsx\controls (under XP, vista should be different)

Add an <Entry> block in the first simcontrols.map (at the beggining of the file):

 <Entry>
 <Key>SHIFT+U</Key>
 <Down>TOGGLE_AIRPORT_NAME_DISPLAY</Down>
 </Entry>

SHIFT+U will be the key shortcut used to toggle label display.