question about the normal view

when you have the camera a bit to the front of the aircraft its make the rear part of the aircraft look smaller or skinnier while when you have the camera slightly to the rear part of the aircraft its makes the front part look smaller or skinnier!

but on the Tower view or overhead view it doesn’t do that! its shows the right size of the aircraft sometimes i just want to keep that overhead view instead of the normal view for that very reason,

is there a way to fix this?

any ideas?

It’s all about perspective. When the viewer is close to the subject, changes in distance (of the subject) is perceived more significantly - when close to the front of the subject (relative to the viewer) the rear of the subject is much further away.

However, in tower view, the entire aircraft is relativity far away, so the distance from the front to the rear of the aircraft is perceived as much smaller.

Not sure about what your trying to achieve exactly. But if you’re trying to get 💯 screenshots, then I suggest going into the replay, and using the free cam, along with the manual zoom in that view. Because: the viewer remains far away from the subject, and thus the relative distance from front to rear remains the same, but the zoom allows you to enlarge the subject.

However, if you’re looking for that while actively flying - you’re going to have a difficult time achieving it with free cam while moving… it can be done… but you better have mad skills with free fam.

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Hopefully that makes sense… but it’s basically a ratio.

Example A (normal view):

If you’re 5 feet from the nose of the subject which is 100 feet long - the tail is 20x further away from the nose relative to the viewer.

Example B (free cam/tower/overhead):

If the viewer is 1000 feet from the nose of the aircraft which is 100 feet long - then the tail is only 1.1x further away from the nose relative to the viewer.

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