To remove all key bindings quickly

Edit the file Standard.xml in %appdata%/Lockheed Martin/Prepar3D v3/Controls and remove all entries, except at least one, between

<SimControls.Map>
        <Name>KEYBOARD_MAIN.Native</Name>

and

</SimControls.Map>

like so

<SimControls.Map>
        <Name>KEYBOARD_MAIN.Native</Name>
        <Entry>
            <Key>CTRL+SHIFT+Z</Key>
            <Down>ALTITUDE_BUG_SELECT</Down>
        </Entry>
</SimControls.Map>

Do the same for

<SimControls.Map>
        <Name>KEYBOARD_MAIN</Name>
        <Entry>
            <Key>P</Key>
            <Down>PAUSE_TOGGLE</Down>
        </Entry>
        <Entry>
            <Key>SHIFT+Z</Key>
            <Down>READOUTS_FLIGHT</Down>
        </Entry>
        <Entry>
            <Key>Esc</Key>
            <Down>USER_INTERRUPT</Down>
        </Entry>
</SimControls.Map>


To make aircraft panels remain open after a view change

Add type=special to panel.cfg entry


To remove unwanted aircraft variants

Remove all [fltsim.x] sections as required from aircraft.cfg.  Renumber all remaing sections so they start from 0.


Install the following SimConnect for TrackIR to work correctly

"D:\P3Dv3\redist\Interface\FSX-SP2-XPACK\retail\lib\SimConnect.msi"


 To change the (virtual cockpit) default zoom level

in %localappdata%\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\Prepar3D_Default.fxml

in entry <Section Name="Camera.1.2"> (<Property Name="Title" Value="Virtual Cockpit" />)

change

   <Property Name="Zoom" Value="0.3" />

as required