How to fly a helicopter in GTA 5 PC – (GTA 5 Helicopter Controls)

How to fly a helicopter in GTA 5 PC

Flying a helicopter is an essential skill in GTA 5 because it is the most convenient way of traveling around the city in very less time. It is very simple to fly a helicopter in GTA 5 on PC once you are familiar with the controls of helicopters.

Poor handling of these types of aircraft will result in a Sudden Crash and untimely death. But don’t worry below We provided you with the Controls of the Helicopter and Step by step guide is also given below to fly a helicopter. After knowing all the flying controls and step-by-step guide, you can easily fly the helicopter in GTA 5 PC.

GTA 5 Helicopter Default Controls to fly

Default controls are –

  • F = Press once F button to Enter/Exit the helicopter.
  • W = Press & hold W to Takeoff and go up. Press & hold the W button until you reach a particular height.
  • S = Press S once to decrease the height of the helicopter slightly, Press & hold S to decrease the height of the helicopter.
  • A = Press A to turn the helicopter in the left direction.
  • D = Press D to turn the helicopter in the right direction.
  • Num 4 = Press Num 4 button to roll/move the helicopter to the right side.
  • Num 5 = Press Num 5 to tilt back (move the helicopter backward).
  • Num 6 = Press Num 6 to Roll/move to the right side.
  • Num 8 = Press Num 8 to move the helicopter forward.
  • Press E to activate the magnet/Hook feature of the helicopter which is used for hanging items to the helicopter. After hanging the item to the helicopter, to remove the hanged item Press Once E again. Note: only some helicopter has this type of feature.
  • You can also use Mouse to control the helicopter in the game. This means you can take steering control of the helicopter using the mouse. Just Press and hold – Left click on the mouse and then Move the mouse in any direction to move the helicopter in any direction.
  • Press right-click on Mouse to Start firing from the helicopter. For pointing guns, Just Press and hold the Left-click on the mouse to navigate. You can also use keyboard, Just Press Numpad keys which you used to move the helicopter forward, backward, right, and left. Note: Only some helicopters are equipped with Firearms.
  • You Can press V to change the camera view of the helicopter.

Related Page GTA 5 helicopter cheat for PC

A step-by-step process to fly a helicopter

GTA 5 PC default helicopter controls

How to Go inside/get out from the helicopter, Takeoff and Go up

  • Get inside the helicopter by pressing the F button and again Press F button to Come out, Press W to Take off, and go up. Press and Hold W to Increase the height of the helicopter continuously.

How to Move forward, left, right, and back or in any direction using mouse. (steering control)

  • For steering control of the helicopter, you can also use a mouse. Just Press & Hold left-click on the mouse and then move the mouse in any direction. To Move the helicopter forward in any direction, just press and hold the W button and at the same time, move your mouse in any direction.

How to Move forward, left, right, and back using keyboard. (steering control)

  • For steering control without using the mouse, to move the helicopter forward, Just Press – Num Pad 8. To Move the Helicopter with the Same Height in the forward direction just Press the W button and Num Pad 8 at the same time.
  • Without using the mouse, to move to the left side Just Press – Num Pad 4 , To Move the Helicopter with the Same Height in the left direction, just Press & hold the W button and Num Pad 4 at the same time.
  • Without using the mouse, to move to the right side, Just Press – Num Pad 6 . To Move the Helicopter with the Same Height in the right direction, just Press & hold the W button and Num Pad 6 at the same time.
  • Without using the mouse, to move to the back side, don’t Press the W button, just Press Num Pad 5 for moving a little bit backward OR hold Num Pad 5 for a continuous backward.

How to Change the Direction of the helicopter – Left OR Right.

  • To change the direction of the helicopter to the right side slightly – Press – D button, To change the direction of the helicopter to the right side continuously – Press and Hold D button.
  • To change the direction of the helicopter to the left side slightly – Press – A button, To change the direction of the helicopter to the left side continuously – Press and Hold A button.

How to Decrease the height of helicopter and Land easily.

  • First, decrease the height of the helicopter.
  • Press the S button once to decrease the height slightly or Press & hold the S button to decrease the height continuously.
  • Use W for Going up slightly and Use S to decrease height and also control the steering of the helicopter to land easily.

How to Change Camera View

Press V once or multiple times to change each time.

How to Hang any magnetic thing or any item (for example – car, bike, etc).

Press E button once to activate the hook feature of the helicopter which is used for hanging anything. If you want to remove the hanged item from the helicopter Press E once again. Note: Only some helicopter has this feature.

How to aim for firing from the helicopter

Just Press and hold the Left-click on the Mouse to navigate. You can also use keyboard, Just Press Numpad keys which you used to move the helicopter forward, backward, right, and left.

 

About the Author: gogifox

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *