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Discord Bot Overview

This page details the available bot commands for the FlyByWire Simulations Discord server custom bot (Version 2).

Discord Bot Version 3

We are releasing a new version of the Discord bot. This version (3) will be released concurrently with the current state of our Discord Bot. The new version will have a new set of commands and features moving forward.

The documentation below is for the current version of the bot.

GitHub Repositories and Contacts

For information on how to contribute to bot development, visit the Discord bot repository or contact the following users on Discord for assistance:

  • benw8484
  • oim
  • straks

Bot Commands

We have moved most functionality to Version 3 of our new Discord Bot.

The following commands still utilize the . prefix.


Command Description Alias
.botissue Provides details on where to create a FBW Discord Bot Issue or Feature Request .bot-issue
.devlanguages Provides a list of development languages used in the A32NX .devlanguage
.dfd Provides link to Digital Flight Dynamics discord server ---
.docsearch Provides a link to the FlyByWire documentation, either a general link, or a link for a specific search
Search terms can be terminated by a line break or one of the symbols . - > /
.donate Provides a link to the open collective ---
.goldenrules Provides an image describing the golden rules an Airbus pilot should follow .golden
.fsltl Provides link to the FS Live Traffic Liveries Discord server .fslivetrafficliveries
.headwind Provides link to the Headwind Discord server .hw
.installer Provides link to the new installer ---
.latlong Provides a cheat sheet for conversion between Latitude and longitude coordinates between short and long format .llfix
.msfsdisc Provides link to Microsoft Flight Simulator discord server .fsdisc
.notams Links to the FlyByWire Simulations NOTAMS .notam
.qa Links to the Quality Assurance docs page ---
.roadmap FBW Roadmap .goals
.salty Provides link to salty discord server .sal
.spad Provides link to spad discord server ---
.synaptic Provides link to synaptic discord server .syn
.temporarycommand Runs a temporary command created by the Moderators and can list them. These are temporary commands for simple messages. .tempcommand
.translate Provides information on how to contribute to various FlyByWire translation efforts ---
.website Provides a link to the FlyByWire Simulations website .web
.when Explain the absence of release dates or ETAs ---
.thumb Answers the big question, will it have FEATURE? .willithave
.xbox Short response + link to NOTAM for xbox marketplace .xboxmarketplace
.yourcontrols Provides link to the YourControls discord .yc


Command Description Alias
.adirs Display help with ADIRS alignment ---
.afloor Provides a link to the Alpha Floor Tool-Tip ---
.airframe Provides a link to the updated Simbrief airframe ---
.assistance Explains to the user why assistance options should be disabled .assi
.atc Provides details on the use of the built-in ATC and on Flight Planning in general .flightplanning
.audio Provides support information about A32NX audio configuration ---
.autoland Provides a link to the Autoland documentation ---
.autopilot Provides a link to the autopilot/fly-by-wire page within docs .ap
.beginnerguide Provides a link to the Beginner Guide .bg
.briefing Provides a link to the A320neo Pilot Briefing .flightdeck
.cfms Provides information on the new cfms ---
.checklist Displays the checklist ---
.cpdlc Provide info and docs link for Hoppie ACARS .pdc
.ctrle Displays help regarding CTRL+E engine start .ctrl+e
.direct Provides a link to the Direct documentation (also referred to as DIR TO) .dirto
.efb Inquire about the state of the EFB ---
.experimental Explains the current state of the experimental build .exp
.fixinfo Provide information about the fix info feature ---
.flextemp Provides a link to the a32nx flex temp guide .flex
.flypados Provides a link to the flyPadOS 3 documentation .flypad
.freetext Provides a link to the FlyByWire free text feature guide .ft
.fma Provides a link to the FMA docs guide ---
.github Provides the link to the A32NX GitHub Repository .repo
.gsx-integration Provides links to the GSX Integration documentation .gsx
.holds Provides a link to the Holds documentation .hold
.liveries Provides a link to the A32NX liveries page .liv
.mcdu Provides a set of links to the detailed MCDU documentation .mcdudoc
.navroutetypes Displays an image explaining different Navigation Route Types .navroutes
.preflight Provides a link to the a32nx preflight guide ---
.printer Provides a link to the FlyByWire printer tutorial video ---
.remotemcdu Provides a link to the FlyByWire remote MCDU feature guide ---
.rs Provides a link to the recommended settings docs guide ---
.screens Display help with avionics .screen
.import Shows how to use SimBrief integration .integration
.sop Displays first page of SOP and provides PDF download ---
.waypoint Provides a link to the a32nx data management guid .storedwaypoint
.takeoff Provides an explanation as to why there is no takeoff calculator for V-speeds or FLEX .calculator
.takeoffissues Provides help regarding engine issues on takeoff .toi
.tcas Provides support information about A32NX AP/FD TCAS ---
.tiller Provides a link to the tiller feature guide .steer
.versions Explains the different A32NX versions ---
.verticalguidance Provides a link to the Vertical Guidance documentation (also referred to as VNAV) .vnavdoc
.verticalguidancesymbols Provides a link to the Vertical Guidance Navigation Display Symbols documentation .vnavsymbols
.verticalspeedpriority Explains the priority of V/S and FPA over the speed guidance and provides a link for more details .vspriority
.weather Explains the current state of the weather and terrain radars in experimental .wx
.weights Provides a link to the fuel and weights docs guide .fuel


Command Description Alias
.abbreviations Links to most commonly used abbreviations .abb
.airac Provides information about free SimBrief account AIRAC limitations ---
.brakecheck Provides instructions to find the current brake pedal inputs .brake
.build Link to docs for build info .build info
.calibrate Provides a help for throttle calibration ---
.clean Clean Install .clean install
.community Help to identify community folder for support .com
.content Help to identify aircraft version for support .contentmanager
.controls Instructions on how to switch back to legacy controls and how to use new controls .legacy
.ctd Crash to Desktop .crash
.cursor Displays steps to help with EFB cursor focus issue .efbfocus
.deadzones Display help with controller deadzones .deadzone
.dx12 Explanation for the current state of MSFS DirectX12 support ---
.discontinuity Link to docs about discontinuities .disco
.dlss Explanation of the DLSS option in the MSFS graphics settings.
.econnreset Troubleshooting info for installer ECONNRESET error. .econreset
.fdr Information on how to provide fdr files ---
.flypadabout Help to identify the flyPadOS and aircraft version for support .flypadversion
.hud How to disable in-game HUD .logs
.installerlogs Provides an explanation on how to receive installer error logs for support ---
.manualleg Displays image and links to docs about manual waypoints .manual
.market Help with removing the marketplace version .marketremove
.msfs Provides links to MSFS support for sim issues .msfsforum
.navdata Explains the use of navdata by the FlyByWire A32NX and how to check its accuracy ---
.navigraphdata Provides help with Navigraph NavData reinstall .navigraphnavdata
.reportedissues Provides a link to the reported issues page within docs, either a general link, or a link for a specific search
Search terms can be terminated by a line break or one of the symbols . - > / \
.remoteefb Provides information about to the viewing the EFB remotely .refb
.screenshot Help to screenshot for support .cockpit
.simbridgedebug Provides reason for SimBridge crashing, and steps to get a screenshot for debugging the crashing. .sbdebug
.simbridgelog Information on how to provide SimBridge Log .slog
.simulationrate Explanation of the limitation of the Simulation Rate based on frame rate .simrate
.simversion Help to identify MSFS version for support .msfsversion
.supportguide Provides information on where to find solutions to issues and how to describe the problem to support .sg
.tca Provides a describtion of keybindings that have to be deleted with the Thrustmaster TCA without Add-ons. ---
.trythis Provide basic troubleshooting steps ---
.tug Provides a solution to an issue where the tug fails to disconnect .stuck
.utf8 Provides a link to resolve UTF-8 issues ---
.wasm Explains the long loading times after an install or update .load
.where Provides an image of which aircraft to select in the aircraft selector ---
.winss Explains how to screenshot on Windows .sswin


Command Description Alias
.addon addon not mod meme ---
.boratorium B O R A T ---
.boris boris soudn ---
.bruheg bruheg momen ---
.coffee Would you like some coffee? ---
.cowsay Emulates the famous UNIX program cowsay ---
.crak What's your sim version? ---
.default O_o ---
.fms That's how the real FMS draws it ---
.fridge fridge ---
.guard MEOW ---
.jaun just... Jaun ---
.merge GIT MERGE! ---
.mico mico! ---
.nohello No! .hello
.nut nut ---
.oim oim ---
.otter Well, it's an otter ---
.p3d No! ---
.poggers POG .pog
.pov Oof ---
.ptu Bark ---
.pw Whale noises ---
.shame Shame, shame, shame ---
.shomas oldest pilot ---
.xp XPlane .xplane


Update _ January 2024

  • feat: Disabling migrated commands and adding a message to highlight the same (27/01/2024)
  • refactor: change cdn url (07/01/2024)
  • fix: update A32NX download links (03/01/2024)

Update _ October 2023

  • fix: fixed wrong command string in .simbridgedebug command (28/10/2023)

Update _ August 2023

  • feat: enhancing user delete log with reference if a reply is deleted, and with embed and attachment data (27/08/2023)
  • feat: added .simbridgedebug command which explains debugging steps, if SimBridge crashes right after starting (27/08/2023)

Update _ July 2023

  • fix: change the checklist image in the checklist command to the correct one (27/07/2023)
  • fix: Removing auto-delete of timeout command and response, and fixing bug with untimeout (27/07/2023)
  • feat: optimize simbriefdata for input error and check for FBW airframe (11/07/2023)
  • fix: adding protection if parsing channels or roles fail and autodelete command (09/07/2023)
  • fix: adding channel based permissions for memes and some utils (08/07/2023)
  • feat: rules updated (05/07/2023)
  • fix: removed an exclamation mark from the build/build info command, as per contributing guidelines (04/07/2023)
  • feat: added .devLanguages to confirm languages used in A32NX (02/07/2023)

Update _ June 2023

  • feat: added .spad command, which links to the SPAD.neXt discord server (28/06/2023)
  • fix: correct a typo in .versions command (28/06/2023)
  • refactor: remove the experimental version from the commands (28/06/2023)
  • fix: Corrected typo on .simbriefdata in command list (28/06/2023)
  • style: Minor text formatting additions in the Remote efb command (27/06/2023)
  • fix: Add new necessary information to the Remote efb command(27/06/2023)
  • feat: added .brakecheck command to check brake inputs (27/06/2023)
  • chore: update discord.js to version 14.11 (12/06/2023)
  • feat: add command that explains the current situation of remote EFB access (12/06/2023)
  • feat: added .taf command to get the taf report for the specified airport (12/06/2023)

Update _ May 2023

  • fix: added community support role to the approved roles for .pr command (31/05/2023)
  • fix: fixed a typo in .holds command (25/05/2023)
  • refactor: update link to SOP and checklist (25/05/2023)
  • fix: ping in delete warning mod log (25/05/2023)
  • ci: prevent changelog verification on fork (16/05/2023)
  • refactor: update versions links (15/05/2023)
  • feat: add airac cycle to simbriefdata (12/05/2023)
  • feat: add command to check last simbrief flightplan (08/05/2023)
  • feat: don't delete nohello with additional content (01/05/2023)

Update _ April 2023

  • fix: updating rules (30/04/2023)
  • fix: grammar and hyperlink in embed for utf-8.ts (17/04/2023)
  • feat: add more specific text for the general troubleshooting steps and link to simbridge in the reportes issues and help commands (17/04/2023)
  • feat: Add tca command for tca airbus edition issues (16/04/2023)
  • chore: bump mongoose to version 7.0.3 (13/04/2023)
  • chore: bump typescript to version 5.0.3 (13/04/2023)

Update _ March 2023

  • fix: birthday handler proper handling of connections and improvements (25/03/2023)
  • fix: add link for support channel to sg (25/03/2023)
  • feat: Add support Guide command (25/03/2023)
  • feat: add reply functionality for complex commands (25/03/2023)
  • refactor: image optimisations and safer imageBaseUrl (25/03/2023)
  • fix: adds date to warn doc for timeout (25/03/2023)
  • feat: Show specific section link for reported issues command (12/03/2023)
  • feat: reply to question or command message (11/03/2023)
  • refactor: use downscaled gifs for efb and pov (11/03/2023)
  • ci: upload images to Cloudflare R2 (11/03/2023)
  • refactor: migrate commands to new MessageCommandDefinition (09/03/2023)
  • fix: improve wxr and terr command (04/03/2023)
  • refactor: update and fix various commands (04/03/2023)
  • refactor: update existing command permissions (04/03/2023)

Update _ February 2023

  • fix: update report channel for experimental (22/02/2023)
  • feat: Add GSX Integration command (22/02/2023)
  • feat: feat: unified command permissions framework (09/02/2023)
  • fix: update the link of .addon command (08/02/2023)
  • feat: ECONNRESET support command (07/02/2023)
  • fix: add link to docs to .trythis command (07/02/2023)
  • feat: PR command (07/02/2023)

Update _ January 2023

  • feat: slowmode with timeout and introducing proper scheduler (20/01/2023)
  • feat: Github issues templates and accompanying command (10/01/2023)
  • feat: navigraph discord link, requires a small change in navigraphNavdata command (02/01/2023)
  • fix: roleinfo showing wrong count because of caching (02/01/2023)
  • feat: cacheupdate command to update the bots cache on different server aspects (02/01/2023)

Update _ December 2022

  • fix: manualleg image of the doc site and add alias (26/12/2022)
  • feat: navroutetypes command to show different navigation route types (26/12/2022)
  • fix: code typo on simbridgeLog command (26/12/2022)
  • fix: forum post handler was too fast for Discord API and tried to post before the thread really existed (26/12/2022)
  • refactor: add flightplanning alias to atc command (26/12/2022)
  • refactor: update atc command with new link and information (26/12/2022)
  • feat: stickies for forum posts which get posted on forum post create (19/12/2022)
  • refactor: outdated information + links in commands (08/12/2022)
  • fix: fix latlong image typo and prime meridian alignment (04/12/2022)
  • refactor: update wb command for change in Stable (03/12/2022)

Update _ November 2022

  • refactor: update CONTRIBUTING documentation to include an explanation on MessageCommandDefinition (27/11/2022)
  • refactor: rename A32NX type to a more generic AIRCRAFT type for the future (27/11/2022)
  • feat: Add logic to show the appropriate message for type specific commands and the option to select using reactions (27/11/2022)
  • feat: Add simple Message Command that can be used with different aircraft types (27/11/2022)
  • refactor: sort commands in help alphabetically (27/11/2022)
  • feat: warns a user automatically when timed out for logging (27/11/2022)
  • feat: SimBridge logs command (14/11/2022)
  • feat: added windows screenshot command (14/11/2022)
  • fix: bugfix where help subcommand was not working for tcedit (14/11/2022)
  • refactor: update wasm command with extra details (14/11/2022)
  • feat: Purge messages on ban (06/11/2022)
  • refactor: update youtube account information (06/11/2022)
  • fix: language on ATC command (06/11/2022)
  • refactor: update the ATC command for more clarity and more options (01/11/2022)

Update _ October 2022

  • feat: scam protection now uses timeout instead of a 'muted' role (23/10/2022)
  • refactor: ban and unban commands stability improvements and ban handler fixes for manual bans (23/10/2022)
  • feat: Add image and last used functionality to temporary commands (23/10/2022)
  • feat: add new navdata command explaining the use of navdata by the FBW A32NX (23/10/2022)
  • refactor: rename navdata to navigraph (23/10/2022)
  • fix: metar use of proper unit for wind speed (17/10/2022)
  • refactor: nut meme randomizer cause there's more than one meme (17/10/2022)
  • refactor: Improve DLSS data to highlight blurry displays (17/10/2022)
  • fix: crash when trying to ban a moderator (07/10/2022)
  • feat: add flypadabout command for flyPadOS and aircraft version (03/10/2022)

Update _ September 2022

  • feat: add fsltl discord server command (29/9/2022)
  • feat: mcdu command for the detailed MCDU documentation (26/09/2022)
  • refactor: mcdu alias removed from remotemcdu command (26/09/2022)
  • feat: holds command for Holds documentation (26/09/2022)
  • feat: autoland command for Autoland documentation (26/09/2022)
  • feat: direct command for Direct documentation (26/09/2022)
  • fix: Changed image for assistance command (19/09/2022)
  • feat: add .dfd command (19/09/2022)
  • feat: executor added to the msgDelete log (07/09/2022)
  • feat: adds ban dm, refine ban command and handler (06/09/2022)
  • feat: expand vatsim stats with search and separate observers in its own category (05/09/2022)
  • fix: Fix typo for experimental command in docs (03/09/2022)
  • refactor: Remove async and await from all simple commands (03/09/2022)
  • refactor: updated reported issues docs link (02/09/2022)

Update _ August 2022

  • feat: simrate command (31/08/2022)
  • fix: use correct spacing between flypados and version (31/08/2022)
  • docs: update contributing guide and fix punctuation (31/08/2022)
  • feat: verticalguidance, verticalguidancesymbols and verticalspeedpriority commands (27/08/2022)
  • feat: flypados command (27/08/2022)
  • feat: website command (22/08/2022)
  • feat: add vatsim command (21/08/2022)
  • refactor: remove async from MSFS command and message delete (21/08/2022)
  • refactor: remove async/await from invites (21/08/2022)
  • feat: error handling for process start (21/08/2022)
  • refactor(scamlog): code cleanup and error handling (21/08/2022)
  • docs: improve readme (21/08/2022)
  • feat: notams command (21/08/2022)
  • refactor: weight and balance command (21/08/2022)
  • refactor: remove async/await from memes (17/08/2022)
  • feat: add YourControls discord server command (16/08/2022)
  • refactor: role constants in scam log (15/08/2022)
  • docs: added image from dlss command to assets folder (14/08/2022)
  • chore: add editorconfig (14/08/2022)
  • feat: add temporarycommandedit and temporarycommand (14/08/2022)
  • docs: cleanup newlines in command document (14/08/2022)
  • feat: add dlss command (12/08/2022)
  • refactor: simbrief import alias (12/08/2022)
  • feat: add docsearch command (10/08/2022)
  • ci: verify changelog in PR (10/08/2022)
  • feat: add live flights command (08/08/2022)
  • feat: add events command (08/08/2022)
  • refactor: command cleanup (08/08/2022)
  • fix: crash in scamlogs with non-existent roles (08/08/2022)
  • fix: mentions in multiple commands (08/08/2022)
  • feat: adds noHello (06/08/2022)
  • refactor: ordering (05/08/2022)
  • refactor: rename funnies directory to memes (05/08/2022)
  • refactor: extract messageCreate handler (03/08/2022)
  • feat: makeList embed helper (03/08/2022)
  • feat: FMA command (03/08/2022)
  • fix: grammar in .wx command (02/08/2022)
  • refactor: .wx command terrain display on experimental note (01/08/2022)
  • refactor: change SOP command image (01/08/2022)

Update _ July 2022

  • ci: build setup and lint helm for pr (31/07/2022)
  • fix: ping fixed for count command (31/07/2022)
  • chore: bot service to docker-compose (31/07/2022)
  • chore: bump discord package version with fixes @v14.0.3 (29/07/2022)
  • refactor: add .deadzones alias to .dz command, correct docs (27/07/2022)
  • refactor: add .nws alias to .tiller command (27/07/2022)
  • feat: simbridge support command (27/07/2022)
  • refactor: add steps and image to utf8 command (26/07/2022)
  • feat: cowsay command sanitization (25/07/2022)
  • refactor: update deadzones command (19/07/2022)
  • refactor: downscale .pov and .efb gifs (19/07/2022)
  • fix: use non-vanity Synaptic Discord link (19/07/2022)
  • feat: takeoff issues command (18/07/2022)
  • fix: missing error embed for wolfram alpha (18/07/2022)
  • fix: fixed .bg abbreviations hyperlink (18/072022)
  • chore: add node-fetch dependency (17/07/2022)
  • chore: remove request dependency (17/07/2022)
  • refactor: requests to node-fetch (17/07/2022)
  • fix: update .where image link (16/07/2022)
  • chore: add images to repo (16/07/2022)
  • refactor: add .legacy alias to .controls (15/07/2022)
  • feat: marketplace removal command (14/07/2022)
  • refactor: weather.ts embed title and copy (12/07/2022)
  • docs: add .env.example file. (11/07/2022)
  • refactor: birthday command (11/07/2022)
  • feat: default ATC command (10/07/2022)
  • fix: remove flypados thread from .exp (07/07/2022)

Update _ June 2022

  • feat: add docker-compose (28/06/2022)
  • feat: adds a warn system (28/06/2022)
  • chore: update discord.js version to 13.8.0 (11/06/2022)
  • fix: allow the use of removetimeout as alias for untimeout (11/06/2022)
  • fix: avatar command now accepts user id (10/06/2022)
  • fix: metar units (05/06/2022)
  • refactor: add .ss as an alias to .screenshot (05/06/2022)
  • refactor: birthday permission order (01/06/2022)

Update _ May 2022

  • fix : birthday list ordering (31/05/2022)
  • refactor: update wording in .cfms (27/05/2022)
  • refactor: .birthday command changes (25/05/2022)
  • refactor: add .ninjo alias to .salty (16/05/2022)
  • feat: add birthday command (12/05/2022)
  • refactor: weight and balance command (11/05/2022)
  • feat: recommended settings command (11/05/2022)
  • docs(exp): Update support wording (09/05/2022)
  • fix(dependabot): ignore patch versions (05/05/2022)
  • fix: reword .xbox command and change category (05/05/2022)
  • fix: Include stable in wx command (04/05/2022)
  • chore: add dependabot config (02/05/2022)

Update _ April 2022

  • refactor: updated Synaptic discord invite link (30/04/2022)
  • docs: copy changelog and command listing from docs repo (29/04/2022)
  • ci: fix ci linting check (29/04/2022)
  • feat: add headwind server invite link (26/04/2022)
  • feat: Wolfram Alpha command (26/04/2022)
  • refactor: simbrief import link (25/04/2022)
  • ci: eslint (25/04/2022)
  • lint: fix existing linting issues (24/04/2022)
  • feat: lat/long fixes cheatsheet (24/04/2022)
  • feat: add .msfsdisc (24/04/2022)
  • fix: github command category change (23/04/2022)
  • feat: .zulu command (23/04/2022)
  • feat: salty server invite command (19/04/2022)
  • feat: a32nx github link command (19/04/2022)
  • refactor(experimental): add new reporting thread to command (17/04/2022)
  • feat: translate command (16/04/2022)
  • feat(ping): add bad word filer (15/04/2022)
  • fix(README): add light theme option (15/04/2022)
  • feat: add AIRAC command (14/04/2022)
  • refactor(clean): remove search query string from hyperlink (13/04/2022)
  • feat: abb and abrv aliases to abbreviation command (13/04/2022)
  • fix: various .metar improvements (12/04/2022)
  • fix: metar/station command error handling (12/04/2022)
  • feat: added .mico (12/04/2022)
  • feat: add .abbreviations command (11/04/2022)
  • fix: fixed hyperlink for calibrate command (11/04/2022)
  • refactor: replace p3d (10/04/2022)
  • docs(README): update logo location (09/04/2022)
  • feat: .pw command (08/04/2022)
  • chore: adds the AGPLv3 license (08/04/2022)
  • fix: station units (01/04/2022)

Update _ March 2022

  • feat: more detailed beginner guide command (30/03/2022)
  • feat: add .count (29/03/2022)
  • refactor: changed donate.ts name constructor from array to string (29/03/2022)
  • feat: add .shomas (28/09/2022)
  • rafactor: experimental command info + copy layout (26/03/2022)
  • feat: tcas command (23/03/2022)
  • docs: update .experimental to reflect the new changes to the version (22/03/2022)
  • fix: updated scamlogs to make links unclickable (18/03/2022)
  • feat: add suggested commands (18/03/2022)
  • refactor: audio.ts command category (14/03/2022)
  • feat: make audio command (14/03/2022)
  • refactor: cfms command (14/03/2022)
  • fix: prevent various crashes in timeout and untimeout (12/03/2022)
  • feat: .timeout (12/03/2022)
  • feat: role assignment (10/03/2022)
  • refactor: update commands that reference status of experimental branch (06/03/2022)
  • fix: crash when old message deleted or updated (02/03/2022)

Update _ February 2022

  • fix: DM crash (28/02/2022)
  • fix: whois offline status (28/02/2022)
  • fix: node_modules error (23/02/2022)
  • feat: update to discord.js v13 and API v9 (23/02/2022)