I'm pretty old at it too and I'd love to help.
I keep hearing people talk about cockpit views not staying put... and I'm just not quite understanding what the issue is.
Please enlighten me if you can - Which view won't stay put? VC or 2D?
Hooked since FS4... now flying: FSX Acceleration on Win7/64, Core Duo E8400; GA-EP45-DS3R; GTX 460-768MB; 4G RAM; Freezer 7 Pro
in the assembly stage and rarin' to go...
self-built i7 4790 at 4 GHz; GA-Z97X mobo; GTX 970; 8GB gskill; 840 EVO OS; 840 EVO game drive; Win 7/64
... if it don't 'fly' then there's always Tiddlywinks...