The skies offer the best viewing position for combat and in the spectator slot you’ll be able to fly around and follow the players and ships in game! To gain access to spectating just use the 4 slots at the bottom of any game.
WASD: To move forward, back, left, and right.
Mouse: To look and aim.
Right Click: While held down allows you to rotate the camera.
T: Enable/Disable health bars
Y: Enable/Disable chat box
U: Enable/Disable overhead UI
I: Enable/Disable ship information
1-8: Follow a specific ship
0: return to free flying
Left click (while following a ship): Ram Cam
[ and ] (while following a ship): follow crew member’s views.