Phriction Wiki Help system (user manual) swift installation and configuration guide Troubleshooting installation and 1st start XPlane plugins xOrganizer
While it seems that just disabling some conflicting plugins like XSB does not solve the issues (still no gear or such problems) xOrganizer seems to work.
IMPORTANT: xOrganizer is a 3rd part software and not related to swift whatsoever. See http://www.4xplane.nl/xorganizer/
Maybe this tool is an option for you to quickly switch among pilot clients.