RealFlight RF8 Hobby Edition Flight Simulator Software DVD Only


RealFlight RF8 Hobby Edition Flight Simulator Software DVD Only

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  • Trust in RealFlight, the #1 RC flight simulator with unparalleled graphics that has put more RC pilots in the air safely than any other
  • Fly more than 150 aircraft and 40 flying sites, including a customized FPV flying site and a dozen new pilot-requested aircraft additions from the Best Brands in RC
  • Simple, intuitive interface, combined with AS3X and SAFE Technology, means zero learning curve to guarantee you’ll be up and flying your virtual aircraft in no time
  • VR compatibility and game-like challenges make flight training fun and interactive, while multiplayer combat lets you challenge pilots worldwide
  • Includes RF8 Software DVD only. Requires Interlink-X Controller and Windows 7, 8, or 10 to run. Vista not supported. System requirements listed below

From the manufacturer

RealFlight 8 Horizon Hobby Edition screenshot with sky and 5 new exclusive aircraft additions
Screenshot of field and sky with three new Horizon Hobby aircraft additions flying in foreground

Black and white graphic with AS3X and SAFE logos

Exclusive Technologies and Added Compatibility
  • Spektrum AS3X (Artificial Stabilization – 3-aXis) and SAFE (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technologies deliver outstanding flight control with protection benefits accessible at the flip of a switch.
  • Improved compatibility with Spektrum WS1000 Wireless USB Simulator Dongle for use with Spektrum DSM2/DSMX equipped transmitters (sold separately).

New Horizon Hobby Edition Features

Over a dozen exclusive aircraft additions

  • HobbyZone Sport Cub S with SAFE
  • E-flite Apprentice S 15e with SAFE
  • E-flite Carbon-Z Cessna 150 2.1m with AS3X & SAFE Select*
  • E-flite F-27 Evolution with AS3X & SAFE Select *
  • E-flite Mini Convergence VTOL*
  • E-flite Timber 1.5m and Timber 1.5m with Floats, AS3X & SAFE Select
  • ParkZone Conscendo Advanced with AS3X & SAFE Select
  • Blade Fusion 270 with SAFE* and Fusion 480
  • Hangar 9 Carbon Cub 15cc* and Ultra Stick 30cc
  • FMS F-15 Eagle V2 64mm EDF
  • Make sure to activate and update your RF8 Horizon Hobby Edition online to receive the latest versions of these models

Continuing RealFlight 8 Features

Screenshot of grassy flying field with inverted RC helicopter flying in foreground

Screenshot from first-person cockpit view with inset of guy wearing VR headset and using controller

Screenshot of new warehouse challenge with plane getting ready to fly between flags inside warehouse

Incredible Realism

True-To-Life Physics make every flight more lifelike and have helped put more RC pilots in the air successfully than any other flight sim.

  • Realistic flight characteristics
  • New RC pilots can learn to fly with confidence
  • Experienced RC pilots can practice new maneuvers to become even better

VR Compatibility

Put yourself in the cockpit for an immersive VR experience. RealFlight 8 is compatible with Oculus Rift and HTC VIVE VR sets. Plug in – and you’re instantly at the field or behind the sticks.

*VR equipment sold separately. Check with manufacturer for compatibility.

Challenges and Multiplayer Options

Have fun and hone your skills with game-like challenges. Burst balloons, avoid obstacles, fly through gates, limbo low, and race fast to unlock rewards and score points.

  • Compete against your own best times with Ghost Run
  • Challenge players online with *multiplayer combat events like Dead Ringer, Machine Gun, Streamer Cut, Hardcore Combat, Rocket, and Paintball

*Multiplayer options require broadband connection and computer voice chat capability.

Aerial flying field screenshot showing open editing menus that allow site and aircraft customization

Customize Your Experience

Make your RealFlight 8 experience uniquely your own by using Aircraft and FlexiField Flying Site Editors to create an almost limitless combination of sites and aircraft. Modify and save your favorites to fly time after time!

  • Start with over 40 flying sites and more than 150 stock aircraft options.
  • Set preferences for control surface, engine sound, and trim schemes.
  • Add and remove components and alter their locations.
  • Change airfoils, swap parts, and re-scale physics calculations.
  • Modify, move, rotate, add or delete objects, and set their characteristics.
  • Adjust thermals, wind speed and direction.
  • Customize radio and electronics.
RealFlight 8 Horizon Hobby Edition Software Only Package with DVD unpackaged

Software Only – Controller Not Included

Requires one of the following controller options (sold separately):

  • USB Gamepad or Joystick
  • Interlink-X Controller
  • Interlink Elite Controller (no longer available, for existing owners only)
  • Compatible Transmitter and RF Wired Interface
  • SLT Compatible Transmitter and RF Wireless Interface
  • Spektrum Transmitter with DSM2/DSMX protocol and WS1000 Wireless Dongle