RealFlight RF8 Horizon Flight Simulator with Transmitter


RealFlight RF8 Horizon Flight Simulator with Transmitter

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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 and Interlink-X Controller. Requires Windows 7, 8, or 10 to run. Vista not supported. See details below for system requirements

From the manufacturer

RealFlight 8 Horizon Hobby Edition screenshot with sky and 5 new exclusive aircraft additions
Screenshot of field and sky with three airplanes that are new for the Horizon Hobby edition

AS3X and SAFE Technology black and white logo

Exclusive Technologies and 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 compatible 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

Screenshot from cockpit with inset of guy wearing VR headset and using controller

Screenshot of new warehouse challenge in RF8 HH Edition, with plane flying between two flags

Incredible Realsim

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 Capabilities

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 DeadRinger, 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.
Black Interlink-X Radio Controller

Get the Full Feel

Included Interlink-X Controller Features:

  • Exclusive Reset/Rewind button for replaying your victories or resetting after crashes
  • Easy and convenient control of most simulator functions right from the controller
  • Built-in sliders help drone pilots zero their cameras in for the best shots
  • 10-channel capability for effortless control of all available functions
  • Prevents wear and tear on your field transmitter

Product description

The ultimate RC experience – now even better.

RealFlight’s Horizon Hobby Edition is what RC pilots have been asking and waiting for! It combines everything you already love about the world’s #1 RC flight simulator with in-demand, exclusive technology – plus brings you even more pilot-requested aircraft additions from the Best Brands in RC.

It’s an experience you simply can’t find anywhere else.

Horizon Hobby Edition Features:

  • Over a dozen new aircraft from E-flite, HobbyZone, ParkZone, Hangar 9, Blade and more
  • Spektrum AS3X and SAFE exclusive technologies
  • Improved compatibility with Spektrum WS1000 wireless USB simulator dongle (sold separately)

Continuing Features:

  • Industry-leading True-To-Life physics for amazing realism
  • Simple and intuitive interface
  • More than 150 aircraft including airplanes, helicopters, drones, and more
  • Over 40 different flying sites
  • Ability to edit aircraft and sites
  • Game-like challenges and multiplayer options
  • Compatibility with VR headsets (sold separately)

InterLink-X Controller Features:

  • Reset/Rewind button for replaying victories or resetting after crashes
  • Built-in sliders help drone pilots zero their cameras in for the best shots
  • 10-channel capability with included Interlink-X Controller

Note: Connector on InterLink-X cord and included adapters make InterLink-X compatible with trainer jacks on most Futaba and all JR, Spektrum and Tower Hobbies systems.

What’s in the Box:

  • RF8 Horizon Hobby Edition RC Flight Simulator Software DVD
  • Interlink-X Controller
  • Product Manual

Recommended System:

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (Administrator access required)
  • Intel Pentium 1.0GHz or equivalent (*Minimum), or Dual Core 2.4GHz CPU (**Optimal)
  • 512 MB RAM (*Minimum), or 2 GB RAM (**Optimal)
  • 10 GB Hard Drive Space
  • DVD Drive
  • 3D Accelerated Video with:
    • Dedicated Video Memory: 32 MB (*Minimum), or 512 MB (**Optimal)
    • Full DirectX 9 compliant: Shader Model 2.0 (*Minimum), or Shader Model 3.0 (**Optimal)
  • USB Port
  • InterLink-X, RealFlight compatible controller, or other Gamepad/Joystick
  • Internet connectivity required to download additional content and updates

*Mimimum: Some graphical features may be disabled. Aerodynamic calculations will remain high quality

**Optimal: For best graphical performance