RealFlight 9 adds even more exciting features to the #1 RC flight simulator in the world, including over a dozen new aircraft from the Best Brands in RC, the iconic Eli Field, and updated Virtual Flight Instructor lessons!
RealFlight® is the #1 RC flight simulator in the world! It's the absolute best tool new RC pilots can use when learning how to fly. It also makes it possible for experienced RC pilots to practice new maneuvers and to hone their skills so they can become even better pilots.
With more than 160 different aircraft to fly — including airplanes, helicopters, drones and more — at over 40 different flying sites, plus the ability to edit aircraft and sites, there's an almost infinite number of flying options available. Add in game-like challenges that make flight training fun, multiplayer options so you can fly and compete with other pilots online, compatibility with VR headsets, and many, many more features, and you have everything you need to succeed at the field — because you can "fly" on a PC at home, or on a laptop just about anywhere else!
RealFlight 9 adds more of the most popular aircraft from the Best Brands in RC, along with Eli Field and updated Virtual Flight Instructor lessons for new pilots learning to fly, to deliver an experience you simply can't find anywhere else. This version comes with just the software, so you can use it with any RealFlight compatible transmitter you already own.
RealFlight 9 includes more than a dozen new aircraft* from E-flite®, HobbyZone®, Hangar 9® and Blade®:
*Please be sure to activate and update your RF9 online to receive the latest versions of these aircraft.
New RealFlight® 9 Features
More than a dozen new Horizon Hobby aircraft!
Updated Virtual Flight Instructor lessons for new pilots learning to fly
Fly at the newest PhotoField™ – the iconic Eli Field
Additional RealFlight Features
Industry-leading True-To-Life™ physics that make every flight more lifelike than any other sim
A simple and intuitive interface for zero learning curve, zero hassle, and more fun
More than 160 aircraft including airplanes, helicopters, drones, and more
Over 40 different flying sites including 3D fields and PhotoFields
FlexiField™ Site Editor so you can make fields your own
The ability to edit aircraft and to import custom aircraft
Game-like challenges that make flight training fun and interactive
Multiplayer options so you can fly or compete with other pilots online
Compatible with VR headsets, including the Oculus™ Rift and HTC® Vive™ VR headsets (sold separately)
Works with Spektrum wireless simulator dongles for use with compatible DSM2/DSMX equipped transmitters (sold separately)
Needed to Complete
Compatible PC desktop/laptop
Internet connection for activation and updates
Spektrum WS1000 wireless USB dongle (recommended) for wireless use with Spektrum DSMX/DSM2 compatible transmitters
Compatible simulator controller, joystick or other control device
What's in the Box?
(2) RealFlight 9 DVDs*
(1) Realflight Installation Guide
*If your computer does not have a DVD drive you can use an external DVD drive (sold separately), or you can download the RealFlight 9 software here, and then follow the onscreen directions accordingly.
If you purchased RealFlight 8 Horizon Hobby Edition after July 15, 2019, you are eligible to receive RealFlight 9 (software only) at no charge! Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to begin the process. You will be asked to provide your RealFlight 8 and Horizon Hobby Edition serial numbers and a dated proof of purchase. Please allow 3-5 business days for response, and 7-14 business days to receive RF9 after the request is processed and approved.
Minimum Recommended System*
Windows® 7 or Windows 8 or Windows 10**
Intel® Pentium® 1.0GHz or equivalent
512 MB RAM
10 GB Hard Drive Space
3D Accelerated Video with:
32 MB Dedicated Video Memory
Fully DirectX® 9 compliant (Shader Model 2.0 or better)
InterLink DX, RealFlight compatible controller, or other Gamepad/Joystick
Internet connectivity required to download additional content and updates
For Best Graphical Performance:
Dual Core 2.4GHz CPU
2 GB RAM
3D Accelerated Video with: 512 MB dedicated video memory
Broadband Internet connection
Computer microphone for voice chat
InterLink® DX Controller Requirements:
Compatible FM or FM-selectable transmitter (if using the interface mode)
Compatible with some VR sets (available separately). Check manufacturer's requirements for VR system use.
Works with both the Oculus Rift and HTC® Vive™ VR headsets
Online Activation Required
* Some graphical features may be disabled. Aerodynamic calculations will remain high quality ** Administrator access required in Windows 10
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RealFlight RF9 Flight Simulator, Software Only RFL1101 is compatible with RFL1000, RFL1100