The Horizon Hobby® Edition of RealFlight® 8 adds the exclusive technologies and some of the most popular aircraft from the Best Brands in RC to the #1 RC flight simulator in the world to deliver an experience you simply can’t find anywhere else!
RealFlight® is the #1 RC flight simulator in the world. It’s the best tool new RC pilots can use when learning how to fly. It also enables experienced RC pilots to practice new maneuvers and hone their skills so they can become even better pilots.
With 150 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” and have fun at home!
This Horizon Hobby Edition of RealFlight 8 is what everyone has been asking and waiting for! It adds the exclusive technologies and some of the most popular aircraft from the Best Brands in RC to the #1 RC flight simulator in the world, to deliver an experience you simply can’t find anywhere else.
Over a dozen new aircraft from E-flite®, HobbyZone®, ParkZone®, Hangar 9®, Blade® and more*:
HobbyZone® Sport Cub S with SAFE® Technology
E-flite® Apprentice® S 15e with SAFE Technology
E-flite Timber™ 1.5m with AS3X® and SAFE Select Technologies
E-flite Timber 1.5m with Floats, AS3X and SAFE Select Technologies
E-flite Carbon-Z® Cessna 150 2.1m with AS3X and SAFE Select Technologies *
E-flite F-27 Evolution with AS3X and SAFE Select Technologies *
E-flite Mini Convergence® VTOL *
ParkZone® Conscendo™ Advanced with AS3X and SAFE Select Technologies
Hangar 9® Carbon Cub 15cc *
Hangar 9 Ultra Stick 30cc
FMS F-15 Eagle V2 64mm EDF
Blade® Fusion™ 270 with SAFE Technology *
Blade Fusion 480
* Please be sure to activate and update your RF8 Horizon Hobby Edition online to receive the latest versions of these models.
New Horizon Hobby Edition Features:
Over one dozen new Horizon Hobby aircraft!
Spektrum™ AS3X® (Artificial Stabilization – 3-aXis) and SAFE® (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technologies
Improved compatibility with the Spektrum WS1000 wireless simulator dongle (sold separately) for use with compatible DSM2/DSMX equipped transmitters
Additional RealFlight Features:
For use with InterLink-X or other RealFlight compatible controllers, gamepads and joysticks (sold separately)
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 150 aircraft including airplanes, helicopters, drones, and more
Over 40 different flying sites including 3D fields and PhotoFields
FlexiField™ Site Editor
The ability to edit and import custom aircraft
Game-like challenges that make flight training fun and interactive
Multiplayer options so you can fly with other pilots online
Compatible with VR headsets, including the Oculus Rift and HTC® Vive™ VR headsets (sold separately)
Needed to Complete
Internet connection for activation and updates
Spektrum WS1000 wireless USB dongle (recommended) for Horizon Hobby models and transmitters
What's in the Box?
(1) RealFlight® 8 Horizon Hobby® Edition DVD
(1) Product Manual
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-X, RealFlight compatible controller, or other Gamepad/Joystick
* Some graphical features may be disabled. Aerodynamic calculations will remain high quality
** Administrator access required in Windows 10
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®-X Controller Requirements (Not included)
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
Internet connectivity required to download additional content and updates.
RealFlight RF8 Horizon Hobby Edition, Software Only RFL1001 is compatible with RFL1000