Great Planes RealFlight RF8 w/InterLink-X Controller

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Notes from our tech department:
This is the Great Planes RealFlight 8 R/C Flight Simulator
with InterLink-X Controller.

This version is Mode 2-Left Hand Throttle and Right Hand Elevator, USA Standard

Compatible with Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, or 10
Local administrator access required

RealFlight is compatible only with Microsoft Windows
and cannot be used with Mac OS/OSX operating systems.
But if you can run Windows on your Macintosh
computer, you should also be able to run RealFlight.
Apple now offers a program called "Boot Camp"
that does allow Macintosh to dual-boot Windows with Mac OS/OSX.
For help installing Windows onto your Mac using Boot Camp,
contact Apple Support.
While not officially supported, several users have reported
success with running RealFlight products (not RF-X) under a "Parallels"
installation of Windows.
For more information on running 3D games
under Parallels, contact Parallels Support.

RealFlight performance will be greatly limited if used with a Netbook

NEW FEATURES INCLUDE;
VR Headset Compatibility (Fly RealFlight with your Oculus Rift or HTC Vive)
FPV Drones and Racing Challenges
Support for generic Joysticks/Gamepads

Challenges-
New Multi-Rotor Physics
Ghost Runs-compete against your best times for individual challenge levels

Aircraft-
Many new FPV Racing Drones
Riley Model B
Synergy 766 Heli
And More!

Airport-
FPV Racing Site

Still Includes All of the Following Extraordinary Features;

TrueView Realistic Lighting offers the visual impact of full-
spectrum daylight, colors are brighter, truer and more intense.
Contrasts are sharper at the extreme of black and white as well as
between shades of the same color.

TruFlo Wind Dynamics

Welcome Screen-comes up after RealFlight is launched.
Options include;
*Tip of the Day-Changes daily to offer user new and better ways to
use RealFlight
*Shortcuts for selecting new flying sites or aircraft, user's
current favorites, and new aircraft/flying site combos
*Built-in video player-with updated videos on essential flying
skills

RealPhysics 3D

Reset/Rewind on the InterLink Elite Controller

Multiplayer and Multimode

Water takeoffs and landings

Onscreen Camera Controls-cameras can be added or moved without
leaving the screen-or using a menu.

Night Flying

Real Rendering

AccuModel aircraft editor

FlexField flying site editor

Blade stop autorotations

FEATURES

Vastly improved heli physics with features such as;
Sound and Motion Physics, props and wheels blur, engine sound
changes with RPM
Realism on Impact reacts to pilot's actions to save their heli
after a hard landing or crash
"Full Coverage" Collision Detection, hundreds of sensor points for
realistic reaction to impacts
Depth of Field Effect keeps model that is being flown the focal
point
Night Flying-orient your flight to lights on the field below
First Person Video (FPV) pilot's eye view of flight
FlexiField Flying Site Editor-add buildings, trees and more
Overhead Site Map-shows aircraft and runway locations
Smoke Reaction-ultra realistic smoke and exhaust
Blade Stop Autos
Real Rendering-reveals fine details such as aircraft panel lines
Water Takeoffs and Landings w/seaplanes or float equipped aircraft
Movable Camera Angles-add cameras to aircraft with the Aircraft
Editor and rotate their positions
Accu-Model controls every aspect of aircraft and flying sites,
changes wingspan, airfoils, glow or electric power, trim schemes and
much more
Sky Grid-colored grid can be overlayed on the sky to ensure perfectly
symmetrical patterns and pinpoint entries and exits
Wingtip and Rotary Trails allows pilot to trace their flight path
Reset/Rewind Button allows pilots to practice maneuvers, recreate
aerobatics, and more. "Seek" function precisely pauses the action so
pilot can analyze mistakes and correct them.
Using Multiplayer and your Internet connection you can fly with
other RealFlight pilots. Hook up with an instructor for one-on-one
tutoring, engage in combat with a single opponent or a patrol - or
host multiplayer events for a whole squadron. You can invite
guests, choose sites, aircraft and events, limit play by points or
elapsed time - and automate it all, so you can join the fun, too.
Please note, the number of participants in a Multiplayer
session may be limited by the internet connection (speed
and bandwidth) available to each participant.
Multiplayer Combat Events include Dead Ringer, Machine Gun, Streamer
Cut, Hardcore Combat, Rocket, and Paintball
In Combat Events, select a single opponent from any number of
participants and track his movement throughout the virtual arena.
Pilot's License, choose a name, select an avatar, and create your own
profile to share - including a personal statement and flight hours
logged.
Use the Aircraft Editor to add cameras to your plane or heli, just
like any other object. Movable camera angles can be changed through
your controller. Activate servos using a switch or rotary knob to
rotate the camera position.
TruFlo Wind Dynamics allow you to designate wind direction and speed,
from blustery to mild. Several flying sites support Dynamic Slope
Soaring and hand-launch gliders. G5.5 more accurately renders
thermal winds-static thermals and dynamic thermals
Built-in interface allows you to use your own transmitter if desired.
MultiMode lets you use the controller and interface simultaneously -
a feature no other R/C simulator has.
InterLink-X controller features digital trims and QuickSelect,

Aircraft;
1903 Wright Flyer
AJ Slick (51 inch)
Albatros Dva (Biplane)
AR-6 Endeavor
AT-6 Texan
Avistar Elite
B-25 Mitchell
Bede BD-5J (Jet)
Big Stick
Big Stick (Float Plane)
Bird of Time (Sailplane)
Bird of Time (Sailplane)
BLT Park Flyer
Bulldog (Challenge)
Cap 232
Cap 232 - Electric 3D
Cessna 182
Dynaflite Super Decathlon
E3D
E3D - Flap Mixing
ElectriFly Cirrus SR22 Turbo
ElectriFly Edge 540 EP (Foamy)
ElectriFly Edge 540T
ElectriFly PBY Catalina (Float Plane)
Electrifly Rifle
ElectriStar
ElectroStreak
Extra 300L (Challenge)
Extra Special
F-86 Sabre - Ducted Fan (Jet)
F-86 Sabre - Turbine (Jet)
FlatOut Extra 300S (Foamy)
FlatOut Extra 300S With V-Pitch (Foamy)
Fling IIm Hand Launch (Sailplane)
Flyzone AirCore ME-109
Flyzone AirCore P-51 Mustang
Flyzone AirCore Principle
Flyzone Beechcraft Staggerwing (Biplane)
Flyzone Calypso (Powered Sailplane)
Flyzone Cessna 182
Flyzone DHC-2 Beaver (Float Plane)
Flyzone DHC-2 Beaver
Flyzone Diablo Ducted Fan Sport (Jet)
Flyzone Diablo Ducted Fan Trainer (Jet)
Flyzone Hadron (Flying Wing)
Flyzone Millennium Master
Flyzone Mini Switch Sport
Flyzone Mini Switch Trainer
Flyzone Sensei
Flyzone SkyFly
Flyzone Skyfly 2
Flyzone Switch Sport
Flyzone Switch Trainer
Fundango
Futaba Sky Leaf 55
GeeBee R-2
GeeBee R-2 Electric
General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper (UAV)
Great Planes Factor 30cc, new with RF8
Golden Flying Lawnmower (unlocked with medal in Limbo III)
Great Planes Kunai (Powered Sailplane)
Great Planes Micro F-86 Sabre EDF (Jet)
Great Planes Proud Bird
Great Planes Revolver
Great Planes Yak-54 (Foamy)
Harrier (Jet)
L-39 (Jet)
L-39 Combat (Jet)
L-39 Streamer Cut (Jet)
ME 262 (Jet)
Messerschmitt Bf 109E
Mistral 3m (Sailplane)
Mistral 3m Heavy Ballast (Sailplane)
Mitsubishi A6M Zero
Multiplex EasyStar
Multiplex ParkMaster 3D
Multiplex ParkMaster 3D Rocket Wars
Multiplex ParkMaster 3D Streamer Cut
NexSTAR
NexSTAR EP
NexSTAR EP with AFS
NexSTAR with AFS
P-51 Mustang
P-51 Mustang Combat
P-51 Mustang Paintball
P-51 Mustang Streamer Cut
P-6E Hawk (Biplane)
PAU 36% Edge 540
Piper Cub
Piper Cub (Float Plane)
PT-40
RF-97 Sailplane (Sailplane)
Riley Model B, new with RF8
Ripmax WOT 4 Foam-E Mk2
Russian Thunder
Ryan STA
Schneider Cup Racer (Float Plane)
Seawind (Float Plane)
Shuriken Sloper (Sailplane)
Shuriken Sloper - Heavy Ballast (Sailplane)
Sig Seniorita
Simple Flyer
Slinger (Flying Wing)
Sopwith Pup - Combat (Biplane)
Sopwith Pup - Paintball (Biplane)
Sopwith Pup - Streamer Cut (Biplane)
Sopwith Pup (Biplane)
Spacewalker
Spacewalker - Electric
Spirit 100 Glider (Sailplane)
Super Sportster
Super Sportster (Float Plane)
Thunderbolt Sbach 35%
Thunderbolt Sbach 35% - Wingtip Smoke
Top Flite F4U Corsair
Top Flite Focke-Wulf 190
Top Flite Zero
Travel Air Mystery Ship
Twinstar (2 Engines)
Ultimate Bipe (Biplane)
Ultra Sport
V-22 Osprey (2 Engines with Variable Pitch)
WildRC's Mini IFO
Yak-54
Yak-54 3D
Yak-54 with Gyro
Yak-54 with Streamers

Helicopters;
AH-64 Apache
Align T-Rex 500
Bell 222
Bell 222 Scale Head
Dominion 3D
Dominion 3D 90
Dominion 3D 90 FBL
Dominion 400
Dominion 450 3D
Ecureuil
Ecureuil - Scale Head
Furion 450
Gaui X7
Heli-Max Axe 400 3D EP RTF
Heli-Max Axe CP
Heli-Max Axe EZ (Dual Rotor Heli)
Huey
JetRanger
JetRanger Scale Head
KDE 700
Maco F3C
Rave 90 ENV Electric
Rave 90 ENV Electric FBL
Rave 90 ENV Nitro
Rave 90 ENV Nitro FBL
Schweizer
Schweizer (Float Heli)
Sikorsky Skycrane
Sikorsky Skycrane - Grappling Hook
Synergy 766, new with RF8
Synergy E6
Synergy E7
Synergy N5c FBL
Thunder Tiger E700
Thunder Tiger E700 Stock
Thunder Tiger Innovator EXP
Thunder Tiger Raptor 90 G4 FBL
Thunder Tiger Raptor E720 FBL
Tutor 600
Tutor 600 Trainer
Westland Lynx

Drones/Quadcopters;
Explorer 580 Racing
Gaui 330X-S Quad Flyer (Quadcopter)
H4 Quadcopter 520, Racing
Heli-Max 1SQ (Quadcopter)
Heli-Max FORM500, new with RF8, Racing
Heli-Max Voltage 500 3D, new with RF8, Racing
Hexacopter 780 (GPS Modes)
Hexacopter 780
Hubsan X4 Pro, new with RF8
Hubsan X4 Pro (Prop Guards), new with RF8
Octocopter 1000
Quadcopter (KnifeEdge Quadcopter)
Quadcopter (KnifeEdge Quadcopter Classic)
Quadcopter X
Quadcopter X (Classic)
Rise RXS255, new with RF8, Racing
Scorpion Sky Strider 280 (10 Degree Arm Angle), new with RF8, Racing
Scorpion Sky Strider 280 (5 Degree Arm Angle), new with RF8, Racing
Tempest 250, new with RF8, Racing
Tempest 250 (Angled Camera), new with RF8, Racing
Tempest 280, new with RF8, Racing
Tiny Terror 150, new with RF8
Tricopter 900
Tricopter 900 (Manual Modes)
X8 Quadcopter 1260
xCraft X PlusOne, new with RF8
Xiro Xplorer, new with RF8
Xiro Xplorer G, new with RF8

Specialty Aircraft;
Airboat (with Alligator)
Hawk
SkyShip (Blimp)

Airports;
Air Race Desert, new with RF8
Air Race Stadium (Immersive 3D Field)
Aircraft Carrier (Water)
Alpine Lake (Immersive 3D Field with Water)
Alpine Meadow (PhotoField)
Apocalypse (Immersive 3D Field)
Bayou (Water)
Boneyard (Immersive 3D Field)
Buena Vista (Immersive 3D Field)
Carl Henson Field (PhotoField)
Carnival (Immersive 3D Field)
Castle (Immersive 3D Field)
Castle HD (Immersive 3D Field)
Construction Site (Immersive 3D Field)
DS Ridgeline (Immersive 3D Field)
Evergreen Airport (PhotoField)
Flight School - Night (Immersive 3D Field)
Flight School (Immersive 3D Field)
Flight School HD (Immersive 3D Field)
FPV Racing Site (Immersive 3D Field), new with RF8
Gold Country Aeromodeler Park (PhotoField)
Grass Flatlands - Night (PhotoField)
Grass Flatlands (PhotoField)
Japanese Temple (Immersive 3D Field)
Joe's Garage (Immersive 3D Field)
Joe's Garage HD (Immersive 3D Field)
Junkyard (Immersive 3D Field)
Lake Douglas (PhotoField with Water)
LIARS Field (PhotoField)
Marooned (Water)
Observatory (Immersive 3D Field)
Obstacle Course - Night (Immersive 3D Field)
Obstacle Course (Immersive 3D Field)
Palace (Immersive 3D Field)
RealFlight Ranch (Immersive 3D Field)
Sandy Point (Water)
Santa Clara County Model Aircraft Skypark (PhotoField)
Shipwreck (Water)
Shipwreck HD (Water)
Sierra Nevada Cliff (Immersive 3D Field)
Soccer Field (Immersive 3D Field)
Soccer Field HD (Immersive 3D Field)
Sod Farm (PhotoField)
Thermal Park (Immersive 3D Field)
Waco Field (PhotoField)

Challenges;
Air Race
Air Race II
Air Race III
Balloon Burst
Balloon Burst II
Balloon Burst III
Grapple
Limbo
Limbo II
Limbo III
Quadcopter Trials
Ring Race
Ring Race II
Ring Race III
Scavenger Hunt (Drone)
Spot Landing
FPV Drone Racing, new with RF8
FPV Drone Racing II, new with RF8
FPV Race League, new with RF8

INCLUDES

One Great Planes RealFlight 8 R/C Flight Simulator DVD
InterLink-X controller
Cable for JR and Hitec radios
Cable with micro-plug adapter for newer Futaba radios with square
port (order GPMZ4064 if extra cable is needed)

REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Recommended System: (Note: Some graphical features may be
disabled. Aerodynamic calculations will remain high-quality)
Windows Vista, 7, 8, or Windows 10
*Administrator access required
Intel Pentium 1.0GHz or equivalent
512 MB RAM
10 GB Hard Drive Space
DVD Drive
3D Accelerated Video with:
32 MB Dedicated Video Memory
Full Windows DirectX 9 compliant (Shader Model 2.0 or better)
USB Port
Optimal System: For best graphical performance
Dual Core 2.4GHz CPU
2 GB RAM
3D Accelerated Video with:
512 MB dedicated video memory
Pixel Shader 3.0 support
Multiplayer Requirements:
Broadband internet connection
Computer microphone for voice chat
Virtual Reality Headset:
Please see the system requirements for your device
InterLink-X Controller:
USB Port
Compatible FM or FM selectable transmitter if using the Interface
mode

COMMENTS

Connectors on the InterLink-X cord and included adapters make
the InterLink Elite compatible with the trainer jack on most Futaba
and all JR Spektrum, Hitec and Tower Hobbies systems. Special
adapters for use with most older Futaba and Hitec systems are
available separately.

jxs 10/04/17

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