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RealFlight® 9

The most realistic RC flight simulator yet!

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.

RF9 - RFL1100 Packaging, RFL1101 Packaging, and Internlink DX Controller

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. It's also available with the new Spektrum® InterLink® DX simulator controller modeled after Spektrum transmitters including all standard switch locations and functions so it works just like your favorite radio.

RealFlight 9 includes more than a dozen new aircraft* from E-flite®, HobbyZone®, Hangar 9® and Blade®:

  • E-flite Apprentice® STS 1.5m with SAFE® Technology
  • E-flite Delta Ray® One with SAFE® Technology
  • E-flite Viper 70mm EDF with AS3X® and SAFE Select Technologies
  • E-flite Havoc Xe 80mm EDF with AS3X and SAFE Select Technologies
  • E-flite Timber X 1.2m with AS3X and SAFE Select Technologies
  • E-flite Extra 300 3D 1.3m with AS3X and SAFE Select Technologies
  • E-flite EC-1500 Twin 1.5m with AS3X and SAFE Select Technologies
  • HobbyZone Carbon Cub S+ 1.3m with SAFE Plus Technology
  • Hangar 9 CubCrafters XCub 60cc
  • Hangar 9 P-51D Mustang 20cc
  • Hangar 9 Valiant 10cc
  • Blade 230 S V2 with SAFE® Technology
  • And more!
*Please be sure to activate and update your RF9 online to receive the latest versions of these aircraft.

Software w/ InterLink DX Controller
RFL1100
Software Only
RFL1101
Software Only Digital Download
RFL1103

**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 at: realflight.com/dlrf9/ (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 (RFL1101 or RFL1103) at no charge! Please contact us at websales@horizonhobby.com 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 RF 9 after the request is processed and approved.

System Requirements

Minimum Recommended System:

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

  • Windows® 7 or Windows 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 DirectX 9 compliant (Shader Model 2.0 or better)
  • InterLink DX, RealFlight® compatible controller, or other Gamepad/Joystick

Internet connectivity required for activation and to download additional content and updates.

Optimal System:

For best graphical performance

  • Dual Core 2.4GHz CPU
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 3D Accelerated Video with: 512 MB dedicated video memory

Multiplayer Requirements:

  • Broadband Internet connection
  • Computer microphone for voice chat

InterLink® DX Controller:

  • USB 2.0 Port
  • Compatible FM or FM-selectable transmitter (if using the interface mode)
  • Note: Connectors and adapters are available separately for use with the InterLink DX that will make it compatible with the trainer jacks on most Futaba®, Tactic® and all JR®, Spektrum® and Tower Hobbies® systems.

VR Requirements:

  • Compatible with some VR sets (available separately). Check manufacturer's requirements for VR system use.

Activation Requirements

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