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RealFlight® 8 Horizon Hobby® Edition

Now with Horizon Hobby®-exclusive aircraft and technologies!

RF8 Horizon Hobby Edition - Boxes and CDs for all versions

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 almost 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.

Software w/InterLink-X Controller
RFL1000
Software Only
RFL1001
Software Only Digital Download
RFL1003
Add-on Only*
RFL1002
Add-on Only* Digital Download
RFL1004

*This Add-On disc will only work with RealFlight version 8 (it will not work with previous versions) loaded from a disc or a digital download. It will not work with RealFlight version 8 that was purchased/downloaded from Steam® (you must purchase/download the Add-On from Steam in order for it to work).

If you purchased RealFlight 8 after September 1, 2018 you are eligible to receive the Horizon Hobby Edition Add-On (RFL1002 or RFL1004) at no charge! Please contact us at websales@horizonhobby.com to begin the process. You will be asked to provide your RF8 serial number and a dated proof of purchase. Please allow 3-5 business days for response, and 7-14 business days to receive the add-on 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-X, RealFlight compatible controller, or other Gamepad/Joystick

Internet connectivity required 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®-X Controller:

  • USB Port
  • Compatible FM or FM-selectable transmitter (if using the interface mode)
  • Note: The connectors on the InterLink-X cord and included adapters make the InterLink-X compatible with the trainer jacks on most Futaba® 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 Required

Internet connectivity required to download additional content and updates.

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