The perfect simulator experience for entry-level pilots Basic RealFlight 6-channel controller Choose from 47 aircraft, 12 helicopters and 6 PhotoField flying sites Easy navigation using the controller and QuickSelect menus Picture-in-picture views of the transmitter and a zoomed-in image of aircraft can be toggled on and off Control wind speed and direction Showcases all of RealFlight's unparalleled flight physics Single DVD 3D Flying Sites
I bought this for my husband who wants to get into RC helicopter flying. He gets on his computer and flys and laughs most evenings. He has flown RC planes before and says that the program is just like flying a plane. I can only assume that the helicopter portion is as good. I'm thankful for the program because he gets to practice without having to pay the money to repair or buy and helicopter. Great job!
This radio control model airplane flight simulator should not be confused with a video game or video toy, if there is such a thing. It is instead a high fidelity flight simulator designed to expose novices and wannabees to radio control flight without having to buy a real airplane and accessories. While good quality radio control models are not for the faint of heart or pocketbook, the RealFlight sim costs only about $100 and when you crash any of the dozens of RealFlight models, it costs you nothing more..
For somebody who's never flown an rc plane, a simulator is a must. Remember, the military and civilian pilots all learn on a simulator before flying the real thing. Even tanks have simulators! A simulator should be mandatory, because you will crash, guaranteed, and that first plane often becomes the last that anybody will buy. Flying an rc plane is very difficult. Just because you might know how to drive an rc car, it's nothing compared to flying an rc plane. It's 1000 times more difficult. This simulator..