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PROVA1 *** NUOVO Manuale RFS

Welcome to the official user manual for Real Flight Simulator.

Tutorial videos: www.youtube.com/RORTOS

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1 FLY NOW[edit | edit source]

Quickly enter the flight simulator

1.1 Plane selection[edit | edit source]

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Open a plane on the list on the left.
Change livery by tapping on the arrows at the sides of the livery name or tap on the livery name to open the complete list.

  • CONFIRM: Proceed to route selection
  • BACK: Back to main menu
  • CREATE LIVERY: Proceed to web page RFS Liveries to download livery templates (needs graphical package supporting .psd file format). Tutorial video instructions: https://youtu.be/FmwjD-TCS4E

1.2 Route Selection[edit | edit source]

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Zoom in or zoom out by pinching the map, smaller airports appear by zooming more in.
Select an airport on the map by tapping on an airport ICAO code.
Choose whether to do a take off or landing by tapping on the correct icon to the right of the airport name, tap again to cancel it.

Airports type:

HD Airport - Selection

SD/LD Airport - Selection

Choose another airport and repeat the above

  • START FLIGHT: Take control of the plane
  • BACK: Back to Plane selection

2 REAL TIME FLIGHTS[edit | edit source]

Search for real flights and fly them
Zoom in or zoom out by pinching the map
Search for a flight on the map by tapping on an airplane
Check the flight details on the window in the bottom right corner

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  • CONFIRM: Go to the aircraft page and select the aircraft livery
  • BACK: Back to main menu

3 ADVANCED FLIGHT PLANNER[edit | edit source]

Plan carefully your flight plan and execute it

1.1 File selection[edit | edit source]

Choose an existing plan from the list on the left or choose an option from the top bar.

  • NEW: Create a new flight plan
  • DUPLICATE: Create a copy of the currently selected flight plan
  • EDIT: Edit currently selected flight plan
  • DELETE: Delete currently selected flight plan
  • START FLIGHT: Start the currently selected flight plan
  • BACK: Back to main menu

1.2 Edit/New[edit | edit source]

General
  • Title: Insert the title of your flight plan
  • Description: Insert the description of your flight plan
  • Tags: insert any tags of your flight plan separated by space (example: “Asia Rain Singapore”)
Date/Time
  • Custom/Real: Choose real time or customize with any setting
  • Date: Tap on the date to change it
  • Time: Move the slider to change it
Flight Plan
  • See your planned route. Tap on ROUTE SELECTION to change/select your route
Aircraft: See your currently selected plane.
  • CHANGE: change your currently selected plane
  • Fuel: Move the slider to change quantity
  • Passengers: Move the slider to change quantity
  • Cargo: Move the slider to change quantity
Metar - Departure: Sets your departure weather
  • Custom: move sliders to change weather settings
  • Real: real weather conditions
  • Random: random weather conditions
Metar - Arrival: Sets your arrival weather
  • Custom: move sliders to change weather settings
  • Real: real weather conditions
  • Random: random weather conditions

4 MULTIPLAYER[edit | edit source]

Real time Multiplayer

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Open an available server on the list and join, then open a plane and confirm.

RFS Manual Multiplayer Map.png

Zoom in/out to see where other pilots are flying, tap on any plane to see pilot details. Set your flight plan and START FLIGHT.

5 OTHER OPTIONS[edit | edit source]

5.1 Resume Last Activity[edit | edit source]

You can use this button to quickly resume your flight where you last left it.

5.2 Settings[edit | edit source]

SYSTEM
  • Sensitivity - Set your control sensitivity, the lower the sensitivity, the smoother the response of the plane to your movements.
  • Quality - 3D world detail quality, lower it if you have frame rate or stability problems.
  • Native resolution - Activates device native resolution. May decrease frame rate performance.
  • In Flight UI - Sets the appearance of the in game UI.
  • Satellite Heightmaps - Turn on/off high definition worldwide satellite terrains. (Satellite data requires online connection to stream data)
  • Satellite Terrains - Turn on/off high definition worldwide heightmaps. (Satellite data requires online connection to stream data)
  • Clear Cache - Resets the cache of already downloaded data, clear only when you are having problems with excessive app size or corrupted textures.
SOUND
  • MASTER SOUND - Set global sound volume.
  • AIRCRAFT - Set Aircraft Volume
  • GPWS WARNING - Set GPWS warnings volume
  • PILOT MONITORING VOICE - Select pilot monitoring voice
  • ATC COMMS - Set voice volume of pilot monitoring and ATC Radio comms
  • ATC OTHER COMMS - Set voice volume of other pilots and ATC Radio comms
ACCOUNT
  • SUPPORT - Opens your mail client ready to send a support email.
  • PRIVACY - Check our privacy policy.
  • GOOGLE - Login using your Google account.
  • FACEBOOK - Login using your Facebook account.
  • ID - Your account ID.
  • PLAYER'S NAME - The name will be visible to other players. Choose carefully your name, you will be able to change it only once.
  • PLAYER'S CALLSIGN - Callsign is used for ATC COMMS. Callsign must be 4 alphanumeric characters.
FAILURES
All failures are global and apply to all airplanes.
  • Custom/Random/Off: Choose your failures, get surprised by random failures or switch them off.
  • Move the failure list up/down to scroll it and see all available failures.
  • Move the slider of each failure to set it at the desired frequency or move it all the way to the left to switch it off.
CONTROLS
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  • Sensitivity: Set controls sensitivity
  • Input Type: Choose your device oscilloscope or a virtual joystick.
  • Invert Vertical Axis: Switch to normal or inverted virtual joystick vertical axis

5.3 Log Book[edit | edit source]

For each activity
  • Real Date - the real calendar date in which the activity has been performedActivity
  • Date - the activity date as set by the flight plan
  • Aircraft - the plane used to fly
  • From - Departure airport
  • To - Arrival airport
  • Duration - Flight time

5.4 Game Manual[edit | edit source]

Press this button to access to explanation of the current options

5.5 Release Note[edit | edit source]

Press this button to read the latest news on the game. Read RFS Release Note

5.6 Online Status[edit | edit source]

Check this option to see your online status

6 SUBSCRIPTION[edit | edit source]

Real Flight Simulator offers a subscription model to unlock all game features.
Please see the comparison table for all game features:

RFS RFS PRO
AIRCRAFT
HD, Custom liveries, 3D cockpit,
working parts, lights
Saab 340
Bombardier CRJ900
Airbus A320-200
All RFS planes +
Embraer E190
Cessna 172
BAE Systems 146
Airbus A330-300
Airbus A340-200
Airbus A350-900
Airbus A380-800
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 747-200B
Boeing 767-300
Boeing 777-300
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
… more coming soon
HD AIRPORTS 35 Airports with High res
satellite imagery, lifelike 3D
buildings, taxiways and
detailed procedures
(departure, arrival, approach)
All RFS HD AIRPORTS +
Ground and Air traffic
SD AIRPORTS 500 Airports with Runways,
3D buildings and procedures
(departure and approach)
All RFS SD AIRPORTS +
Local Air traffic
LD AIRPORTS No 14000 Airports with
Runways and procedures
(departure and approach) +
Local Air traffic
MULTIPLAYER No Realtime multiplayer,
fly together with pilots from
all over the world.
ATC - Air Traffic Control No Interactive multi voice ATC
procedures and communications
REAL TIME TRAFFIC No Real time traffic for the 35
largest airports in the world
and their connected
destinations
FLY REAL TIME FLIGHTS No Jump on any available real
time flight and bring it
to destination (or wherever you
want…)
ADVANCED FLIGHT PLANNER No Advanced Flight Plan with
multiple options to
create / edit / duplicate
complex flight plans
SATELLITE HEIGHTMAPS No High definition worldwide
heightmaps (requires online
connection to stream data)
SATELLITE TERRAINS No High definition worldwide
satellite terrains (requires
online connection to stream
data)

7 CHAT[edit | edit source]

Talk to other pilots to improve your flight experience or exchange information about the sim and any other related questions.

8 FLIGHT USER INTERFACE[edit | edit source]

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  1. AUTOPILOT
  2. THROTTLE
  3. MASTER CAUTION
  4. GROUND SYSTEMS
  5. AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS
  6. FLAPS
  7. LANDING GEAR
  8. SPOILER
  9. GROUND BRAKE
  10. RUDDER
  11. Change PANEL INSTRUMENTS
  12. Change CAMERA
  13. Custom PANEL INDICATORS
  14. Planner MAP/FMC
  15. PAUSE
  16. COMMS
  17. VISUAL DOCKING GUIDANCE SYSTEM (VDGS)

1. AUTOPILOT
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A/P - Tap once to activate the autopilot panel, tap again to close it.
NAV - Activates auto pilot. The aircraft follows the flight plan. When autopilot is active Speed, Heading and Altitude can’t be manually changed.
APP - Activates auto approach. Available only when airplane is within ILS range.
SPD - Keep the button pressed and move up/down to change the speed, release to set the desired setting.
HDG - Keep the button pressed and move up/down to change the heading, release to set the desired setting.
ALT - Keep the button pressed and move up/down to change the altitude, release to set the desired setting.
VS - Keep the button pressed and move up/down to change the vertical speed, release to set the desired setting.

2. THROTTLE: Move up/down to set desired power.


3. MASTER CAUTION: Tap to reset alarms.


4. GROUND SYSTEMS
Available only when on ground.
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GROUND POWER UNIT - External power supply. Available only when properly positioned at the gate.
PASSENGER BOARDING BRIDGE - Available only when properly positioned at the gate. Activate it to board/disembark passengers.
PUSHBACK - Available only when stationary, activate it to be pushed back


5. AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS

Tap once to activate the currently selected sub-menu, tap again to close it.
Keep the button pressed and move up/down to move between the different options, release to choose the desired sub-menu.


5.1 SYSTEMS
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HUD - switch hud on/off
WP HUD - switch waypoints display on/off
AC HUD - switch other airplane marker display on/off
COMMS HUD - switch COMMS text display on/off
APU - switch APU on/off
ICE - switch deicing on/off
NAV LIGHTS - switch navigation lights on/off
BEACON LIGHTS - switch beacon lights on/off
LANDING LIGHTS - switch landing lights on/off
STROBE LIGHTS - switch strobe lights on/off


5.2 ENGINES
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For each engine:
FIRE- Tap once to activate, tap again when ready to use extinguisher, will deactivate automatically after a few seconds if not used.
ENG x - Tap once to start up the engine, when green is ready; tap again to switch it off. Shows throttle power for selected engine.
THR xx% - Move up/down to adjust engines separately.


5.3 FUEL
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LEFT TANK - Tap to release fuel
RIGHT TANK - Tap to release fuel
FUEL - move left/right to move fuel from one tank to the other


6. FLAPS
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Keep the button pressed and move up/down to move between the different flaps settings, release to set the desired setting.

7. LANDING GEAR

Press to extend the landing gear. Make sure to have an Air-Speed below "VLO" in order to extend it.

8. SPOILER
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Keep the button pressed and move up/down to move between the different spoiler settings, release to set the desired setting.

9. BRAKE

Switch on/off the Ground Brake.

10. RUDDER

Move left/right to operate the Rudder.

11. Change PANEL INSTRUMENTS

Press to switch multiple panel configuration.
Keep pressed for 1 second to quickly choose the desired panel.
Keep pressed on single instrument for 1 second to customize each one.

12. Change CAMERA

Press to switch multiple camera views.
Keep pressed for 1 second to quickly choose the desired camera view.

13. Custom PANEL INDICATORS
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Choose any set of data to display for each available data area.
Keep the data area pressed and move up/down or left/right to change the desired display, release to set the desired setting.

14. Planner MAP/FMC

FMC- open/close FMC panel.
CENTER- center the map view on your plane

FMC panel:

RMV - select a waypoint on the list and press RMV to remove it.
NXT - select a waypoint on the list and press NXT to make it the next active waypoint.
UP - select a waypoint on the list and press UP to move it to the upper position.
DWN - select a waypoint on the list and press DOWN to move it to the lover position.
CLR - clear all waypoints.
DEP - active only if a departure airport exists in your flight plan. Press DEP to open the SID list, then choose a SID and press SELECT to activate it.
ARR - active only if an arrival airport exists in your flight plan. Press ARR to open the STAR list, then choose a STAR and press SELECT to activate it.
APP - active only if an arrival airport exists in your flight plan. Press APP to open the APPROACH list, then choose an APPROACH and press SELECT, then choose the TRANSITION and press SELECT to activate it.


15. PAUSE
Takeoff/Landing
Choose any of the options available to quickly perform an activity
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Date/Time
  • Custom/Real: Choose real time or customize with any setting
  • Date: Tap on the date to change it
  • Time: Move the slider to change it
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Aircraft
  • Fuel: Move the slider to change quantity
  • Passengers: Move the slider to change quantity
  • Cargo: Move the slider to change quantity
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Weather
Sets your current weather
  • Custom: move sliders to change weather settings
  • Real: real weather conditions
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Failures
All failures are global and apply to all airplanes.
  • Custom/Random/Off: Choose your failures, get surprised by random failures or switch them off
  • Move the failure list up/down to scroll it and see all available failures
  • Move the slider of each failure to set it at the desired frequency or move it all the way to the left to switch it off
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EXIT
Leave the flight: If you Exit you will have access to:
  • EXIT: Back to main menu
  • TRY AGAIN: Restart your flight
  • REWIND: Return to your flight as it was one minute ago
  • REPORT: End of flight report. Will also appear when switching engines off or after connecting PBB (Passenger Boarding Bridge) and engines switch off
  • REPLAY: Look at your replay
CALIBRATE
Tap to calibrate and return to your flight
CONTINUE
Return to your flight
16. COMMS
16.1 ATC - Air Traffic Control
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ATC will allow you to manage communications between your aircraft and different air traffic controllers.
Start by choosing the correct frequencies according to where you are located then choose actions according to flight procedures. You will also listen to any communication between ATC and other aircraft tuned on the same :frequency.
ATIS - Automatic terminal information service. Reports a continuous broadcast of recorded aeronautical information.
GROUND - Used to manage any aircraft procedure while on the ground.
TOWER - Used to manage any aircraft procedure while on the runway, takeoff and final landing.
APPROACH - Used to manage any aircraft procedure after takeoff and initial landing.
EN ROUTE - Used to manage any aircraft procedure during flight.
EMERGENCY - Used to manage any aircraft emergency procedure.
- REQUEST NEAREST AIRPORT: make a request for the nearest airport.
- SET PLAN TO NEAREST: set your flight plan to the nearest airport.
- EMERGENCY/URGENCY: to report situation.

16.2 IN FLIGHT CHAT
  • CHAT MAIN the same chat group as the one in the main menu available to all players.

  • CHAT MULTIPLAYER named after the server you have chosen in multiplayer, available only to PRO players flying on that server.


  • 17. VISUAL DOCKING GUIDANCE SYSTEM (VDGS)

    Available on any HD Airport. Follow map instructions to reach your assigned gate, then close in to parking area following instructions provided by the VDGS. When correctly parked (OK) the PASSENGER BOARDING BRIDGE will become available.

    9 AIRCRAFT[edit | edit source]

    SelectPlane.png

    Open a plane on the list on the left.
    Open livery by tapping on the arrows at the sides of the livery name or tap on the livery name to open the complete list.