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Choose a plane on the list on the left.<br/>
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Choose an airplane from the list on the left.<br/>
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.
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Change livery (REAL or VIRTUAL) 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
 
* CONFIRM: Proceed to route selection
 
* BACK: Back to main menu
 
* BACK: Back to main menu
* CREATE LIVERY: Proceed to web page [http://www.realflightsimulator.org/liveries/ RFS Liveries] to download livery templates (needs graphical package supporting .psd file format). Tutorial video instructions: https://youtu.be/FmwjD-TCS4E<br/>
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* CREATE LIVERY: Proceed to web page [http://www.realflightsimulator.org/liveries RFS Liveries] to download livery templates (needs graphical package supporting .psd file format). Tutorial video instructions: https://youtu.be/FmwjD-TCS4E<br/>
  
 
=== 1.2 Route Selection === <!--T:55-->
 
=== 1.2 Route Selection === <!--T:55-->
 
[[File:FlightPlan.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
[[File:FlightPlan.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
Zoom in or out by pinching the map, smaller airports appear by zooming more in.<br/>
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Zoom in or out by pinching the map, smaller airports appear by zooming in more.<br/>
Select an airport on the map by tapping on its ICAO code or searching it using the ICAO Search button.<br/>
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Select an airport on the map by tapping on its ICAO code or search it using the ICAO Search button.<br/>
Choose take off or landing by tapping on the icon to the right of the airport name, tap again to cancel it.<br/>
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Choose takeoff or landing by tapping on the icon to the right of the airport name, tap again to cancel it.<br/>
  
 
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'''Airports type:'''
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'''Airports types:'''
  
 
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<gallery widths="450px" heights="307px" perrow="3">
 
<gallery widths="450px" heights="307px" perrow="3">
File:HD Airport 01.png|HD Airport 01|
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File:HD Airport 01.png|HD Airport 01|No selection
File:HD Airport 02.png|HD Airport 02|
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File:HD Airport 02.png|HD Airport 02|Start from RUNWAY
File:HD Airport 03.png|HD Airport 03|
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File:HD Airport 03.png|HD Airport 03|Start from GATE
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  
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<gallery widths="450px" heights="307px" perrow="3">
 
<gallery widths="450px" heights="307px" perrow="3">
File:EBMB 01.png|EBMB 01|
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File:EBMB 01.png|EBMB 01|Start from runway
File:EBMB 02.png|EBMB 02|
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File:EBMB 02.png|EBMB 02|Land on runway (Taxi to gate if HD Airport)
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  
 
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Choose another airport and repeat the above.
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* START FLIGHT: Take control of the airplane
* START FLIGHT: Take control of the plane
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* RESET: Clear airport selection
* RESET: To clear airport selection
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* BACK: Back to airplane selection
* BACK: Back to Plane selection
 
  
 
<div id="3_Real_Time_Flights" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
<div id="3_Real_Time_Flights" style="display:inline;"></div>
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Zoom in or out by pinching the map.<br/>
 
Zoom in or out by pinching the map.<br/>
 
Search for a flight on the map by tapping on an airplane.<br/>
 
Search for a flight on the map by tapping on an airplane.<br/>
Check the flight details on the info box in the bottom right corner.<br/>
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Check the flight details in the info box in the bottom right corner.<br/>
  
 
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[[File:AdvancedFlightPlanner.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
[[File:AdvancedFlightPlanner.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
  
=== 1.1 File selection === <!--T:68-->
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=== 3.1 File selection === <!--T:68-->
  
 
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Choose an existing plan from the list on the left or choose an option from the top bar.
 
Choose an existing plan from the list on the left or choose an option from the top bar.
 
* NEW: Create a new flight plan
 
* NEW: Create a new flight plan
* DUPLICATE: Create a copy of the currently selected flight plan
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* DUPLICATE: Create a copy of the selected flight plan
* EDIT: Edit currently selected flight plan
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* EDIT: Edit selected flight plan
* DELETE: Delete currently selected flight plan
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* DELETE: Delete selected flight plan
* START FLIGHT: Start the currently selected flight plan
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* START FLIGHT: Start the selected flight plan
 
* BACK: Back to main menu
 
* BACK: Back to main menu
  
=== 1.2 Edit/New === <!--T:70-->
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=== 3.2 Edit/New === <!--T:70-->
 
[[File:EditNew.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
[[File:EditNew.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
: '''GENERAL'''
 
: '''GENERAL'''
 
::* TITLE: Insert the title of your flight plan
 
::* TITLE: Insert the title of your flight plan
 
::* DESCRIPTION: Insert the description 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”)
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::* TAGS: insert any tags of your flight plan separated by a space (example: “Asia Rain Singapore”)
 
:
 
:
 
:'''DATE/TIME'''
 
:'''DATE/TIME'''
::* CUSTOM/REAL: Choose real time or customize with any setting
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::* CUSTOM/REAL: Choose real time or customize any setting
 
::* DATE: Tap on the date to change it
 
::* DATE: Tap on the date to change it
 
::* TIME: Move the slider to change it
 
::* TIME: Move the slider to change it
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::* See your planned route. Tap on EDIT to create/change your route  
 
::* See your planned route. Tap on EDIT to create/change your route  
 
:: [[File:RFS_FlightPlan2.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
:: [[File:RFS_FlightPlan2.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
::* Select departure and arrival airport
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::* Select departure and arrival airports
 
::* Choose DEPARTURE to set the SID procedure (HD airports includes Transitions)
 
::* Choose DEPARTURE to set the SID procedure (HD airports includes Transitions)
 
::* Choose ARRIVAL to set the STAR procedure (only HD airports)
 
::* Choose ARRIVAL to set the STAR procedure (only HD airports)
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::* BACK: to ignore changes
 
::* BACK: to ignore changes
 
::* CONFIRM: to set your flight plan
 
::* CONFIRM: to set your flight plan
:'''Aircraft''': View your currently selected plane
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:'''AIRCRAFT''': View the airplane you have selected
::* CHANGE: change your plane
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::* CHANGE: change your airplane
 
::* FUEL: Move the slider to change quantity
 
::* FUEL: Move the slider to change quantity
 
::* PASSENGERS: Move the slider to change quantity
 
::* PASSENGERS: Move the slider to change quantity
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[[File:RFS_Manual_Multiplayer_Server.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
[[File:RFS_Manual_Multiplayer_Server.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]
Choose an available server on the list and join, then choose a plane and confirm.<br/><br/>
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Choose an available server from the list and JOIN, then choose an airplane and CONFIRM.<br/><br/>
  
 
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[[File:RFS_Manual_Multiplayer_Map.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
[[File:RFS_Manual_Multiplayer_Map.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]
Zoom in/out to see where other pilots are flying, tap on any plane to see pilot details.
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Zoom in/out to see where other pilots are flying, tap on any airplane to see pilot details.
 
Set your flight plan and START FLIGHT.
 
Set your flight plan and START FLIGHT.
  
 
<div id="5_Other_Options" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
<div id="5_Other_Options" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
== 5 OTHER OPTIONS == <!--T:74-->
 
== 5 OTHER OPTIONS == <!--T:74-->
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[[File:Other Options.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
  
 
<div id="5.1_Resume_Last_Activity" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
<div id="5.1_Resume_Last_Activity" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
===5.1 RESUME LAST ACTIVITY=== <!--T:75-->
 
===5.1 RESUME LAST ACTIVITY=== <!--T:75-->
 
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You can use this button to quickly resume your last flight where you left it.
You can use this button to quickly resume your flight where you last left it.
 
  
 
<div id="5_Settings" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
<div id="5_Settings" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
===5.2 SETTINGS=== <!--T:76-->
 
===5.2 SETTINGS=== <!--T:76-->
  
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; SYSTEM
 
; SYSTEM
:* Sensitivity - Set your control sensitivity, the lower the sensitivity, the smoother the response of the plane to your movements.
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:* QUALITY: 3D world detail quality, lower it if you have frame rate or stability problems
:* QUALITY - 3D world detail quality, lower it if you have frame rate or stability problems.
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:* NATIVE RESOLUTION: Activates device native resolution (Only Android devices). May decrease frame rate performance
:* NATIVE RESOLUTION - Activates device native resolution. May decrease frame rate performance.
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:* IN FLIGHT UI: ON=in game UI always displayed; OFF=in game UI appears only when touching the screen
:* IN FLIGHT UI - Sets the appearance of the in game UI.
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:* CLEAR CACHE: Resets the cache of downloaded data, clear it only when you are having problems with excessive app size or corrupted textures
:* CLEAR CACHE - Resets the cache of already downloaded data, clear only when you are having problems with excessive app size or corrupted textures.
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:* SATELLITE TERRAINS: Turn on/off high definition worldwide satellite terrains
:* SATELLITE HEIGHTMAPS - Turn on/off high definition worldwide satellite terrains. (Satellite data requires online connection to stream data)
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:* SATELLITE HEIGHTMAPS: Turn on/off high definition worldwide heightmaps
:* SATELLITE TERRAINS - Turn on/off high definition worldwide heightmaps. (Satellite data requires online connection to stream data)
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:* REAL TIME AIR TRAFFIC: Turn on/off real air traffic presence during activities
:* REAL TIME AIR TRAFFIC - Turn on/off real air traffic presence during activities
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:* LOCAL AIR TRAFFIC: Turn on/off local air traffic presence during activities
:* LOCAL AIR TRAFFIC - Turn on/off local air traffic presence during activities
 
  
 
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; SOUND
 
; SOUND
:* MASTER SOUND - Set global sound volume.
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:* MASTER SOUND: Set overall sound volume
:* AIRCRAFT - Set Aircraft Volume
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:* AIRCRAFT: Set Aircraft Volume
:* GPWS WARNING - Set GPWS warnings volume
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:* EGPWS WARNING: Set volume of EGPWS warnings
:* PILOT MONITORING VOICE - Select pilot monitoring voice
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:* PILOT MONITORING VOICE: Select pilot monitoring voice
:* ATC COMMS - Set voice volume of pilot monitoring and ATC Radio comms
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:* ATC COMMS: Set volume of pilot monitoring voice and ATC Radio comms
:* ATC OTHER COMMS - Set voice volume of other pilots and ATC Radio comms
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:* ATC OTHER COMMS: Set volume of other pilots and ATC Radio comms
  
 
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; ACCOUNT
 
; ACCOUNT
:* SUPPORT - Opens your mail client ready to send a support email.
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:* SUPPORT: Opens your mail client ready to send a support email
:* PRIVACY - Check our privacy policy.
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:* PRIVACY POLICY: Check our privacy policy
:* GOOGLE - Login using your Google account.
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:* GOOGLE: Login using your Google account
:* FACEBOOK - Login using your Facebook account.
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:* FACEBOOK: Login using your Facebook account
:* ID - Your account ID.
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:* 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.
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:* 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.
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:* PLAYER'S CALLSIGN: Callsign is used for ATC COMMS and to identify your airplane in multiplayer. Callsign must be 4-6 alphanumeric characters
  
 
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; FAILURES: All failures are global and apply to all airplanes.
 
; 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.
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:* 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.
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:* 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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:* 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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; CONTROLS: ???????????.
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; CONTROLS
:* Sensitivity: Set controls sensitivity
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:* SENSITIVITY: Set your control sensitivity, the lower the sensitivity, the smoother the response of the airplane to your movements
:* Input Type: Choose your device oscilloscope or a virtual joystick.
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:* INPUT TYPE: Choose your device accelerometer or a virtual joystick. Virtual joystick can be activated in any free part of the screen excluding the HUD area
:* Invert Vertical Axis: Switch to normal or inverted virtual joystick vertical axis
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:* INVERT VERTICAL AXIS: Switch to normal or inverted virtual joystick's vertical axis
  
 
<div id="6_Log_Book" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
<div id="6_Log_Book" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
===5.3 LOGBOOK=== <!--T:81-->
 
===5.3 LOGBOOK=== <!--T:81-->
 
; For each activity
 
; For each activity
:* REAL DATE - the real calendar date in which the activity has been performedActivity
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:* REAL DATE: the real calendar date in which the activity has been performed
:* DATE - the activity date as set by the flight plan
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:* ACTIVITY DATE: the activity date as set by the flight plan
:* AIRCRAFT - the plane used to fly
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:* AIRCRAFT: the airplane used to fly
:* FROM - Departure airport
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:* FROM: Departure airport
:* TO - Arrival airport
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:* TO: Arrival airport
:* DURATION - Flight time
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:* DURATION: Flight time
:* TOTAL TIME - Sum of flight times
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:* TOTAL TIME: Total duration of all flights
  
 
<div id="5.4_Game_Manual" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
<div id="5.4_Game_Manual" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
===5.4 GAME MANUAL=== <!--T:82-->
 
===5.4 GAME MANUAL=== <!--T:82-->
 
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Press this button to access this manual.
Press this button to access to explanation of the current options
 
  
 
<div id="5.5_Release_Note" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
<div id="5.5_Release_Note" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
===5.5 RELEASE NOTE=== <!--T:83-->
 
===5.5 RELEASE NOTE=== <!--T:83-->
Press this button to read the latest news on the game. Read [[RFS Release Note]]
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Press this button to read the latest news on the game. Read Release Note [[RFS Release Note|Android]], [[RFS Release Note iOS|iOS]].
  
 
===5.6 ONLINE STATUS=== <!--T:84-->
 
===5.6 ONLINE STATUS=== <!--T:84-->
 
<div id="5.6_Online_Status" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
<div id="5.6_Online_Status" style="display:inline;"></div>
Check this option to see your online status
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View your online status.
  
 
<div id="10_Subscription" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
<div id="10_Subscription" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
==6 SUBSCRIPTION== <!--T:85-->
 
==6 SUBSCRIPTION== <!--T:85-->
Real Flight Simulator offers a subscription model to unlock all game features.<br/>
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Real Flight Simulator offers different subscriptions to access all game features.<br/>
Please see the comparison table for all game features:
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Please see the comparison table below:
  
 
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||AIRCRAFT<br/>HD, Custom liveries, 3D cockpit,<br/>working parts, lights
 
||AIRCRAFT<br/>HD, Custom liveries, 3D cockpit,<br/>working parts, lights
 
||Saab 340<br/>Bombardier CRJ900<br/>Airbus A320-200
 
||Saab 340<br/>Bombardier CRJ900<br/>Airbus A320-200
||All RFS planes +<br/>Embraer E190<br/>Cessna 172<br/>BAE Systems 146<br/>Airbus A330-300<br/>Airbus A340-200<br/>Airbus A350-900<br/>Airbus A380-800<br/>Boeing 737-800<br/>Boeing 747-200B<br/>Boeing 767-300<br/>Boeing 777-300<br/>Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner<br/>… more coming soon
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||All RFS airplanes +<br/>Embraer E190<br/>Cessna 172<br/>BAE Systems 146<br/>Airbus A330-300<br/>Airbus A340-200<br/>Airbus A350-900<br/>Airbus A380-800<br/>Boeing 737-800<br/>Boeing 747-200B<br/>Boeing 767-300<br/>Boeing 777-300<br/>Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner<br/>… more coming soon
 
|-
 
|-
 
||HD AIRPORTS
 
||HD AIRPORTS
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||No
 
||No
 
||Advanced Flight Plan with<br/>multiple options to<br/>create / edit / duplicate<br/>complex flight plans
 
||Advanced Flight Plan with<br/>multiple options to<br/>create / edit / duplicate<br/>complex flight plans
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|-
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||SATELLITE TERRAINS
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||No
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||High definition worldwide<br/>satellite terrains (requires<br/>online connection to stream<br/>data)
 
|-
 
|-
 
||SATELLITE HEIGHTMAPS
 
||SATELLITE HEIGHTMAPS
 
||No
 
||No
 
||High definition worldwide<br/>heightmaps (requires online<br/>connection to stream data)
 
||High definition worldwide<br/>heightmaps (requires online<br/>connection to stream data)
|-
 
||SATELLITE TERRAINS
 
||No
 
||High definition worldwide<br/> satellite terrains (requires<br/>online connection to stream<br/>data)
 
 
|}
 
|}
  
 
<div id="7_Chat" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
<div id="7_Chat" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
==7 CHAT == <!--T:87-->
 
==7 CHAT == <!--T:87-->
 
 
Talk to other pilots to improve your flight experience or exchange information about the sim and any other related questions.
 
Talk to other pilots to improve your flight experience or exchange information about the sim and any other related questions.
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Choose desired language from the list on the left.
  
 
<div id="8_Flight_User_Interface" style="display:inline;"></div>
 
<div id="8_Flight_User_Interface" style="display:inline;"></div>
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[[File:RFS UI.png|700px|none|baseline|thumb]]
 
[[File:RFS UI.png|700px|none|baseline|thumb]]
#[[#anchor1|AUTOPILOT]]
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#[[#anchor1|A/P - AUTO PILOT]]
#[[#anchor2|THROTTLE]]
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#[[#anchor2|THR - THROTTLE]]
 
#[[#anchor3|MASTER CAUTION]]
 
#[[#anchor3|MASTER CAUTION]]
 
#[[#anchor4|GROUND SYSTEMS]]
 
#[[#anchor4|GROUND SYSTEMS]]
 
#[[#anchor5|AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS]]
 
#[[#anchor5|AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS]]
 
#[[#anchor6|FLAPS]]
 
#[[#anchor6|FLAPS]]
#[[#anchor7|LANDING GEAR]]
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#[[#anchor7|GEAR - LANDING GEAR]]
 
#[[#anchor8|SPOILER]]
 
#[[#anchor8|SPOILER]]
#[[#anchor9|GROUND BRAKE]]
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#[[#anchor9|BRAKE - GROUND BRAKE]]
#[[#anchor10|RUDDER]]
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#[[#anchor10|RUD - RUDDER]]
 
#[[#anchor11|Change PANEL INSTRUMENTS]]
 
#[[#anchor11|Change PANEL INSTRUMENTS]]
 
#[[#anchor12|Change CAMERA]]
 
#[[#anchor12|Change CAMERA]]
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#[[#anchor14|Planner MAP/FMC]]
 
#[[#anchor14|Planner MAP/FMC]]
 
#[[#anchor15|PAUSE]]
 
#[[#anchor15|PAUSE]]
#[[#anchor16|COMMS]]
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#[[#anchor16|COMMS - COMMUNICATIONS]]
#[[#anchor17|VISUAL DOCKING GUIDANCE SYSTEM (VDGS)]]
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#[[#anchor17|VDGS - VISUAL DOCKING GUIDANCE SYSTEM]]
 
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<div id="anchor1">'''1. AUTOPILOT'''</div>
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<div id="anchor1">'''1. A/P - AUTO PILOT'''</div>
 
'''[[File:AP.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]'''
 
'''[[File:AP.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]'''
  
 
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'''A/P''' - Tap once to activate the autopilot panel, tap again to close it.<br/>
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'''A/P''' - AUTO PILOT: Tap to open/close the auto pilot panel.<br/>
'''NAV''' - Activates auto pilot. The aircraft follows the flight plan. When autopilot is active Speed, Heading and Altitude can’t be manually changed.<br/>
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'''NAV''' - NAVIGATION: Activates auto pilot navigation. The aircraft follows the flight plan. When NAVIGATION is active, Speed, Heading and Altitude cannot be changed manually..<br/>
'''APP''' - Activates auto approach. Available only when airplane is within ILS range.<br/>
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'''APP''' - APPROACH: Activates auto approach. Available only when airplane is within ILS range.<br/>
'''SPD''' - Keep the button pressed and move up/down to change the speed, release to set the desired setting.<br/>
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'''SPD''' - SPEED: Keep the button pressed and move up/down to set the speed.<br/>
'''HDG''' - Keep the button pressed and move up/down to change the heading, release to set the desired setting.<br/>
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'''HDG''' - HEADING: Keep the button pressed and move up/down to set the heading.<br/>
'''ALT''' - Keep the button pressed and move up/down to change the altitude, release to set the desired setting.<br/>
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'''ALT''' - ALTITUDE: Keep the button pressed and move up/down to set the altitude.<br/>
'''VS''' - Keep the button pressed and move up/down to change the vertical speed, release to set the desired setting.
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'''VS''' - VERTICAL SPEED: Keep the button pressed and move up/down to set the vertical speed.
 
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<br />
<div id="anchor2">'''2. THROTTLE''': Move up/down to set desired power.</div><br/>
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<div id="anchor2">'''2. THR - THROTTLE''': Move up/down to set desired engine thrust.</div><br/>
<div id="anchor3">'''3. MASTER CAUTION''': Tap to reset alarms.</div><br/>
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<div id="anchor3">'''3. MASTER CAUTION''': Shows any active alarm. Tap to reset alarms.</div><br/>
  
 
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:[[File:RFS Manual Ground Systems.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
:[[File:RFS Manual Ground Systems.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
:
 
:
:'''GROUND POWER UNIT''' - External power supply. Available only when properly positioned at the gate.
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:'''GROUND POWER UNIT''' - External power supply. Available only when connected to the passenger boarding bridge.
 
:
 
:
 
:'''PASSENGER BOARDING BRIDGE''' - Available only when properly positioned at the gate. Activate it to board/disembark passengers.
 
:'''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
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:'''PUSHBACK''' - Available only when stationary, activate it to be pushed back.
 
:
 
:
 
<br/>
 
<br/>
 
'''5. AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS'''
 
'''5. AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS'''
 
;
 
;
:Tap once to activate the currently selected sub-menu, tap again to close it.
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:Tap to open/close the currently selected sub-menu.
:Keep the button pressed and move up/down to move between the different options, release to choose the desired sub-menu.<br/>
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:Keep the button pressed and move up/down to select a different sub-menu (SYSTEMS, ENGINES, FUEL)).<br/>
 
<br/>
 
<br/>
 
:<div id="anchor5">'''5.1 SYSTEMS'''</div>
 
:<div id="anchor5">'''5.1 SYSTEMS'''</div>
 
:[[File:SYSTEM01.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
:[[File:SYSTEM01.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
:
 
:
:'''HUD''' - switch hud on/off
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:'''HUD''' - switch HUD on/off
 
:
 
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:'''WP HUD''' - switch waypoints display on/off
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:'''WP HUD''' - switch WayPoints labels on/off
 
:
 
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:'''AC HUD''' - switch other airplane marker display on/off
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:'''AC HUD''' - switch other AirCraft labels on/off
 
:
 
:
:'''COMMS HUD''' - switch COMMS text display on/off
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:'''COMMS HUD''' - switch COMMS text on/off
 
:
 
:
:'''APU''' - switch APU on/off
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:'''APU''' - AUXILIARY POWER UNIT: switch APU on/off
 
:
 
:
 
:'''ICE''' - switch deicing on/off
 
:'''ICE''' - switch deicing on/off
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:'''FIRE'''- Tap once to activate, tap again when ready to use extinguisher, will deactivate automatically after a few seconds if not used.
 
:'''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.
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:'''ENG x N1 xx%''' - Tap once to start up the engine, ready when green; tap again to switch it off. Displays N1 (Low pressure compressor rotational speed) for each engine.
 
:
 
:
:'''THR xx%''' - Move up/down to adjust engines separately.
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:'''THR xx%''' - Move up/down to adjust engines thrust separately.
 
:
 
:
 
<br/>
 
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:'''RIGHT TANK''' - Tap to release fuel
 
:'''RIGHT TANK''' - Tap to release fuel
 
:
 
:
:'''FUEL''' - move left/right to move fuel from one tank to the other
+
:'''FUEL''' - Move left/right to move fuel from one tank to the other
 
<br/>
 
<br/>
 
<div id="anchor6">'''6. FLAPS'''</div>
 
<div id="anchor6">'''6. FLAPS'''</div>
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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.
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Keep the button pressed and move up/down to change flaps settings.
 
<br/>
 
<br/>
<div id="anchor7">'''7. LANDING GEAR'''</div>
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<div id="anchor7">'''7. GEAR - LANDING GEAR'''</div>
Press to extend the landing gear. Make sure to have an Air-Speed below "VLO" in order to extend it.
+
Press to extend/retract the landing gear. Make sure to have an IAS (Indicated Airspeed) below "VLO" (Maximum landing gear operating speed) in order to extend it.
 
<br/>
 
<br/>
 
<div id="anchor8">'''8. SPOILER'''</div>
 
<div id="anchor8">'''8. SPOILER'''</div>
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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.
+
Keep the button pressed and move up/down to change spoilers settings.
 
<br/>
 
<br/>
<div id="anchor9">'''9. BRAKE'''</div>
+
<div id="anchor9">'''9. BRAKE - GROUND BRAKE'''</div>
Switch on/off the Ground Brake.
+
Tap to switch on/off the ground brake.
 
<br/>
 
<br/>
<div id="anchor10">'''10. RUDDER'''</div>
+
<div id="anchor10">'''10. RUD - RUDDER'''</div>
Move left/right to operate the Rudder.
+
Move left/right to operate the rudder.
 
<br/>
 
<br/>
 
<div id="anchor11">'''11. Change PANEL INSTRUMENTS'''</div>
 
<div id="anchor11">'''11. Change PANEL INSTRUMENTS'''</div>
Press to switch multiple panel configuration.<br/>
+
Tap to switch multiple panel configuration.<br/>
Keep pressed for 1 second to quickly choose the desired panel.<br/>
+
Keep the button pressed and move up/down to quickly change the panel.<br/>
Keep pressed on single instrument for 1 second to customize each one.
+
Press and hold on a single instrument for 1 second and move up/down/left/right to customize it.
 
<br/>
 
<br/>
 
<div id="anchor12">'''12. Change CAMERA'''</div>
 
<div id="anchor12">'''12. Change CAMERA'''</div>
Press to switch multiple camera views.<br/>
+
Tap to switch multiple camera views.<br/>
Keep pressed for 1 second to quickly choose the desired camera view.<br/>
+
Keep the button pressed and move up/down/left/right to quickly choose the desired camera view.<br/>
 
<br/>
 
<br/>
 
<div id="anchor13">'''13. Custom PANEL INDICATORS'''</div>
 
<div id="anchor13">'''13. Custom PANEL INDICATORS'''</div>
 
[[File:CustomDataLabels.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
[[File:CustomDataLabels.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]
Choose any set of data to display for each available data area.<br/>
+
Keep the indicator pressed and move up/down/left/right to change the indicator type.<br/>
Keep the data area pressed and move up/down or left/right to change the desired display, release to set the desired setting.
 
 
<br/>
 
<br/>
<div id="anchor14">'''14. Planner MAP/FMC'''</div>
+
<div id="anchor14">'''14. Flight Plan MAP/FMC'''</div>
 
<gallery widths="400px" heights="300px" perrow="2">
 
<gallery widths="400px" heights="300px" perrow="2">
 
File:Planner.png|Planner|
 
File:Planner.png|Planner|
 
File:PlannerFlight.png|PlannerFlight|
 
File:PlannerFlight.png|PlannerFlight|
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
'''FMC'''- open/close FMC panel.<br/>
+
'''FMC'''- Flight Management Computer: Open/close FMC panel.<br/>
'''CENTER'''- center the map view on your plane<br/>
+
'''CENTER'''- Center the map view on your airplane.<br/>
  
 
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'''RMV''' - select a waypoint on the list and press RMV to remove it.<br/>
+
'''RMV''' - REMOVE: Select a waypoint from the list and press RMV to remove it.<br/>
'''NXT''' - select a waypoint on the list and press NXT to make it the next active waypoint.<br/>
+
'''NXT''' - NEXT: Select a waypoint from the list and press NXT to make it the next active waypoint.<br/>
'''UP''' - select a waypoint on the list and press UP to move it to the upper position.<br/>
+
'''UP''' - UP: Select a waypoint from the list and press UP to move it to the up in the list.<br/>
'''DWN''' - select a waypoint on the list and press DOWN to move it to the lover position.<br/>
+
'''DWN''' - DOWN: Select a waypoint from the list and press DOWN to move it to down in the list.<br/>
'''CLR''' - clear all waypoints.<br/>
+
'''CLR''' - CLEAR: Clear all waypoints.<br/>
'''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.<br/>
+
'''DEP''' - DEPARTURE: Only departure on HD airport. Press DEP to open the SID list, then choose a SID and press SELECT to activate it.<br/>
'''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.<br/>
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'''ARR''' - ARRIVAL: Only arrival on HD airport. Press ARR to open the STAR list, then choose a STAR and press SELECT to activate it.<br/>
'''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.<br/>
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'''APP''' - APPROACH: 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 (only HD airport) and press SELECT to activate it.<br/>
 
 
  
 
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<div id="anchor15">'''15. PAUSE'''</div>
 
<div id="anchor15">'''15. PAUSE'''</div>
; '''TAKEOFF/LANDING'''
+
:; '''TAKEOFF / LANDING'''
: Choose any of the options available to quickly perform an activity
+
:[[File:TakeOffLanding.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
[[File:TakeOffLanding.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]<br/>
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:Choose any of the options available to quickly perform an activity<br/><br/>
; '''DATE/TIME'''
+
:; '''DATE / TIME'''
:* CUSTOM/REAL: Choose real time or customize with any setting
+
:[[File:GamePause 02.jpeg|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
 +
:* CUSTOM/REAL: Choose real time or customize any setting
 
:* DATE: Tap on the date to change it
 
:* DATE: Tap on the date to change it
:* TIME: Move the slider to change it
+
:* TIME: Move the slider to change it<br/><br/>
[[File:GamePause 02.jpeg|700px|none|middle|thumb]]<br/>
+
:; '''AIRCRAFT'''
; '''AIRCRAFT'''
+
:[[File:GamePause 03.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
:* FUEL: Move the slider to change quantity
 
:* FUEL: Move the slider to change quantity
 
:* PASSENGERS: Move the slider to change quantity
 
:* PASSENGERS: Move the slider to change quantity
:* CARGO: Move the slider to change quantity
+
:* CARGO: Move the slider to change quantity<br/><br/>
[[File:GamePause 03.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]<br/>
+
:; '''WEATHER''': Sets your current weather
; '''WEAHTER''': Sets your current weather
+
:[[File:GamePause 04.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
:* CUSTOM: move sliders to change weather settings
 
:* CUSTOM: move sliders to change weather settings
:* REAL: real weather conditions
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:* REAL: real weather conditions<br/><br/>
[[File:GamePause 04.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]<br/>
+
:; '''FAILURES''': All failures are global and apply to all airplanes.
; '''FAILURES''': All failures are global and apply to all airplanes.
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:[[File:GamePause 05.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
:* CUSTOM/RANDOM/OFF: Choose your failures, get surprised by random failures or switch them off
 
:* 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 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
+
:* 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<br/><br/>
[[File:GamePause 05.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
+
:; '''CONTROLS'''
; '''EXIT''': Leave the flight: If you Exit you will have access to:
+
:[[File:GamePause 06.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
 +
:* SENSITIVITY: Set your control sensitivity, the lower the sensitivity, the smoother the response of the airplane to your movements
 +
:* INPUT TYPE: Choose your device accelerometer or a virtual joystick. Virtual joystick can be activated in any free part of the screen excluding the HUD area
 +
:* INVERT VERTICAL AXIS: Switch to normal or inverted virtual joystick's vertical axis<br/><br/>
 +
:; '''CALIBRATE''': Tap to calibrate and return to your flight<br/><br/>
 +
:; '''CONTINUE''': Return to your flight<br/><br/>
 +
:; '''EXIT'''- Leave the flight
 +
:[[File:GamePause 07.png|700px|none|middle|thumb]]
 +
: If you Exit you will have access to:
 
:* EXIT: Back to main menu
 
:* EXIT: Back to main menu
 
:* TRY AGAIN: Restart your flight
 
:* TRY AGAIN: Restart your flight
:* REWIND: Return to your flight as it was one minute ago
+
:* REWIND: Return to your flight as it was one minute before exiting/crashing
:* REPORT: End of flight report. Will also appear when switching engines off or after connecting PBB (Passenger Boarding Bridge) and engines switch off
+
:* REPORT: End of flight report. Will also appear when switching engines off or after connecting PBB (Passenger Boarding Bridge) and switching engines off
:* REPLAY: Look at your replay
+
:* REPLAY: Look at your replay<br/><br/>
; '''CALIBRATE''': Tap to calibrate and return to your flight
 
; '''CONTINUE''': Return to your flight
 
  
 
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<div id="anchor16">'''16. COMMS'''</div>
+
<div id="anchor16">'''16. COMMS - COMMUNICATIONS'''</div>
  
 
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:[[File:RFS Manual ATC 2.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
:[[File:RFS Manual ATC 2.png|400px|none|middle|thumb]]
 
:ATC will allow you to manage communications between your aircraft and different air traffic controllers.
 
: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.<br/>
+
: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.<br/>
 
:
 
:
 
:'''ATIS''' - Automatic terminal information service. Reports a continuous broadcast of recorded aeronautical information.<br/>
 
:'''ATIS''' - Automatic terminal information service. Reports a continuous broadcast of recorded aeronautical information.<br/>
 
:
 
:
:'''GROUND''' - Used to manage any aircraft procedure while on the ground.<br/>
+
:'''GROUND''' - Used while on the ground.<br/>
 
:
 
:
:'''TOWER''' - Used to manage any aircraft procedure while on the runway, takeoff and final landing.<br/>
+
:'''TOWER''' - Used while on the runway, takeoff and final landing.<br/>
 
:
 
:
:'''APPROACH''' - Used to manage any aircraft procedure after takeoff and initial landing.<br/>
+
:'''APPROACH''' - Used after takeoff and during initial landing.<br/>
 
:
 
:
:'''EN ROUTE''' - Used to manage any aircraft procedure during flight.<br/>
+
:'''EN ROUTE''' - Used during flight.<br/>
 
:
 
:
 
:'''EMERGENCY''' - Used to manage any aircraft emergency procedure.<br/>
 
:'''EMERGENCY''' - Used to manage any aircraft emergency procedure.<br/>
 
:- REQUEST NEAREST AIRPORT: make a request for the nearest airport.<br/>
 
:- REQUEST NEAREST AIRPORT: make a request for the nearest airport.<br/>
 
:- SET PLAN TO NEAREST: set your flight plan to the nearest airport.<br/>
 
:- SET PLAN TO NEAREST: set your flight plan to the nearest airport.<br/>
:- EMERGENCY/URGENCY: to report situation.<br/>
+
:- EMERGENCY/URGENCY: to report current situation.<br/>
 
:<br/>
 
:<br/>
 
:'''16.2 IN FLIGHT CHAT'''<br/>
 
:'''16.2 IN FLIGHT CHAT'''<br/>
 
: <gallery widths="400px" heights="203px" perrow="2">
 
: <gallery widths="400px" heights="203px" perrow="2">
: File:RFS Manual COMMS CHAT MAIN.png|CHAT MAIN the same chat group as the one in the main menu available to all players.
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: File:RFS Manual COMMS CHAT MAIN.png|MAIN CHAT the same chat as the one in the main menu available to all players. Tap on the top left button to change language.
: File:RFS Manual COMMS CHAT MULTIPLAYER.png|CHAT MULTIPLAYER named after the server you have chosen in multiplayer, available only to PRO players flying on that server.
+
: File:RFS Manual COMMS CHAT MULTIPLAYER.png|MULTIPLAYER CHAT named after the server you have chosen in multiplayer. Tap on the top right button to filter pilots by distance.
 
: </gallery><br/>
 
: </gallery><br/>
  
 
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<div id="anchor17">'''17. VISUAL DOCKING GUIDANCE SYSTEM (VDGS)'''</div>
+
<div id="anchor17">'''17. VDGS - VISUAL DOCKING GUIDANCE SYSTEM'''</div>
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.<br/>
+
Available on any HD Airport. Follow map instructions to reach your assigned gate, then reach the parking area following instructions provided by the VDGS. When correctly parked (OK), the PASSENGER BOARDING BRIDGE will become available.<br/>
 
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<gallery widths="154px" heights="180px" perrow="4">
File:RFS_Manual_RIGHT-ARROW.png|Aircraft not aligned, move to the right|Aircraft not aligned, move to the right
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File:RFS_Manual_RIGHT-ARROW.png|Aircraft not aligned, move to the left|Aircraft not aligned, move to the left
File:RFS_Manual_FEETS.png|Aircraft correctly aligned, distance in feets to target area|Aircraft correctly aligned, distance in feets to target area
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File:RFS_Manual_FEETS.png|Aircraft correctly aligned, distance in feet to target area|Aircraft correctly aligned, distance in feet to target area
 
File:RFS_Manual_STOP.png|Target area reached, stop aircraft here|Target area reached, stop aircraft here
 
File:RFS_Manual_STOP.png|Target area reached, stop aircraft here|Target area reached, stop aircraft here
File:RFS_Manual_TOO-FAR.png|Target area over passed, move back|Target area over passed, move back
+
File:RFS_Manual_TOO-FAR.png|Target area overpassed, move back|Target area overpassed, move back
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  
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Choose a plane on the list on the left.<br/>
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Choose an airplane from the list on the left.<br/>
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.
+
Change livery (REAL or VIRTUAL) by tapping on the arrows at the sides of the livery name or tap on the livery name to open the complete list.
* CREATE LIVERY: Proceed to web page [http://www.realflightsimulator.org/liveries/ RFS Liveries] to download livery templates (needs graphical package supporting .psd file format). Tutorial video instructions: https://youtu.be/FmwjD-TCS4E
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* CREATE LIVERY: Proceed to web page [http://www.realflightsimulator.org/liveries RFS Liveries] to download livery templates (needs graphical package supporting .psd file format). Tutorial video instructions: https://youtu.be/FmwjD-TCS4E<br/>
  
 
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Revision as of 07:00, 20 August 2019

Welcome to the official user manual for Real Flight Simulator.

Tutorial videos: www.youtube.com/RORTOS

1 FLY NOW

Quickly enter the flight simulator

1.1 Plane selection

SelectPlane.png

Choose an airplane from the list on the left.
Change livery (REAL or VIRTUAL) 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

FlightPlan.png

Zoom in or out by pinching the map, smaller airports appear by zooming in more.
Select an airport on the map by tapping on its ICAO code or search it using the ICAO Search button.
Choose takeoff or landing by tapping on the icon to the right of the airport name, tap again to cancel it.

Airports types:

HD Airport - Selection

SD/LD Airport - Selection

  • START FLIGHT: Take control of the airplane
  • RESET: Clear airport selection
  • BACK: Back to airplane selection

2 REAL TIME FLIGHTS

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

RealTimeFlight.png
  • CONFIRM: Go to the aircraft page and select the aircraft livery, then proceed to START FLIGHT
  • BACK: Back to main menu

3 ADVANCED FLIGHT PLANNER

Plan carefully your flight plan and execute it.

AdvancedFlightPlanner.png

3.1 File selection

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 selected flight plan
  • EDIT: Edit selected flight plan
  • DELETE: Delete selected flight plan
  • START FLIGHT: Start the selected flight plan
  • BACK: Back to main menu

3.2 Edit/New

EditNew.png
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 a space (example: “Asia Rain Singapore”)
DATE/TIME
  • CUSTOM/REAL: Choose real time or customize 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 EDIT to create/change your route
RFS FlightPlan2.png
  • Select departure and arrival airports
  • Choose DEPARTURE to set the SID procedure (HD airports includes Transitions)
  • Choose ARRIVAL to set the STAR procedure (only HD airports)
  • Choose APPROACH to set the landing runway
  • BACK: to ignore changes
  • CONFIRM: to set your flight plan
AIRCRAFT: View the airplane you have selected
  • CHANGE: change your airplane
  • 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

Real time Multiplayer

RFS Manual Multiplayer Server.png

Choose an available server from the list and JOIN, then choose an airplane and CONFIRM.

RFS Manual Multiplayer Map.png

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

5 OTHER OPTIONS

Other Options.png

5.1 RESUME LAST ACTIVITY

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

5.2 SETTINGS

SYSTEM
  • QUALITY: 3D world detail quality, lower it if you have frame rate or stability problems
  • NATIVE RESOLUTION: Activates device native resolution (Only Android devices). May decrease frame rate performance
  • IN FLIGHT UI: ON=in game UI always displayed; OFF=in game UI appears only when touching the screen
  • CLEAR CACHE: Resets the cache of downloaded data, clear it only when you are having problems with excessive app size or corrupted textures
  • SATELLITE TERRAINS: Turn on/off high definition worldwide satellite terrains
  • SATELLITE HEIGHTMAPS: Turn on/off high definition worldwide heightmaps
  • REAL TIME AIR TRAFFIC: Turn on/off real air traffic presence during activities
  • LOCAL AIR TRAFFIC: Turn on/off local air traffic presence during activities
SOUND
  • MASTER SOUND: Set overall sound volume
  • AIRCRAFT: Set Aircraft Volume
  • EGPWS WARNING: Set volume of EGPWS warnings
  • PILOT MONITORING VOICE: Select pilot monitoring voice
  • ATC COMMS: Set volume of pilot monitoring voice and ATC Radio comms
  • ATC OTHER COMMS: Set volume of other pilots and ATC Radio comms
ACCOUNT
  • SUPPORT: Opens your mail client ready to send a support email
  • PRIVACY POLICY: 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 and to identify your airplane in multiplayer. Callsign must be 4-6 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
  • SENSITIVITY: Set your control sensitivity, the lower the sensitivity, the smoother the response of the airplane to your movements
  • INPUT TYPE: Choose your device accelerometer or a virtual joystick. Virtual joystick can be activated in any free part of the screen excluding the HUD area
  • INVERT VERTICAL AXIS: Switch to normal or inverted virtual joystick's vertical axis

5.3 LOGBOOK

For each activity
  • REAL DATE: the real calendar date in which the activity has been performed
  • ACTIVITY DATE: the activity date as set by the flight plan
  • AIRCRAFT: the airplane used to fly
  • FROM: Departure airport
  • TO: Arrival airport
  • DURATION: Flight time
  • TOTAL TIME: Total duration of all flights

5.4 GAME MANUAL

Press this button to access this manual.

5.5 RELEASE NOTE

Press this button to read the latest news on the game. Read Release Note Android, iOS.

5.6 ONLINE STATUS

View your online status.

6 SUBSCRIPTION

Real Flight Simulator offers different subscriptions to access all game features.
Please see the comparison table below:

RFS RFS PRO
AIRCRAFT
HD, Custom liveries, 3D cockpit,
working parts, lights
Saab 340
Bombardier CRJ900
Airbus A320-200
All RFS airplanes +
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 TERRAINS No High definition worldwide
satellite terrains (requires
online connection to stream
data)
SATELLITE HEIGHTMAPS No High definition worldwide
heightmaps (requires online
connection to stream data)

7 CHAT

Talk to other pilots to improve your flight experience or exchange information about the sim and any other related questions. Choose desired language from the list on the left.

8 IN FLIGHT USER INTERFACE

RFS UI.png
  1. A/P - AUTO PILOT
  2. THR - THROTTLE
  3. MASTER CAUTION
  4. GROUND SYSTEMS
  5. AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS
  6. FLAPS
  7. GEAR - LANDING GEAR
  8. SPOILER
  9. BRAKE - GROUND BRAKE
  10. RUD - RUDDER
  11. Change PANEL INSTRUMENTS
  12. Change CAMERA
  13. Custom PANEL INDICATORS
  14. Planner MAP/FMC
  15. PAUSE
  16. COMMS - COMMUNICATIONS
  17. VDGS - VISUAL DOCKING GUIDANCE SYSTEM



1. A/P - AUTO PILOT
AP.png

A/P - AUTO PILOT: Tap to open/close the auto pilot panel.
NAV - NAVIGATION: Activates auto pilot navigation. The aircraft follows the flight plan. When NAVIGATION is active, Speed, Heading and Altitude cannot be changed manually..
APP - APPROACH: Activates auto approach. Available only when airplane is within ILS range.
SPD - SPEED: Keep the button pressed and move up/down to set the speed.
HDG - HEADING: Keep the button pressed and move up/down to set the heading.
ALT - ALTITUDE: Keep the button pressed and move up/down to set the altitude.
VS - VERTICAL SPEED: Keep the button pressed and move up/down to set the vertical speed.

2. THR - THROTTLE: Move up/down to set desired engine thrust.


3. MASTER CAUTION: Shows any active alarm. 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 connected to the passenger boarding bridge.
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 to open/close the currently selected sub-menu.
Keep the button pressed and move up/down to select a different sub-menu (SYSTEMS, ENGINES, FUEL)).


5.1 SYSTEMS
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HUD - switch HUD on/off
WP HUD - switch WayPoints labels on/off
AC HUD - switch other AirCraft labels on/off
COMMS HUD - switch COMMS text on/off
APU - AUXILIARY POWER UNIT: 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 N1 xx% - Tap once to start up the engine, ready when green; tap again to switch it off. Displays N1 (Low pressure compressor rotational speed) for each engine.
THR xx% - Move up/down to adjust engines thrust 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 change flaps settings.

7. GEAR - LANDING GEAR

Press to extend/retract the landing gear. Make sure to have an IAS (Indicated Airspeed) below "VLO" (Maximum landing gear operating speed) in order to extend it.

8. SPOILER
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Keep the button pressed and move up/down to change spoilers settings.

9. BRAKE - GROUND BRAKE

Tap to switch on/off the ground brake.

10. RUD - RUDDER

Move left/right to operate the rudder.

11. Change PANEL INSTRUMENTS

Tap to switch multiple panel configuration.
Keep the button pressed and move up/down to quickly change the panel.
Press and hold on a single instrument for 1 second and move up/down/left/right to customize it.

12. Change CAMERA

Tap to switch multiple camera views.
Keep the button pressed and move up/down/left/right to quickly choose the desired camera view.

13. Custom PANEL INDICATORS
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Keep the indicator pressed and move up/down/left/right to change the indicator type.

14. Flight Plan MAP/FMC

FMC- Flight Management Computer: Open/close FMC panel.
CENTER- Center the map view on your airplane.

FMC panel:

RMV - REMOVE: Select a waypoint from the list and press RMV to remove it.
NXT - NEXT: Select a waypoint from the list and press NXT to make it the next active waypoint.
UP - UP: Select a waypoint from the list and press UP to move it to the up in the list.
DWN - DOWN: Select a waypoint from the list and press DOWN to move it to down in the list.
CLR - CLEAR: Clear all waypoints.
DEP - DEPARTURE: Only departure on HD airport. Press DEP to open the SID list, then choose a SID and press SELECT to activate it.
ARR - ARRIVAL: Only arrival on HD airport. Press ARR to open the STAR list, then choose a STAR and press SELECT to activate it.
APP - APPROACH: 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 (only HD airport) and press SELECT to activate it.

15. PAUSE
TAKEOFF / LANDING
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Choose any of the options available to quickly perform an activity

DATE / TIME
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  • CUSTOM/REAL: Choose real time or customize any setting
  • DATE: Tap on the date to change it
  • TIME: Move the slider to change it

AIRCRAFT
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  • FUEL: Move the slider to change quantity
  • PASSENGERS: Move the slider to change quantity
  • CARGO: Move the slider to change quantity

WEATHER
Sets your current weather
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  • CUSTOM: move sliders to change weather settings
  • REAL: real weather conditions

FAILURES
All failures are global and apply to all airplanes.
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  • 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 your control sensitivity, the lower the sensitivity, the smoother the response of the airplane to your movements
  • INPUT TYPE: Choose your device accelerometer or a virtual joystick. Virtual joystick can be activated in any free part of the screen excluding the HUD area
  • INVERT VERTICAL AXIS: Switch to normal or inverted virtual joystick's vertical axis

CALIBRATE
Tap to calibrate and return to your flight

CONTINUE
Return to your flight

EXIT- Leave the flight
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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 before exiting/crashing
  • REPORT: End of flight report. Will also appear when switching engines off or after connecting PBB (Passenger Boarding Bridge) and switching engines off
  • REPLAY: Look at your replay

16. COMMS - COMMUNICATIONS
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 while on the ground.
TOWER - Used while on the runway, takeoff and final landing.
APPROACH - Used after takeoff and during initial landing.
EN ROUTE - Used 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 current situation.

16.2 IN FLIGHT CHAT
  • MAIN CHAT the same chat as the one in the main menu available to all players. Tap on the top left button to change language.

  • MULTIPLAYER CHAT named after the server you have chosen in multiplayer. Tap on the top right button to filter pilots by distance.


  • 17. VDGS - VISUAL DOCKING GUIDANCE SYSTEM

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

    9 AIRCRAFT AND LIVERIES

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    Choose an airplane from the list on the left.
    Change livery (REAL or VIRTUAL) by tapping on the arrows at the sides of the livery name or tap on the livery name to open the complete list.

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