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Quick Start Guide

Purpose    Download    Install    Remote Controller set-up    First Run    Operational Readiness Test    Multirotor Training Program    Fixed-Wing Training Program    Further Training

Training

Training Programs    Multirotor    Aircraft    Helicopter

Controller

USB Interface    Wireless Control    Compatible Remote Controllers    Controller FS-i6S    Remote Controller Calibration    Channel Configuration    Controls    Keys    Mouse with TX

Aircraft

Aircraft List    Select Aircraft    Aircraft Initial Position    Airplane Tuning    Start / Stop    Enhancement    Hand-Launch    Fuel and Battery    Aircraft Editor

Scenarios

Scenarios    User Generated Scenarios    Sharing Scenarios    How to Create Scenario

Menus

Top Menu Bar    Bottom Menu Bar

Functions

Instrument Panel    OSD    Warning Panel    Wind    Day/Night    Record and Replay Flights    Game Mode    Sun Blindness    Birds    Settings

Views

Viewports    Secondary Viewport    Map Viewport    VLOS View    Camera View    Chase View    Free View

Plugins

Plugins    FrSky Telemetry

PRO

USB & Licenses    How to Enter an Activation Key    How to Redeem a Voucher    USB Serial Number & License Information

Advanced

Custom Logo    Uninstall    Uninstall Graphic Driver    Install Graphic Driver

Solutions

Diagnostics Screen    USB is working?    USB not detected?    Remote Controller signal not detected?    Control Problems?    Devices and Printers    Windows 10    Program Crash    Invisible Mouse    Broken USB    Repairing USB not detected

Wiki / Start / Welcome

Welcome

Thank you for your interest in AeroSIM-RC

Detailed information about AeroSIM-RC is available in this Wiki.

Wiki / Start / Download

Download

Free evaluation

Wiki / Start / Updates

Updates

Wiki / Start / Install

Install

  1. Insert the supplied CD in your computer and run setup.exe,
    or
    Download the latest version of AeroSIM-RC from the download page.
  2. Make sure you have the Graphics Driver installed in your computer. Otherwise the graphics may be extremely slow, and the program may crash.
Wiki / Start / Graphics Driver

Graphics Driver

Ignore this section if the simulator runs smooth and nice.

However, if the simulation runs very slow...

You should know that AeroSIM-RC requires that the graphics driver of your graphics card is properly installed.

If the Graphics Driver is not installed correctly in your computer, Windows may use its own driver which ignores the cool acceleration hardware of your graphics card, resulting in a extremely slow frame rate.

See how to install the Graphics Driver here Wiki / Advanced / Install Graphic Driver

Wiki / Start / Starting AeroSIM-RC

Starting AeroSIM-RC

You can run AeroSIM-RC from Windows Start Menu, or from the desktop icon.


AeroSIM-RC icon

Windows Start Menu with AeroSIM-RC

AeroSIM-RC icon on Desktop

AeroSIM-RC in the Windows Start Menu

Quick Start Guide

Have a look at the Quick Start Guide for a step by step instructions to get AeroSIM-RC set up and running.

Remote Controller Calibration

The first time you run the simulator after installation, the Calibration Assistant will run automatically.

You can always run the Assistant from Top Menu / Controller / Configuration and click the Configure and Calibrate TX button.

Intro

After the scenario is loaded, an introductory tour around the scenario will be started.

To skip the scenario tour, press ESC, Enter, Space bar or a mouse button.

Loading screen

Loading screen

Wiki / Start / Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements

NOT Required

Required

Recommended

Wiki / Start / Safety

Safety

Unless you spend hours without blinking in front of the computer, there is no specific health or safety risk involved in using AeroSIM-RC

You will not cut your finger with a simulated propeller, nor crash your aircraft against anybody. No one in the simulator will complain if you fly over their heads.

Having said that, you should not develop bad habits in the simulator.

In real life, you must follow all applicable safety regulations, hence we strongly recommend that you start to put into practise such safety rules from the very first flight in the simulator.

First flight of your real aircraft

Our simulated aircraft have been designed and tested by experts. They are correctly trimmed, and do not present unwanted drift due to construction inacuracies or wrong configuration.

However, the first flight of your real aircraft should be performed by an experienced pilot, who will be able to react correctly in the likely event that your aircraft shows any drift during the flight.

After a few adjustments done by an experienced pilot, the aircraft will be a lot easier to fly.

Wiki / Start / Mac

Mac

AeroSIM-RC requires Windows. However, Mac users have reported that AeroSIM-RC runs fine on Mac in several configurations.

Options to run AeroSIM-RC on Mac:

Before you buy AeroSIM-RC, please download the software and try it in you system.

Wiki / Start / Help

Help

Wiki pages

All detailed information about AeroSIM-RC is available in the online Wiki pages.
You can also open the online Wiki pages from the simulator Top Menu Bar / Help

Context Help within AeroSIM-RC

AeroSIM-RC offers detailed information about most elements on the screen, right mouse click to display.

This Mouse Cursor means:
further help available with the right mouse button.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Please, check the Frequently Asked Questions online page.

eMail support

If you have any question not answered in the Wiki pages, we will be happy to help you.
Please, send us your query from our contact form