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Wiki / Aircraft / Available Aircraft

Available Aircraft

Airplanes
Acrobat 3D
Acrobat 3D
3DMass
2.33
Wing Span
1.4m
2-Stroke EngineLow WingTail Skid
Aerobatic aircraft designed to perform any manoeuvre, but will also fly slowly and smoothly if desired. With its overpowered engine, the aircraft can be easily recovered from any attitude.
Cessna 182 Skylane
Cessna 182 Skylane
TrainerMass
2.94
Wing Span
1.5m
Model Scale
13%
2-Stroke EngineHigh Wing
Tricycle
Four channel scale trainer with steering nose wheel.
Dolphin 4-Channels
Dolphin 4-Channels
GliderMass
0.67
Wing Span
1.6m
Electric MotorLiPo
11.1 V
1.2 AhLiPo
11.1 V
1.2 Ah
No Wheels
Very stable and lightweight electric glider with aileron, rudder, elevator and motor control.
Dolphin 3-Channels
Dolphin 3-Channels
GliderMass
0.64
Wing Span
1.4m
Electric MotorLiPo
11.1 V
1.2 AhLiPo
11.1 V
1.2 Ah
3 Channel
No Wheels
Very stable and lightweight electric glider with rudder, elevator and motor control. Without ailerons, the roll is controlled with the rudder thanks to the wing dihedral.
Eagle
Eagle
GliderMass
0.32
Wing Span
1.1m
Electric Motor
x2
LiPo
7.4 V
0.65 AhLiPo
7.4 V
0.65 Ah
Tail Skid
Beginner model equipped with two small motors and with no control surfaces. With both motors running the model climbs, with only the left or the right motor running, the model will roll and turn.
Eurofighter
Eurofighter
SportMass
6.77
Wing Span
1.2m
Model Scale
10%
Jet EngineCanard
TricycleLanding GearBrakes
Eurofighter Typhoon is a fighter Jet with delta planform and foreplanes. Use the wheel brakes after touch down, and while throttling up the turbine.
Extra 300S
Extra 300S
3DMass
5.95
Wing Span
1.8m
Model Scale
24%
Gas EngineMid Wing
Tail Wheel
Aerobatic Sport Scale with gasoline 45cc engine. Elevator halves are controlled with independent servos and mixed with aileron control.
Flying Wing
Flying Wing
Delta WingMass
0.80
Wing Span
1.6m
Electric MotorLiPo
11.1 V
1.2 AhLiPo
11.1 V
1.2 Ah
No Wheels
In the delta planform configuration, the elevons control the pitch and roll by mixing conveniently aileron and elevator controls. This airplane is hand launched.
FunCub
FunCub
TrainerMass
1.26
Wing Span
1.4m
Electric MotorLiPo
11.1 V
2.2 AhLiPo
11.1 V
2.2 Ah
High Wing
Tail WheelFlapsManual Flight ModeAltitude HoldAngle Flight Mode
The FunCub from MULTIPLEX is a high-wing aerobatic drag fun flyer, with short takeoff and landing characteristics, and its distinctive large wheels.
FW-2M
FW-2M
Delta WingMass
2.51
Wing Span
2.0m
Electric MotorLiPo
22.2 V
5 AhLiPo
22.2 V
5 Ah
No Wheels
Manual Flight ModeAltitude HoldAngle Flight ModeParachute
This 2 meter wingspan flying wing features altitude autopilot and auto-leveling.
TL-Wing
TL-Wing
Delta WingMass
0.87
Wing Span
1.3m
Electric MotorLiPo
11.1 V
2.2 AhLiPo
11.1 V
2.2 Ah
No Wheels
In this tail-less configuration, the elevons control the pitch and roll by mixing conveniently aileron and elevator controls. This airplane is hand launched.
Trainer 25
Trainer 25
TrainerMass
1.27
Wing Span
1.4m
2-Stroke Engine3 ChannelTail Skid
This is a basic trainer easily controlled by rudder, elevator and throttle. This model does not have ailerons, instead, the dihedral angle of the main wings rolls the model when rudder is applied.
Trainer 40
Trainer 40
TrainerMass
2.44
Wing Span
1.5m
2-Stroke EngineTricycle
This is the ideal model to learn to fly. Classic RC Trainer Model with gentle flight characteristics, high-wing, tricycle-gear, and 4-channel to learn to use all of the primary controls (aileron, elevator, rudder and throttle).
Tucano
Tucano
SportMass
2.32
Wing Span
1.4m
Model Scale
12%
2-Stroke EngineTricycle
Low wing sport trainer airplane used for combat pilot training. The model can perform most aerobatics manoeuvres.
Vibrant
Vibrant
3DMass
0.37
Wing Span
0.8m
Electric MotorLiPo
7.4 V
0.65 AhLiPo
7.4 V
0.65 Ah
Tail Skid
3D lightweight indoor or still-air outdoor model. With inverted thrust for amazing stunts.
Nimbus 4M
Nimbus 4M
GliderMass
2.76
Wing Span
4.0m
Model Scale
15%
Electric MotorLiPo
11.1 V
2.4 AhLiPo
11.1 V
2.4 Ah
Central Wheel
High-Performance single seat powered sailplane capable of Self-launching.
P-51D Mustang
P-51D Mustang
SportMass
3.68
Wing Span
1.6m
Model Scale
14%
2-Stroke EngineTail Wheel
Landing GearFlaps
Sport Scale model of the famous World War II american fighter. The model has flaps and retractable landing gear.
Predator QR-1
Predator QR-1
GliderMass
6.33
Wing Span
2.9m
Model Scale
19%
Electric MotorLiPo
18.5 V
8 AhLiPo
18.5 V
8 Ah
Landing GearBrakesFlaps
Predator QR-1 is a reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. Set Flaps partially down for an easy Take off.
Raven RQ-11
Raven RQ-11
GliderMass
1.91
Wing Span
1.4m
Model Scale
100%
Electric MotorLiPo
14.8 V
5.2 AhLiPo
14.8 V
5.2 Ah
3 ChannelNo Wheels
The Raven is a small hand-launched remote-controlled Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. Thrown into the air like a free flight model airplane, the recovery method is by deep-stall landing.

Helicopters
Heli 30
Heli 30
Mass
3.14
Rotor diameter
125cm
2-Stroke EngineThrottle Hold
This is a representative model helicopter for the beginner, with wooden blades and a .30 sized Nitro engine, can easily accomplish full 3D maneuvers.
HeliCam
HeliCam
Requires Pro LicenseMass
3.34
Rotor diameter
125cm
2-Stroke EngineManual Flight ModeGPS Flight Mode
Attitude Flight ModeThrottle HoldReturn To Home
This helicopter features GPS flight mode, and automatic Return To Home function. Equipped with a stabilized gimbal with a camera capable of 2 degree zoom.

Multirotors
GAUI 330X-S
GAUI 330X-S
Mass
0.58
Distance between rotors
33cm
Electric Motor
x4
LiPo
11.1 V
1.2 AhLiPo
11.1 V
1.2 Ah
3D
GAUI 330X-S is a four motor multirotor stablilised with gyroscopes. Suitable for 3D aerobatics.
Advance
Advance
Requires Pro LicenseMass
3.90
Distance between rotors
62cm
Electric Motor
x4
LiPo
22.2 V
8 AhLiPo
22.2 V
8 Ah
Landing Gear
GPS Flight ModeAttitude Flight ModeReturn To HomeParachute
Multirotor for aerial video productions, with retractable landing gear and stabilized and GPS modes.
ATX8 Pro
ATX8 Pro
Requires Pro LicenseMass
6.15
Distance between rotors
85cm
Electric Motor
x8
LiPo
22.2 V
16 AhLiPo
22.2 V
16 Ah
Manual Flight Mode
GPS Flight ModeAttitude Flight ModeReturn To HomeParachute
This multirotor has eight fixed pitch rotors, and it is stablilised with accelerometers and gyroscopes that keep the aircraft level.
ATX8
ATX8
Mass
3.73
Distance between rotors
71cm
Electric Motor
x8
LiPo
14.8 V
5 AhLiPo
14.8 V
5 Ah
Manual Flight ModeGPS Flight Mode
Altitude HoldReturn To HomeParachute
This multirotor has eight fixed pitch rotors, and it is stablilised with accelerometers and gyroscopes that keep the aircraft level.
CineStar 8
CineStar 8
Mass
6.86
Distance between rotors
95cm
Electric Motor
x8
LiPo
14.8 V
8 AhLiPo
14.8 V
8 Ah
Manual Flight ModeGPS Flight Mode
Attitude Flight ModeReturn To HomeParachute
This multirotor can carry professional cinema cameras, it has eight fixed pitch rotors, and it is stablilised with Mikrokopter electronics that keep the aircraft level.
CyberQuad MINI
CyberQuad MINI
Mass
1.60
Distance between rotors
47cm
Electric Motor
x4
LiPo
14.8 V
4 AhLiPo
14.8 V
4 Ah
Manual Flight ModeAltitude Hold
Parachute
The CyberQuad is an electric ducted quadrotor Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). This is a type of helicopter with four rotors in square configuration, stablilised with gyroscopes and accelerometers to stay level.
CyberQuad MAXI
CyberQuad MAXI
Requires Pro LicenseMass
2.50
Distance between rotors
48cm
Electric Motor
x4
LiPo
18.5 V
5.4 AhLiPo
18.5 V
5.4 Ah
GPS Flight Mode
Return To HomeParachute
The CyberQuad MAXI multirotor is an electric ducted quadrotor Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).
TBS Discovery PRO
TBS Discovery PRO
Mass
1.51
Distance between rotors
47cm
Electric Motor
x4
LiPo
14.8 V
3.3 AhLiPo
14.8 V
3.3 Ah
3DGPS Flight Mode
Return To Home
This multirotor by TBS is stablilised with Naza electronics and GPS to hold the position in strong winds.
DJI F450
DJI F450
Mass
0.88
Distance between rotors
45cm
Electric Motor
x4
LiPo
11.1 V
2.2 AhLiPo
11.1 V
2.2 Ah
3DGPS Flight Mode
Attitude Flight ModeReturn To Home
This multirotor by DJI is stablilised with Naza electronics and GPS to hold the position in strong winds.
DJI Phantom
DJI Phantom
Mass
1.16
Distance between rotors
37cm
Electric Motor
x4
LiPo
11.1 V
3 AhLiPo
11.1 V
3 Ah
GPS Flight ModeAttitude Flight Mode
Return To HomeParachute
This DJI multirotor has Atti, Manual and GPS flight modes, including automatic Return To Home.
FleX-8
FleX-8
Requires Pro LicenseMass
5.40
Distance between rotors
75cm
Electric Motor
x8
LiPo
22.2 V
9 AhLiPo
22.2 V
9 Ah
GPS Flight Mode
Return To HomeParachute
X-8 multirotor for inspection of industrial assets.
MikroKopter Hexa
MikroKopter Hexa
Mass
1.76
Distance between rotors
56cm
Electric Motor
x6
LiPo
14.8 V
3.3 AhLiPo
14.8 V
3.3 Ah
Parachute
This MikroKopter multirotor has six fixed pitch rotors, and it is stablilised with accelerometers and gyroscopes that keep the aircraft level.
MikroKopter Okto
MikroKopter Okto
Mass
2.38
Distance between rotors
77cm
Electric Motor
x8
LiPo
14.8 V
5 AhLiPo
14.8 V
5 Ah
Parachute
This MikroKopter multirotor has eight fixed pitch rotors, and it is stablilised with accelerometers and gyroscopes that keep the aircraft level.
MikroKopter Okto2
MikroKopter Okto2
Mass
2.58
Distance between rotors
66cm
Electric Motor
x8
LiPo
14.8 V
5 AhLiPo
14.8 V
5 Ah
Parachute
This MikroKopter multirotor has eight fixed pitch rotors, and it is stablilised with accelerometers and gyroscopes that keep the aircraft level.
MikroKopter OktoXL
MikroKopter OktoXL
Mass
3.29
Distance between rotors
80cm
Electric Motor
x8
LiPo
14.8 V
6.6 AhLiPo
14.8 V
6.6 Ah
Parachute
This MikroKopter multirotor can carry heavy loads, it has eight fixed pitch rotors, and it is stablilised with accelerometers and gyroscopes that keep the aircraft level.
MikroKopter Quadro
MikroKopter Quadro
Mass
1.08
Distance between rotors
50cm
Electric Motor
x4
LiPo
14.8 V
2.2 AhLiPo
14.8 V
2.2 Ah
3DAttitude Flight Mode
Altitude Hold
This basic MikroKopter multirotor has four fixed pitch rotors, and it is stablilised with accelerometers and gyroscopes that keep the aircraft level.
MultiWiiCopter Scarab Triikopta
MultiWiiCopter Scarab Triikopta
Mass
1.19
Distance between rotors
66cm
Electric Motor
x3
LiPo
14.8 V
2.7 AhLiPo
14.8 V
2.7 Ah
3DAttitude Flight Mode
This multirotor has three fixed pitch rotors and a servo that tilts the tail rotor sideways to yaw. The gyroscopes keep the aircraft under control while performing flips and loops.
MultiWiiCopter Scarab YSiix
MultiWiiCopter Scarab YSiix
Mass
1.96
Distance between rotors
66cm
Electric Motor
x6
LiPo
14.8 V
3.1 AhLiPo
14.8 V
3.1 Ah
3DAttitude Flight Mode
This multirotor has six fixed pitch rotors, and it is stablilised with gyroscopes that keep the aircraft under control while performing flips and loops.
MultiWiiCopter Scarab Reconn
MultiWiiCopter Scarab Reconn
Mass
1.29
Distance between rotors
45cm
Electric Motor
x4
LiPo
14.8 V
4.2 AhLiPo
14.8 V
4.2 Ah
3DGPS Flight Mode
Angle Flight ModeReturn To Home
The Scarab Reconn is ready for FPV with a front mounted HD camera counter balanced by a rear mounted battery
Quad-IV
Quad-IV
Mass
1.61
Distance between rotors
60cm
Electric Motor
x4
LiPo
11.1 V
2.2 AhLiPo
11.1 V
2.2 Ah
Manual Flight Mode
This multirotor has four rotors, stablilised with a gyroscope and two accelerometers that keep the aircraft level
Wiki / Aircraft / Select Aircraft

Select Aircraft

You can select the aircraft from the main menu, the left side menu and from the bottom bar menu.

Select Aircraft Select Helicopter Select Multirotor

Select Airplane, Helicopter or Multirotor

A description of the main characteristics and the required experience level is shown in the Aircraft Selection Panel.

Aircraft Selection Panel

Wiki / Aircraft / Aircraft Initial Position

Aircraft Initial Position

Each scenario has a predefined set of initial aircraft and camera positions P1, P2, and P3

Initial Position 1
Take-off from left to right

Initial Position 2
Take-off from right to left.

Initial Position 3
Camera in the middle of the runway behind the aircraft

Predefined Initial Positions of aircraft and camera

How to reset the Aircraft Position
Automatically After a crash.

This can be disabled from Main Menu / Aircraft / Automatic Reset Position
From Keyboard Push Space Bar (for reset), or BackSpace (to travel back in time)
From a Remote Controller switch Assigning a Remote Controller channel to this function from Main Menu / Controller / Configuration
From the Function Bar Clicking on
From Main Menu / Aircraft Reset Aircraft Position

Turn Aircraft Upright in the same place

If the aircraft is upside down after a crash, it can be turned upright from Main Menu / Aircraft / Turn Aircraft Upright

Wiki / Aircraft / Airplane Tuning

Airplane Tuning

I want more Power and Agility, and I want it NOW...!

And I also want to move the CG rearward.

All this can be easily changed from the Aircraft Easy Tuning panel.

Open the panel from Main Menu / Aircraft / Aircraft Easy Tuning

   

Aircraft Easy Tuning panel

Engine Power Adjustment

The Power of the Engine/Motor is a determining factor in the flight characteristics of an airplane.

An underpowered airplane requires careful piloting in order not to loose too much speed, since it would be difficult to recover from such situations.

However, an overpowered airplane will be able to level from any flight attitude otherwise dangerous.

With the slider control, the engine power can be reduced and increased.

+100%
0%
-100%

overpowered.
just right for the type of airplane.
underpowered airplane.

Manoeuvrability Adjustment

Aircraft manoeuvrability depends greatly on the deflection angles and size of control surfaces (ailerons, elevator and rudder).

With this slider, these values are changed, and therefore, manoeuvrability is increased or reduced.

+100%
0%
-100%

increased manoeuvrability.
normal.
reduced manoeuvrability.

Servo Speed Adjustment

Servos require a fraction of a second to travel to the commanded position. Although such delay may seem short, actually, it is significant in fast moving aircraft.

A standard servo requires approximately 0.20 seconds to travel 60 degrees. There are faster servos which improve the response of the aircraft to fast stick movements.

Use the slider to experiment with different servo speed and check the aircraft response time.

+100%
0%
-100%

ultra fast servos.
servo speed appropriate for type of airplane.
slow servos.

Airplane Center of Gravity Adjustment

If the Centre of Gravity is forward, the airplane will be more stable and less controllable. However, if on the contrary, the CG is aft, the airplane will be less stable but will react better to controls.

Use the slider to experiment how the airplane stability varies with different CG positions. The position of the CG can be observed graphically in the in the Aircraft Editor

+100%
0%
-100%

CG forward (more stable and less control)
CG normal.
CG aft (less stable and more control)

Airplane Out-of-Trim

The aircraft should be correctly trimmed out to fly straight and level at cruising speed. However, during the first flight of a new aircraft, the pilot must make some in-flight adjustments to the trims to counteract any unwanted drift.

Use this slider to set the out-of-trim and practise trimming.

The incorrect trimming will change with every reset of the aircraft position.

0%
100%

Airplane correctly trimmed
Airplane completely out-of-trim

Save Adjustments

The adjustments for a particular aircraft can be set in the Aircraft Editor, in the General Info component, the properties to be edited are:

Wiki / Aircraft / Start / Stop

Start / Stop

In aircraft equipped with engine, to start or stop the engine, press at the Bottom Function Bar, or from the Main Menu / Aircraft.

Another way of starting the engine is moving the throttle stick down and then up.

For arming the motors in some Multirotors, move the sticks to the position indicated by the moving green stick representation on the screen.

Wiki / Aircraft / Enhancement

Enhancement

Push at the Function Bar to activate this function, or from the Main Menu / View

This function enhances the perception of the aircraft when it is too small in the screen.

When the aircraft is far and small, its attitude (i.e. orientation) is hardly recognised. The graphic enhancement consists of drawing a silhouette around the aircraft that is displayed when the aircraft size on the screen is too small. With this aid, even small changes in attitude can be distinguished.

Although this enhancement is of great help during the learning process, it should be deactivated to practise like in the real life.

Enhanced Perception. The silhouette shows clearly the attitude of the aircraft.

Wiki / Aircraft / Hand-Launch

Hand-Launch

Aircraft without landing gear must be hand-launched to start to fly. This function simulates hand launching.

Hand Launch
From the Remote Controller Pushing gently the throttle, a count-down will start
and the aircraft will be launched.
From the Function Bar Click on
From Main Menu / Aircraft Hand Launch
From Keyboard Keys CONTROL+ Space Bar

How to change the launch parameters (velocity, angle, etc.)

The parameters for hand-launching (height, velocity, angle, etc.) can be edited for each aircraft in Main Menu / Aircraft / Edit Aircraft, from the properties of the General Information component.

Wiki / Aircraft / Fuel and Battery

Fuel and Battery

Simulation of Fuel and Battery

The Fuel and Battery charge in AeroSIMRC are consumed during flight.

The Instrument Panel shows the remaining fuel / battery charge, current consumption, and the estimated remaining time at current throttle setting.

When Fuel Tank is empty, this sign will flash in the Warning Panel before the engine stops. The engine cannot be started again until refueled.

In aircraft with electric motor, when the batteries are flat, this sign will flash in the Warning Panel, and the characteristic reduction in power is experienced.

The Centre of Gravity of the aircraft moves as the fuel is burnt.

Reload Fuel / Recharge Batteries

Pushat the Function Bar to activate this function, or from the Main Menu / Aircraft / Fuel/Battery Load

Unlimited Fuel / Battery

If you want to fly with unlimited fuel and battery charge, check the box at Main Menu / Aircraft / Unlimited Fuel/Battery

Flight Tests with nearly empty Fuel Tanks

As fuel is burnt, the Centre of Gravity of the aircraft moves (usually rearwards), changing the behaviour of the aircraft. To test the aircraft under empty fuel tank condition, check the box Main Menu / Aircraft / Empty Fuel Tank

Wiki / Aircraft / Aircraft Editor

Aircraft Editor

The performance of the aircraft is the sum of the individual simulation of all of its components: Battery, Mass, Wings, Engine, Propeller, Wheels, Servos, Receiver, Remote Controller, etc.

A deep knowledge of aeronautics and RC is required to understand the effect of the many parameters that define an aircraft. As a starting point, an existing aircraft can be modified, and then saved with a different name from Top Menu / Aircraft / Save

Editor Area

In editor mode, the screen is divided into four areas:

Graphic Editing Area

Flight Test Area

Components List Area

Component Editing Area

Graphic Editing Area

Show / Hide Grid

Show Graphics

 

Show / Hide Components

Show mass distribution

Activate aileron and altitude Auto Pilots (this is of great help during flight tests)

 

The arrow buttons can be used to change the point of view of the aircraft.

Flight Test Area

Components List Area

Component Editing Area