RC Support aerofly5

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Please note that the aerofly5 – published in 2007 – is no longer supported for free.
On this page all FAQs are available furthermore.

Please note:  We still offer for aerofly5 a special priced update to aeroflyRC7  ULTIMATE. You can use your IKARUS USB-Commander or IKARUS USB-Interface any longer. You only need the newer software.

You can buy the aeroflyRC7 for windows as a download or as a DVD at the IKARUS-Shop. The Mac-Versions are only available at the Apple-AppStore.

If you need a personal assistance in setting up the program at your computer so please call our Hotline from monday to friday  9:00  to 12:00 a.m.  and 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

FAQs and their solutions about aerofly5:

Actual Infos about Windows 10

Suchtags: Windows10 Win10 Win-10 Windwos 10  

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Question:) Is my AFPD or aerofy5 still running under newer OS-X versions?

  Answer: The Aerofly Professional Deluxe has been replaced by the aerofly5 in 2007. Since 2014 and the aeroflyRC7  the mac versions are only available  at the AppleApp Store. This entails numerous advantages for you like easy licensing by your iTunes account. The latest developments by Apples OS-X has shown that IPACS as a a(…)

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Question: Can I use the actual aeroflyRC7 controller for my older aerofly5?

       

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Question:) Is the upgrade from aerofly5 to aeroflyRC7 bound to the operating system?

  Answer: If you want you can change the OperatingSystem also, when upgrading your aerofly5 to aeroflyRC7  you only need an aerofly5 product key to purchase the discounted upgrade. If you have an aerofly5 for Windows than you can buy an upgrade to aeroflyRC7 for Windows or an upgrade to aeroflyRC7 for OS-X. If you have(…)

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Question) How to connect a Graupner HoTT transmitter to the IKARUS USB interface?

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Question: Which transmitters need the optional interface adapter (order no. #3024040)?

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Question) Which graphic cards can I use for aerofly or easyfly?

  Answer: You should only use graphic cards from well-known manufacturers, such as NVIDA Geforce-Series, AMD(ATI) HD-Series or manufacturers who uses NVIDA or ATI as OEM It is necessary, that the graphic card supports OpenGL version 2.0 or higher.   It is not possible to run aerofly without OpenGL 2.0  or higher.

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Question: I want to use the IKARUS-Game Commander?

Question: aerofly5 or AFPD was currently used with the interface cable and a separate radio. Now I want to use the IKARUS-Game Commander? Can I buy this one separately?  Answer: You can buy our Universal USB GameCommander with order number #3036001 separately. Set up the GameComander via second player mode. Please note: the original interface(…)

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Question: The USB interface cable or Game Commander is not identified by the simulator or control panel.

 

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Question: What´s about the sound when using a plasma or an LCD display

  Answer: Yes. Plasma or LCD displays normally have an HDMI input plug. Actual graphic cards are supplied with a DVI or already with a HDMI interface. In both cases you need a lead (HDMI – > HDMI or DVI – > HDMI), which is available in well stocked elctronic shops: The simulators aerofly and(…)

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Question) Why is the aerofly-, easyfly- USB interface cable (stick version) not recognizing my radio?

  Answer: In order to transmit a strong enough signal some transmitters need to use the interface adapter (#3024040) Otherwise the interface will not work. The IKARUS  USB interface  is equipped with an opto coupler at the input side . This can have as a consequence, that a too weak signal is available for the(…)

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Question: How much is the optional interface adapter (order no. #3024040)?

  Answer: The optional adapter # 3024040 is only needed at a wire connection and is already a part of the USB interface set #3031010. If you do not have the adapter you can get one via E-Mail request at info@ikarus.net.  

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Question: Why does the views “follow aircraft” and “cockpit mode” have no funktions in aerofly, easfly?

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Question: What are the minimum hardware requirements for aerofly5?

  Answer: You need an up-to-date computer with at least a core2duo processor as well as an up-to-date hardware accelerated 3D graphic card with minimum 512 MByte, better 1 GByte onboard memory, supporting OpenGL 2.0 or higher , either from NVIDIA– or ATI– manufacturer.

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Question How to install the aerofly5 update under Mac OS-X?

  IKARUS Video-Tutorial  Update aerofly5 under Mac OS-X: This video will show you how to update aerofly5 R/C Flight Simulator running MacOS X operating system.    

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How to install aerofly5 using MacOS X?

The video will show you how to install aerofly5 R/C Flight Simulator on iMac hardware running the MacOS X operating system. You must have an OS-version 10.5 or higher. aerofly5 will not run on an older Macintosh operating systems. If you received only 1 DVD, you have one of our latest DVDs with the version(…)

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Is aerofly5 Windows 8, Windows 8.1 compatible?

Yes, aerofly5 is compatible with Windows8 (32-Bit and 64-Bit Version). But have in mind: You have to install, depending on your operating system, the current graphic card dirvers from the manufactures websites. Only AMD(ATI) or Nvidia are supported manufactures.

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Question: How to change the language after installing aerofly5?

IKARUS Video-Tutorial  Changing language at aerofly5: How to do Please connect your interface or the GameCommander before starting the simulation. When starting the simulation and the language is „German“, you will be able to change it easily. Therefore please click on „schließen“ (which means „Close“) in the window „Tipp des Tages“. Confirm the message „Steuergerät(…)

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Is it possible to use for the aerofly5 a USB interface cable/controller from a different manufacturer?

In general the simulator will only work with either an original IKARUS USB Interface Cable or an original IKARUS USB GameCommander connected to a USB socket on the computer. Without an original component, which contain the Dongle (copy protection), the aerofly5 will not run. However our Multi-Player Slave Cable or our Universal USB GameCommander can(…)

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Question: How is a spektrum transmitter to connect with the IKARUS USB interface?

How to connect a spektrum transmitter with the IKARUS USB interface?

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Question: Where is the “tm.log” file and where I can find it?

IKARUS Video-Tutorial  Where is the “tm.log” file. The “tm.log” or “tm” file” records the entire start process of IPACS rc-simulators and is an indispensable tool for the IKARUS support team in case of troubleshooting. The file is always in the “actual program directory” of the simulators and can be made easily available for the IKARUS(…)

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Which operating systems are possible for aerofly5?

aerofly5 can be installed under MS-Windows XP, MS Windows Vista, MS-Windows7, MS-Windows8 (both in the 32 – and 64 -bit versions) on Apple MacOSX, version 10.6.x, 10.7.x, 10.8.x (provided the Apple computer has an Intel Core2Duo microprocessor).

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Question: How to activate my aerofly5 using the web-activation-dialog?

Step 1 Find your Product-Key. Your Product-Key is printed in the white box at the bottom of your product DVD. Have a look at the pictures to the right to see where the Product-Key is located. The Product-Key has a total 16 characters (AeroFly Professional Deluxe AddOn´s 3,4,5; AeroFly Professional Deluxe Platinum Edition; EasyFly3) or(…)

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Was genau passiert bei der Produkt Aktivierung?

Bei der Produktaktivierung (aerofly5; AeroFlyProfessional Deluxe – Platinum Edition; Aerofly Professional Deluxe AddOn´s -3, -4, -5; EasFly3-, EasyFly4- Vollversion, nicht die EasFly3-, EasFly4- Starter- Versionen) wird eine Verbindung in Form einer Lizenzdatei zwischen dem Simulator Steuergerät ( USB- GameCommander, USB- EasyCommander bzw. den entsprechenden USB- Interfacekabeln) und dem, zur Aktivierung erforderlichen Produkt Key geschaffen. Hierzu(…)

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Question: How to update the graphic card driver running Microsoft Windows?

   

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How do I find the current program directory?

Please move the mouse pointer over the simulations desktop icon. Now press the right mousekey. A new window opens At the bottom of the window you will find selecting “Properties” (Eigenschaften) A leftclick opens a new window and shows the corresponding properties. Now you will see the current path. Note: Because of the windows size(…)

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Question: What is “FPS to low”?

Answer:The  warning “FPS too low” is displayed if the refresh rate FPS (frames per second)  is too low.Once the value is below 24, the impression by the human eye is jerky.In this case please lowering the resolution and quality of the graphics settings or  purchase oa newer, more powerful graphics card.

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