aerofly FS lets you enter the world of flying in a quality never seen before.
User reviews: Mixed (94 reviews) - 69% of the 94 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 17, 2012

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August 27, 2015

aerofly FS Update to Version

Dear aerofly FS Users,

we have published a new version to Steam.

This updates fixes some issues with Windows 10.

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About This Game

Fulfill your dream of flying with aerofly FS!

aerofly FS lets you enter the world of flying in a quality never seen before. aerofly FS sets a high value on realistic flight physics, highly detailed aircraft and terrain and smooth frame rates. At the same time, aerofly FS features an intuitive user interface and requires virtually no training time. Fly either with your joystick, gamepad, mouse or keyboard.

The highly detailed aircraft and ultra realistic flight physics give you a stunning level of realism. Take your seat in the cockpit and enjoy flying over the beautiful scenery of Switzerland with its fantastic mountains. Choose the comfortable Robin DR-400 for sightseeing, use the Discus glider to climb in thermals or practice your aerobatic skills in high performance aircraft like the Extra 330. Experience the thrill of speed flying the F-18 low-level through deep valleys and over the highest peaks of the Swiss alps.

Key Features

  • Highly detailed aircraft with animated instruments

  • Ultra realistic flight physics

  • High resolution aerial photos of Switzerland with a resolution of up to 3 feet

  • Many detailed general aviation airfields with realistic runways and buildings

  • Intuitive user interface, use either a joystick, gamepad, mouse or keyboard to fly

  • Interactive flight challenges for beginners as well as experts

  • Sophisticated simulation of wind and thermals with graphic wind field display

  • Display terrain features like mountains, lakes and cities for easy navigation

  • Integrated moving map for easier navigation

  • TrackIR support

System Requirements

    • OS:Windows XP SP2 / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8
    • Processor:Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon64 X2
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:ATI Radeon HD 4850 or NVIDIA GeForce 9600 with 512 MB
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:24 GB HD space
    • Additional:For an optimum flying experience the use of a USB joystick is recommended.
    • OS:Windows 7 / Windows 8
    • Memory:4 GB RAM
    • Graphics:ATI Radeon HD 5770 or NVIDIA GeForce 450 GTS or faster with 1 GB
    • Additional:For an optimum flying experience the use of a USB joystick is recommended.
Helpful customer reviews
18 of 19 people (95%) found this review helpful
18.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 13, 2015
I will admit this game has outstanding graphics and game-play, BUT. once you change OS or buy a new rig, you need to ALSO re-buy the game... in order to play the game you need the CD key they give you which can only be used 1 time. and thats it. uninstall the game, or use a different computer it will say that your CD key is already in use... and trying to contact someone to refund/re-activate your key is not going to help, I have tried contacting them multiple times and gotten nothing helpful at all... I also tried getting my refund from steam support and got no where either... if you are down to spend $40 to use the game on one PC only... and one install only... go for it... if not... avoid this game and the developers...

Gameplay 8/10
Support 0/10
Pricing 2/10
Overall... Don't buy this game until price drops to around $10-15... maybe not even then... steam should either get rid of this Scam of a game... or atleast get rid of the 1 use only CD key ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t.
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14 of 15 people (93%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
14.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 19, 2015
If the Alps looks the same as it does in this simulator in real life then I better pack my bags because Aerofly FS is one of the most beautiful and well optimised simulations out there.

Unfortunately, the detail Aerofly has put into its scenery has meant the sacrifice of detail in the simulation aspect of its simulator. Fuel mixtures, Air Traffic Control, A.I. aircraft and Autopilot are amongst a handful of things that are simply not present in Aerofly FS. It is very clear that Aerofly is meant to be a VFR simulator, with its comparatively small gameworld, small range of aircraft, and lack of radio communication, and whilst this is ultimately all-right, it may deter more experienced simmers from investing a lot of time into it.

Despite lacking in a detailed simulation, however, Aerofly FS has understood and captured the joys of flying and sight-seeing very well. And with its simple control-scheme and variable flight dynamics, its a considerable investment for someone looking to get into the flight-simulation genre.
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15 of 18 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 21, 2015
First of all, i don't really find this a simulator, it's basically just FSX gone arcade. First thing i noticed when i was in a plane, there is not one button in the cockpits you can touch, something i love to do is start my planes on my own. You can't even assign keys to like Fuel Pump and such. The game just tosses you on the runway and thats it. There is also no Air Traffic Control and the world is completely dead, there is no traffic what so ever, no other planes, cars, or boats. The towns are also complete wastelands, it looks like they just took google earth scenery from Switzerland and placed them on the game world, and the only place where you can find some buildings is the airports. The graphics look nice but the scenery when you are up close are not nice to look at. From kilometers in the air, they look nice but on the ground not at all, at one point i was taxing off the runway onto a road that looked like someone took a smear of grey that was the road on a smear of green that was suppose to look like grass. This game is not worth it at this price and should be at half its price.
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145 of 173 people (84%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 6, 2014
1 install; that's all you get before the hoops begin!

Your purchasing the right to install this simulator without hassle ONCE; after that you have hoops to jump through; if you ever reformat; switch rigs or bought this on steam for the convenience of it being in your steam library your in for a shocker of "this key has already been registered" if you ever reformat, change hardware or switch machines.

This archaic form of DRM completely negates any product review I would have given as it overshadows every aspect of the simulator. This guilty until proven innocent DRM needs to go.
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43 of 48 people (90%) found this review helpful
145.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 27, 2013
I always wanted to fly, and I bought aerofly FS a few months before starting real life flying lessons. The idea was to be in a Visual Flight Rules (VFR) airplane and familiarize myself with flying, but skip (unknown) procedural parts. aerofly FS isn’t a full flight simulator like MFSX or X-plane, but to my opinion, it succeeds very well in introducing VFR flying. Flight dynamics are accurate; I spent most in-game time in the Cessna 172 Skyhawk, flying VFR over Switzerland, and landing/taking off at all airstrips. I use real VFR circuit patterns and airspace classification information to add to the experience, and just fly VFR flights from one place to the other. I also do a bit of airwork, e.g. maneuvers (stall recovery, steep turns, slow flight, crosswind landings) and procedures (emergency, circuits), but lack of resistance of joystick/pedals and lack of G-force loadings are not making the experience very close to the real deal. But none of these is the game's fault. In that regard, I miss other AI traffic, radio telephony with ATC, simple procedures (e.g. start the engine, turn on landing lights, VOR navigation), and maybe recording capacities. Few additions are planned, but it is still unclear when and how they will be released. Nevertheless, I love flying & I love aerofly FS. Out.
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