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HELI-X is a professional R/C helicopter flight simulator, also for multicopters (currently tricopters, quadrocopters and hexacopters). Our mission:
  • Best possible real-time physics based on modern mathematical methods.
  • Availability for Windows, Mac-OS X and Linux.
  • Many trainings so that your practice makes fun.
  • Fair price and free updates.
  • Full functional demo version which you can really try before buy.

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2014-03-01
A short video showing our experiments to include dazzling of the sun. Have a look at the sun glare. This feature is planned for version 5.1 of HELI-X.

2014-01-01
Today, version 5.0 of HELI-X was published. Registered users can perform their free update. Download the demo version and activate it when it works. Note that we use a complete new graphics engine which gives better graphics but also needs a better hardware. Details.

2013-08-11
Jan Stauffacher made this great movie. It presents some of the helicopters included in version 5 of HELI-X.

2013-07-20
Yota Tokunaga is an enthusiastic alpha tester of version 5 of HELI-X and created this nice video. For version 5 we changed to a new graphics engine with better render quality, better shadows, shader support ... Further, we threw away the Java menu which will give us an improved frame rate in particular on Mac OS-X. Again, Windows, Linux and Mac OS-X will be supported. Stauy tuned.

2013-02-28
Today, version 4.2 of HELI-X was published. Registered users can perform their free update. Details.

2012-12-02
The first two videos of the series R/C-Helicopters. Aerodynamics - Technology - Simulation are ready. Have fun.

   

2012-09-07
Today, version 4.1 of HELI-X was published. Registered users can perform their free update. Details.

2012-06-03
This video shows the quadrocopter and hexacopter in Version 4.1. Have fun!

2012-05-17
HELI-X will support multicopter (e.g. quadrocopter and hexacopter) in Version 4.1. Here is a preview of the first models in X und + configuration.


2012-04-09
The scene Rheinbruecke Hartheim from Paul Duerr is updated with shadow boxes for version 4.0. Forthermore the Razor Blade helicopter family of Rolf Rohner is updated and a new helicopter is added. Update within HELI-X and ... happy Easter.

2012-01-18
Version 4.0 of HELI-X is published. Registered users should have received an email.

2011-12-28
Version 4.0 is planned for mid of January. Details are available.

2011-12-27
T-Rex 550 flybarless. Many thanks to Mario Tilly!

2011-12-26
A winter scene: Haurihof-Winter. Many thanks to Paul Duerr!

2011-12-18
Blade MPCX. Many thanks to Mario Tilly!

2011-12-17
TDR with a new skid. Many thanks to Rolf Rohner!

2011-12-14
Update for the TDR. Many thanks to Rolf Rohner!

2011-11-29
The Snow-Scene is revised. Many thanks to Harald Bendschneider and Rolf Rohner!

2011-08-27
8 new textures for the TDR. Many thanks to Torsten Schmidt!

2011-08-26
New Airport: Dietzenbach. Many thanks to Mario And Tino!

2011-07-30
New Airport: Rinau-Insel (Sued). Many thanks to Paul Duerr!

2011-06-26
13 new textures for the ThreeDee (rigid). Thanks to Rolf Rohner!

2011-02-13
New Scene: Gerlingen, where Eddi E. aus G. flies.

2010-11-21
An online test is available at www.rc-modellscout.de (german only).

2010-08-10
A new Trailer. Thanks to Chris Good. Have fun!

2010-07-18
Mario Tilly did create a tutorial about the creation of 3d scenes. Download it here (in German).

2010-07-05
Today, Version 3.0 of HELI-X will be released. Registered users did already reveive the update (otherwise send an email). With many new features, e.g. 3d-scenes with variable pilot position, new trainings.

2010-06-01
Before the reelase of version 3.0 of HELI-X, here is a video showing the camera settings. Have fun!

2010-02-22

Now a TeamSpeak server for the online sessions is available. Just download the latest version for your operation system here.

Server: teamspeak.heli-x.net

Port: 9999

The current online status can be seen here.

Thank you very much to Bernd Ostlender for making his server available for HELI-X

2010-02-04
In spring 2010 the release 3.0 of HELI-X will be published. Here is the trailer for HELI-X 3.0. Have fun!

2009-06-08
Today, Version 2.0 of HELI-X will be released. Registered users did already reveive the update (otherwise send an email). With many new features, e.g. import of VStabi settings or the possibility to choose the color schemes for the ThreeDee Rigid interactively.


2009-05-31
The release date for Version 2.0 and the feature list is fixed.

2009-04-12
The trailer for HELI-X 2.0. Have fun!

2009-02-27
Two versions of the T-Rex 500 for HELI-X!

2009-01-16
HELI-X works on 32 bit Macs (Intel and PPC).

2009-01-10
Today, Version 1.1 of HELI-X will be released. Registered users will get the update automatically.

2009-01-09
New helis for version 1.1 of HELI-X are ready: Honey Bee King 2, Dragonus, T-Rex 600. Thanks to Mario Tilly!

2008-11-15
Bladestops!

2008-10-31
A demo for the new indoor scenes.

2008-07-01
The HELI-X forum is online (english spoken): HELI-X-Forum.

2008-06-14
A demo of the new hover training.

2008-05-25
HELI-X for Mac OS-X is ready for download.

2008-05-22
20 helicopters in a multiplayer test.

2008-05-09
A performance test of the multiplayer version.

2008-05-07
The first hybride network with Windows, Linux and Max OS X.

2008-05-06
HELI-X runs on Mac OS X.

2008-04-09
A new crash sound for HELI-X is available.

2008-04-05
The first online session with HELI-X worked successfully.

2008-03-30
Another screenshot of the multiplayer version.

2008-03-29
The first version with network functionality is running.

2008-03-09
Klaus Stangl created an explanation of the do-it-yourself joystick interface project NG2. Thank you! The download is here.

2008-02-17
New models by Martin Bestgen. Also a fixed-wing aircraft...?? But look for yourself ...

2008-02-05
Klaus Stangl has prepared a document. He describes how to build helicopter models for HELI-X. Thank you, Klaus. You can find the documentation here: Developer.

2008-02-04
Models, Models, Models.

A lot of new helicopter models by Martin Bestgen and Klaus Stangl. Thank you very much! You can find them in the download area.

2008-01-30
Here (http://www.helimaniacs.de) you can find a step-by-step instruction for the use of PPJoy with HELI-X. Thank you, Martin.

2008-01-30
The models Walkera DF4 and Tomahawk D-CCPM by Martin Bestgen are updated: Models

2008-01-30
A new model by Gerhard Klauser! An EC-135 with the colors of the ÖAMTC. You can find it here: Models

2008-01-27
There is a new page where you can find all helicopters in their newest version: Models

2008-01-26
Three new models for HELI-X by Martin Bestgen.

2008-01-25
Two new helicopter models by Klaus Stangl!

2008-01-22
Now, the mathematical/physical model of our helicopter models is described in a document.

2008-01-21
Finally, sound problems are solved.

2008-01-17
Now, we have a screenshot engine in HELI-X.

2008-01-16
Yet more scenes for HELI-X, created by Klaus Treichler. Thank you!

2008-01-15
There is a new page Developer for the development of scenes and helicopter models.

2008-01-14
Java is too slow!

2008-01-13
HELI-X is coming soon. The date of the first release is fixed: 2008-01-25.

2008-01-12
The helicopter fleet for the first version of HELI-X is ready!

2008-01-10
Harald Bendschneider has made available his scenes for HELI-X at his web site: http://www.szenerien.de

2008-01-08
Update of the camera functions.

2008-01-05
HELI-X goes scale. A demo flight with a scale helicopter.

2008-01-02
The second model of Gerhard Klauser.

2008-01-01
Demos of the features of HELI-X are available.

2007-12-31
More scenes from Harald Bendschneider!

2007-12-30
The first model exclusively developed for HELI-X is ready!

2007-12-29
A 3D-Video with HELI-X by Thomas Böseler.

2007-12-28
Finally, the physical model works!

2007-12-25
A nice christmas present by Harald Bendschneider.

2007-12-18
HELI-X runs on Linux.

2007-12-12
HELI-X runs on Windows Vista.

2007-12-09
Silke Kustermann has painted a picture for the splash screen of HELI-X. Many thanks!

2007-12-06
Gerhard Klauser has generated 6 scenes for HELI-X (completely formatted) .... Thanks to Gerhard Klauser.

2007-10-14
The logo for HELI-X ist ready.