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The RC airplane magazine "Model Aviation" has a quote that the Simulator Program for RC flight which is designed for a PC, can be installed on a Mac if it has the new duo-core processors and Leopard and up.

I have a new mac book pro with the Ghz intel Core i5, and Lion.
I guess my question is the Intel Core i5 a "duo core" and if so why might i be having problems installing the simulator Program.
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G'day and welcome to the forums.

Others may provide more information, but think you may have to run it under Bootcamp as most simulators require DirectX 9 or later.

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Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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I guess my question is the Intel Core i5 a "duo core" and if so why might i be having problems installing the simulator Program.
First tell us the name of the program... If it's a Windows program (such as RCSimulator.exe) you can not run it directly from your Mac. As Harry points out, you would first have to install Windows on your Mac.
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Or use a Virtual Machine in which to run Windows--Parallels or VMWare are two examples.
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