Control Loader software
(For CL_SPU_USB + BLDRV3 cards)
(For CL_SPU & BLDRV2 cards please use
V1 of the software here....)
FFB Configuration Settings
Data Output Format
Notes on Trim
7.1 Trim Indicator
User Guide Revisions
CL Software Revisions
A. Axis position feed to FS
B. Configuring electrical linking of dual
C. Configuring helicopter cyclic control
D. Heavy Jet Mode 1
E. Sim Avionics Mode
F. Using with ProSim 737
G. Failure Mode Loading
H. Stick Pusher
I. BFF Motorised Trim Wheel
J. CL Controller UDP Data
update to support FSUIPC V7)
V2.18 Release 2
(Small changes to
CL Controller app)
V2.18 (Now includes
CL Controller app)
Updated 22/2/19 -
IMPORTANT - The
previous version of the On-Line User Guide (for
older CL_SPU & BLDRV2 cards) is
If the above downloads are not working you can use
this DropBox folder for downloads -
IMPORTANT - The BFF Control Loader software operates with BLDRV
brushless motor driver cards in properly designed and built
simulator flight control systems. Before using the software please
ensure that your BLDRV3 drive system has been properly
set up and commissioned, and has been tested using the BFF Driver
Test application in accordance with the project instructions. For
details of the
see here, and for details of the
BLDRV3 cards see here.
BFF Control Loader software runs with MS FS9/X (also Lockheed
Martin® Prepar3D®) and X-Plane v11+.
There are separate versions of the CL software for MSFS and X-Plane;
both versions are included in the download zip archive.
BFF Control Loader V2+ software consists of two main applications.
BFF Control Loader
is the control loading driver software. The Configuration Manager is used for system setup.
A third application,
CL Controller now replaces the
Driver Test App USB for setup and testing and is also included.
Installation is simply by unpacking the contents of the Zip package
into a dedicated folder on your PC. The software does not write any
values to registry, so to delete the software just delete the
installation folder. Run the programs from this folder, or create
shortcuts which point to the folder - DO NOT remove the files from
the folder to run them.
mix the files from new and old installs - always unzip the new
software into a new folder.
If you are upgrading from a pre V2 version then do not mix the
configuration files of the new and old versions. Unzip the new version into its
own folder. Then run the Configuration Manager in the
new installation and use the IMPORT button to import the settings
from your previous installation.
the CL software with FS9/X or P3D, FSUIPC needs to be installed. Use the latest version and
follow carefully Pete Dowson's installation instructions. See
To use with X-Plane, XPUIPC
v1.9.0 or later needs to be installed and the customised XPUIPC_offsets.cfg file
in the zip package should be copied to the correct X-Plane XPUIPC folder. Follow the instructions in
the XPUIPC documentation. See also section 6 for other
important information. See
If you can't get to the
XPUIPC website here's DropBox links for XPUIPC -