FlightGear 2016.2 recently released, is a free, open-source flight simulator. It supports a variety of popular platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.) and is developed by skilled volunteers from around the world. This new version contains many exciting new features, enhancements and bugfixes. Promo Video by FGPromo [youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPBdJT2Pkdc[/youtube] FlightGear 2016.2 Highlights Major enhancements in this release Core Video configuration can be saved. The TerraSync server has been switched to using HTTP instead of SVN.
FlightGear 3.6 which is yet to be officially released, is a free, open-source flight simulator. It supports a variety of popular platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.) and is developed by skilled volunteers from around the world. FlightGear 3.6 changelog A complete makeover for the default aircraft And it comes with a damage model, creating a very visual impression of what happens if you land too hard: A new user interface / instructor station ‘Houston, the Atlantis has reached orbit.
The FlightGear development team has just released FlightGear 3.4. FlightGear is a free, open-source flight simulator. This new version contains many exciting new features, enhancements and bugfixes. Highlights in this release include frame-rate improvements on some systems, reduced memory usage and enhancements to the built-in web server. FlightGear 3.4 changelog Performance Improved frame-rates on some systems from more efficient use of Uniforms Reduced memory occupancy for scenery tiles AI models are now rendered based on display size rather than range AI/MP models may now define objects as being part of the interior, which will not be rendered at large distances Usability Built-in web server now includes a moving map, a screenshot grabber, and supports SVG-based panels In-application launcher for Mac, based on Qt5 Graphics Improved rendering of runway and other lights under ALS Landing and spotlight support for ALS Scenery Improved materials XML format making customer material definition easier Procedural rock material definition JSBSim Synchronization with latest JSBSim Highlighted new and improved aircraft Extra EA-500 North American P-51D Mustang Cessna Citation II F-14b Other Firewall exceptions are automatically added during setup on Windows systems Aircraft moved to a SVN repository.
FlightGear Flight Simulator (often shortened to FlightGear or FGFS) is a sophisticated, free, and completely open-source flight simulator framework, created by volunteers for use in research or academic environments, pilot training, as an industry engineering tool, for DIY-ers to pursue their favorite interesting flight simulation idea, and last but certainly not least as a fun, realistic, and challenging desktop flight simulator. FlightGear is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License, mostly written in the C++ programming language and supports a variety of popular platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.