FlightGear is a free software flight simulator. It supports a variety of popular platforms and is developed by skilled volunteers from around the world. Source code for the entire project is available and licensed under the GNU General Public License.
The goal of the FlightGear project is to create a sophisticated and open flight simulator framework 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. We are developing a sophisticated, open simulation framework that can be expanded and improved upon by anyone interested in contributing.
There are many exciting possibilities for an open, free flight sim. We hope that this project will be interesting and useful to many people in many areas.
DocumentationUser install guide available in PDF format from http://www.flightgear.org/Docs/getstart/getstart.pdf and online at http://www.flightgear.org/Docs/getstart/getstart.html
released on 17 August 2012
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Geoffrey van Wyk||16 November 2012|
Leaders and contributors
|See for a complete list||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://www.flightgear.org/cvsResources/anoncvs.html|
|Required to use||plib 1.6.0|
|Required to use||SimGear 0.3.0|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 6 May 2005.