Changelog 2017.1

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This changelog is a draft.

This changelog is currently being written for the FlightGear v2017.1 release. Feel free to help! If you are aware of any FlightGear related changes, please add them to the changelog.

Major enhancements in this release


Aircraft Modeling


Atmospheric Light Scattering

  • New shaders for drag chutes
  • New "grain merge" option for environment reflections

Learn more in the Newsletter.

Environment Rendering

  • Thorsten fixed the hard upper atmosphere line in Earthview


  • Erik made Canvas perform faster.



  • ENBR, Bergen, Norway is now the default airport.



  • Stuart has created osm buildings for the UK and added support for getting them via terrasync, this can be accessed from the rendering dialog.

Canvas System

  • James made remote Canvas

Nasal Scripting


Highlighted new and improved aircraft


Bug fixes

  • Richard fixed some bugs that would cause crashes in multiplayer.
  • See our bugtracker for a list, albeit incomplete, of the bugs fixed in this release.