Hi fellow wiki editors!

To help newly registered users get more familiar with the wiki (and maybe older users too) there is now a {{Welcome to the wiki}} template. Have a look at it and feel free to add it to new users discussion pages (and perhaps your own).

I have tried to keep the template short, but meaningful. /Johan G

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''' FlightGear is an open-source, multi-platform flight simulator '''
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  |subtitle = ''Fly free!''
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  |introduction =
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[[Help:Your first article|Get involved]] by starting, improving, or extending articles.
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<span style="font-size: 105%; font-weight: bold">[[Portal:User|Using]]</span><br/>
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<span style="font-style: italic">'''[[New to FlightGear]]'''<br/>
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[[Frequently asked questions]] &bull; [[Troubleshooting problems|Troubleshooting]]<br/>
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[[Howto: Install scenery|Installing scenery]] &bull; [[Howto: Install aircraft|Installing aircraft]]<br/>
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[[Howto: Fly a helicopter|Helicopter flying]]</span>
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<span style="font-size: 105%; font-weight: bold">[[Portal:Developer|Developing]]</span><br/>
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<span style="font-style: italic">
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[[Portal:Developer/Aircraft|Aircraft]] &bull; [[Portal:Developer/Scenery|Scenery]]<br/>
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[[Howto: Place 3D objects with the UFO|Placing objects]] &bull; [[Howto: Create custom terrain|Editing terrain]]<br/>
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[[How the FlightGear project works]]</span>
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<span style="font-size: 105%; font-weight: bold"> [[Portal:Wiki|Wiki]]</span><br/>
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[[FlightGear Wiki|About the wiki]] &bull; [[Help:Contents|Help]]<br/>
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[[Help:Your first article|Your first article]] &bull; [[Help:Translate|Translate]]<br/>
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[[Special:Categories|Categories]]</span>
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  |contents = '''[[FlightGear]]''' is a flight-simulator created by an international group of volunteers, and released as free, open-source [[GNU General Public License|GPL]] software. It has been used for [[Professional and educational FlightGear users|academic research, education]], and for fun.
  
== User Documentation ==
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FlightGear comes with a set of illustrated documentation, notably "The Manual," which is included in the installation package. This wiki provides additional documentation on both user and development topics.
  
=== Getting Started ===
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=== I am looking for … ===
* [[ New to FlightGear ]]
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* [[Portal:User|help on using FlightGear]]
* [[ FAQ ]]
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* [[Portal:Developer|how to contribute something to FlightGear]]
* [[ Hardware Recommendations ]]
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* [[table of models|information about aircraft developed for FlightGear]]
* [[ Recommended Software ]]
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}}
* [[ Troubleshooting Problems ]]
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{{Main page/Leftbox
* [[ Volunteer ]]
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* [[ Real Life Experience ]]
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{{Main page/Leftbox
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=== Using Flightgear ===
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* [[ Aircraft ]]
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* [[ Suggested Flights ]]
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* [[ Starting in the Air ]]
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* [[ Multiplayer Howto ]]
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* [[ Carrier Howto ]]
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* [[ Air-Air Refueling Howto ]]
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* [[ AI Systems ]]
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* [[ Installing Scenery ]]
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* [[ Improving Framerates ]]
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* [[ Instant Replay ]]
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* [[ Command Line Parameters ]]
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* [[ Preset Properties ]]
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* [[ Realism ]]
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=== Flying Resources ===
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[[Category:FlightGear wiki]]
* [[ Definitions Acronyms ]]
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* [[ Getting IFR Charts ]]
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* [[ Understanding Altitude ]]
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* [[ Understanding Navigation ]]
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* [[ Understanding Propeller Torque and P-Factor ]]
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* [[ Communications ]]
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* [[ Weather ]]
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* Aircraft
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** Airplane
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** Helicopter
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** Instruments
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*** [[ Compass ]]
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*** [[ Directional Gyro ]]
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*** [[ Attitude Indicator ]]
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*** [[ Vertical Situation Indicator ]]
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*** [[ Altimeter ]]
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*** [[ Vertical Speed Indicator ]]
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*** [[ Turn Coordinator ]]
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*** [[ Bendix/King KAP140  Autopilot ]]
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== Developer Documentation ==
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=== Coders ===
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==== Guidelines ====
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* [[ Building Flightgear ]]
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* [[ Building Terragear ]]
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* [[ Submitting Patches ]]
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* [[ Janitors ]]
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* [[ Development Resources ]]
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* [[ Extension Support ]]
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==== Internals ====
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* [[ Property Tree ]]
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* [[ Subsystems ]]
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* [[ Commands ]]
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* [[ FDM API ]]
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* [[ Nasal scripting language ]]
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=== Modelers ===
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* [[ Modeling - Getting Started ]]
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* [[ Model Import and Export ]]
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* [[ Modeling Resources ]]
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* [[ Aircraft Information Resources ]]
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=== Todo ===
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* [[ Bugs ]]
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* [[ FGFS Todo ]]
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* [[ Aircraft Todo ]]
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* [[ Goals ]]
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* [[ Feature Requests / Proposals / Ideas ]]
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Latest revision as of 04:26, 20 August 2019

Welcome to the FlightGear wiki

Fly free!
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Get involved by starting, improving, or extending articles.
 
 
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About FlightGear

FlightGear is a flight-simulator created by an international group of volunteers, and released as free, open-source GPL software. It has been used for academic research, education, and for fun.

FlightGear comes with a set of illustrated documentation, notably "The Manual," which is included in the installation package. This wiki provides additional documentation on both user and development topics.

I am looking for …

 
 
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News

FlightGear Newsletter October 2019 (archive)
  • December 09, 2018: FlightGear 2018.3 "Honolulu" is released.
  • May 23, 2018: FlightGear 2018.2 is released.
  • April 11, 2018: FlightGear 2018.1 "Honolulu" is released.
  • September 25, 2017: FlightGear 2017.3 "Prague" is released.
  • April 22, 2017: FlightGear 2017.2 "Boston" is released.
 
 
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Did you know …

  • ...that FlightGear is used in several FAA approved simulators?
  • ...that you can simulate random system failures realistically?
  • ...that anyone can edit FlightGear source and contribute to the project?
  • ...that the whole city of Paris, France is available in 3D models?
  • ...that there are 3,091 articles on this wiki?
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Using
New to FlightGear
Frequently asked questionsTroubleshooting
Installing sceneryInstalling aircraft
Helicopter flying

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Developing
AircraftScenery
Placing objectsEditing terrain
How the FlightGear project works

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Wiki
About the wikiHelp
Your first articleTranslate
Categories




Image of the week
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A Cessna C182S single engine aircraft
Development repository status
Current release: 2018.3 (9 Dec 2018)
Next release: 2019.1 (a few days from now)
See release plan for details.