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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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[[Portal:Developer/Aircraft|Aircraft]] &bull; [[Portal:Developer/Scenery|Scenery]] &bull; [[Portal:Embedded|Embedded]]<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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  |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.
  
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! <h2 style="margin:0; background:#0f7a71; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #d9e2e2; text-align:left; color:white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">FlightGear Flight Simulator</h2>
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'''[[FlightGear]]''' is a flight-simulator created by volunteers, and released as free, open-source [[GNU General Public License|GPL]] software, available for download [http://www.flightgear.org/Downloads/ here]. FlightGear has a graphical user interface for flying, and different types of flight models available. It has been used for academic research, education, and for fun.
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The complete project source code is available via [[Git]], licensed under the [[GNU General Public License]]. FlightGear's open architecture encourages volunteer [[Volunteer|contributions]], as well as the exploration of a wide variety of flight simulator concepts. It has inspired a number of [[FlightGear related projects|related projects]]. 
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FlightGear comes with a set of illustrated documentation, notably "The Manual", which is available as [http://mapserver.flightgear.org/getstart.pdf PDF] and [http://www.flightgear.org/Docs/getstart/getstart.html HTML].
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* '''[[Portal:User|Getting Started]]'''
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** FlightGear simulates aircraft from hang-gliders to jumbo jets
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Latest revision as of 03:01, 14 March 2020

Welcome to the FlightGear wiki

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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 March 2020 (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 3,136 articles on this wiki?
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Using
New to FlightGear
Frequently asked questionsTroubleshooting
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Helicopter flying

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How the FlightGear project works

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Development repository status
Current release: 2019.1 (6 Feb 2019)
Next release: 2020.1 (-41 days from now)
See release plan for details.