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 Flight Simulator project is an open-source, multi-platform, cooperative flight simulator development project. 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 flight simulator framework for use in research or academic environments, for the development and pursuit of other interesting flight simulation ideas, and as an end-user application. 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.

User Documentation

FlightGear comes with a set of illustrated documentation, notably "The Manual", which is available as PDF and as HTML for online-viewing; these documents are listed on this site: http://www.flightgear.org/docs.html If you prefer to follow the 'bleeding edge' set of FlightGear instructions, then the following articles are likely to make you happy.

Getting Started

Using Flightgear

Flying Resources

Developer Documentation

Coding Guidelines

Code Internals