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http://wiki.flightgear.org/Flightgear_On_Android
 
http://wiki.flightgear.org/Flightgear_On_Android
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=== Git digest ===
      
=== Getting involved as a programmer ===
 
=== Getting involved as a programmer ===
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== Interview with a contributor (NAME) ==
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== Interview with a contributor ==
 
''In each edition we have an interview with a contributor. Suggestions for possible questions are available on [[interview questions]], you are invited to come up with new questions and interview ideas obviously! Anyone is free to write an interview (with him-/herself or others) for next month's newsletter! If you'd like to help interview a contributor or get interviewed, please do consider adding yourself to the [[list of interview volunteers]]! To keep this going and less awkward, we are currently trying to come up with the convention that former interviewees become next month's interviewers.''
 
''In each edition we have an interview with a contributor. Suggestions for possible questions are available on [[interview questions]], you are invited to come up with new questions and interview ideas obviously! Anyone is free to write an interview (with him-/herself or others) for next month's newsletter! If you'd like to help interview a contributor or get interviewed, please do consider adding yourself to the [[list of interview volunteers]]! To keep this going and less awkward, we are currently trying to come up with the convention that former interviewees become next month's interviewers.''
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* How long have you been involved in FlightGear?
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Unfortunately, we didn't find and interview candidate in August 2012.
* What are your major interests in FlightGear?
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* What project are you working on right now?
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* What do you plan on doing in the future?
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* Are you happy with the way the FlightGear project is going?
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* What do you enjoy most about developing for FlightGear?
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* Are there any "hidden features" you have worked on in FlightGear that new users may miss?
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* What advice can you give to new developers who want to get started on their first aircraft/new feature/Nasal script?
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More questions are being collected here: [[Interview questions]].
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Stay tuned for next month's interview, featuring FlightGear contributor XXXXXXXX
      
== Snapshot releases ==
 
== Snapshot releases ==
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The snapshot can be download via the links at the bottom of this page: http://www.flightgear.org/download/. Updates and feedback can be found [http://flightgear.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=10488&p=144233&hilit=snapshot#p144233 at the forum].
 
The snapshot can be download via the links at the bottom of this page: http://www.flightgear.org/download/. Updates and feedback can be found [http://flightgear.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=10488&p=144233&hilit=snapshot#p144233 at the forum].
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== Nasal for newbies ==
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== New software tools and projects ==
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== FlightGear addons and mods ==
      
== In the hangar ==
 
== In the hangar ==
    
All the way back in May 2011, we addopted a new status-rating system for aircraft. So far, only a few have actually been rated, as can be seen in the list 'hockenberry' set up at [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ApzphjA4w05ndF94Y2F0bzJTbHQ5QTJXZXJRcUVRbWc&hl=en_US Google Docs]. If you're an aircraft developer and your aircraft is/are not on the list, please consider rating their status. All you'll need to know/do is described at [[Formalizing Aircraft Status]]. If you'd just like to get started contributing to FlightGear, this would also seem like an excellent way to get started.
 
All the way back in May 2011, we addopted a new status-rating system for aircraft. So far, only a few have actually been rated, as can be seen in the list 'hockenberry' set up at [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ApzphjA4w05ndF94Y2F0bzJTbHQ5QTJXZXJRcUVRbWc&hl=en_US Google Docs]. If you're an aircraft developer and your aircraft is/are not on the list, please consider rating their status. All you'll need to know/do is described at [[Formalizing Aircraft Status]]. If you'd just like to get started contributing to FlightGear, this would also seem like an excellent way to get started.
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=== New hangers ===
      
=== New aircraft ===
 
=== New aircraft ===
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At the request by a new user of FG, Helijah has created and made available the Yakovlev Yak 18T in his hangar and GIT.
 
At the request by a new user of FG, Helijah has created and made available the Yakovlev Yak 18T in his hangar and GIT.
 
[[File:Yak18t-splash.png|thumb|Yakovlev Yak 18T]]
 
[[File:Yak18t-splash.png|thumb|Yakovlev Yak 18T]]
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=== Updated aircraft ===
      
==== [[ATC-FS]] ====
 
==== [[ATC-FS]] ====
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==== [[Mil_Mi6]] ====
 
==== [[Mil_Mi6]] ====
 
The big old russian helicopter Mi-6 from the Mil design bureau has received a new update. More than a year after the last update a new structure of the Models-subfolder allows new instruments to be added much easier. Also the electrical system has been revisited and new instruments have beed added to the engineer panels. Please keep in mind that this still is a very early development version and therefore a lot of work still needs to be done. It is available from its [https://gitorious.org/mil-mi-6 gitorious-page.]
 
The big old russian helicopter Mi-6 from the Mil design bureau has received a new update. More than a year after the last update a new structure of the Models-subfolder allows new instruments to be added much easier. Also the electrical system has been revisited and new instruments have beed added to the engineer panels. Please keep in mind that this still is a very early development version and therefore a lot of work still needs to be done. It is available from its [https://gitorious.org/mil-mi-6 gitorious-page.]
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=== Liveries ===
      
== Scenery corner ==
 
== Scenery corner ==
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At this time of year, it's important to take into account the temperature and altitude of the airstrips, as they combine to sap the power and lift from GA aircraft.  AVWeb recently [http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/stinson_crash_cockpit_video_ntsb_faa_207184-1.html highlighted] the (non-fatal) crash of a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stinson_108 Stinson 108], which included a video taken by one of the passengers. Though the NTSB has only produced a preliminary report, it was notable that the aircraft was taking off from a grass airstrip at high altitude on a hot day and appears from the video to struggle to get airborne.  The Stinson is broadly similar in performance to the c172p in our base package, and the airstrip (Bruce Meadows Airport, Idaho - U63) exists in our scenery.  Those interested can try taking off using the c172p with 4 people on board (2400lbs max gross weight) and high temperatures.  McCall Municipal Airport (KMYL) is 44nm away, and a good destination.
 
At this time of year, it's important to take into account the temperature and altitude of the airstrips, as they combine to sap the power and lift from GA aircraft.  AVWeb recently [http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/stinson_crash_cockpit_video_ntsb_faa_207184-1.html highlighted] the (non-fatal) crash of a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stinson_108 Stinson 108], which included a video taken by one of the passengers. Though the NTSB has only produced a preliminary report, it was notable that the aircraft was taking off from a grass airstrip at high altitude on a hot day and appears from the video to struggle to get airborne.  The Stinson is broadly similar in performance to the c172p in our base package, and the airstrip (Bruce Meadows Airport, Idaho - U63) exists in our scenery.  Those interested can try taking off using the c172p with 4 people on board (2400lbs max gross weight) and high temperatures.  McCall Municipal Airport (KMYL) is 44nm away, and a good destination.
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== Aircraft reviews ==
      
== Wiki updates ==
 
== Wiki updates ==
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=== New tutorials and screencasts ===
 
=== New tutorials and screencasts ===
 
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{{#ev:youtube|VwYOFL9B2CE}} {{#ev:youtube|wyfqeiHbosU}}
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=== Forum news ===
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=== Multiplayer ===
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=== Virtual airlines ===
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=== FlightGear events ===
      
== Useful links ==
 
== Useful links ==

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