Upcoming FlightGear Change Log
The FlightGear development team is happy to announce the v2.10 release of FlightGear, the free, open-source flight simulator. This new version contains many exciting new features, enhancements and bugfixes. Highlights in this release include improved usability, better terrain rendering and a fully scriptable 2D rendering system.
Founded in 1997, FlightGear is developed by a worldwide group of volunteers, brought together by a shared ambition to create the most realistic flight simulator possible that is free to use, modify and distribute. FlightGear is used all over the world by desktop flight simulator enthusiasts, for research in universities and for interactive exhibits in museums.
FlightGear features more than 400 aircraft, a worldwide scenery database, a multi-player environment, detailed sky modelling, a flexible and open aircraft modelling system, varied networking options, multiple display support, a powerful scripting language and an open architecture. Best of all, being open-source, the simulator is owned by the community and everyone is encouraged to contribute.
Download FlightGear v2.10 for free from FlightGear.org
FlightGear - Fly Free!
Major Enhancement in this release
Atmospheric Light Scattering
Improved performance, reduced memory occupancy
FlightGear continued to benefit from contributions from across the globe.
Flight Planning and Route Manager
Canvas improvements in this release include:
- The Nasal/cppbind framework has been improved to expose more Canvas internals to Nasal space
- Canvas textures can now not only be used as a aircraft/cockpit textures (instruments, MFDs) and for the HUD/GUI, but also for scenery objects.
Highlighted new and improved aircraft
- See our bugtracker for an extensive, yet incomplete, list of the bugs fixed in this release.