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Revision as of 14:05, 10 January 2013

Welcome to the developer portal

Please visit our forum if you cannot find what you're looking for.

Get involved!

If you would like to help with FlightGear's development, it's a good idea to subscribe yourself to the FlightGear development mailing list. Use the list or the FlightGear issue tracker to get in touch with fellow FlightGear core developers.

Visit Category:Core development projects to see a list of currently ongoing projects! See Category:Developer Plans to see a list of developer plans for the upcoming release.

See request for comments for a list of long-standing issues and challenges affecting FlightGear's evolution and overall development progress.

Coding Help Needed!


Wanted: interview candidates

Every month we try to include an interview with a contributor in the FlightGear Newsletter. Anyone contributing to FlightGear, in whatever way, is welcome to answer a bunch of questions and write his/her own interview.

More info at FlightGear Newsletter: Interview.
Development repository status
Current release: 2020.3 (6 Nov 2020)
Next release: 2021.1 (-134 days from now)
See release plan for details.

Getting started
How the FlightGear project works ·
The development process · Release plan
Building FlightGear · Git · Build server
Property tree · File formats · Tools of the Trade

Long term goals · Google Summer of Code
Project infrastructure enhancements · Source management issues
Improving glider realism · Improving helicopter realism
Setting up a multiplayer server · Expo checklist

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Animate models · Illuminate objects
Gear scissors

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Making an aircraft · Flight dynamics model
3D aircraft models · Liveries
Creating instruments · Clickable panels
Designing an autopilot

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Getting started · Programming resources · Built-in Profiler
Developer Plans · Projects · Request for comments · Code cleanup
Adding fgcommands · Creating subsystems
Initialization sequence

FlightGear Scripting with Nasal
Frequently asked questions · Writing simple scripts

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Procedural Texturing
Placing objects · Airport signs
Converting from X-Plane/MSFS
Making an airport · Generating terrain
Interactive traffic