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== Links ==
== Links ==
* WIP-video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5O3tRobYPY
* WIP-video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5O3tRobYPY
== See also ==
* [[SquawkGear]] An older client

Revision as of 16:54, 25 March 2019

This article describes content/features that may not yet be available in the latest stable version of FlightGear (2020.3).
You may need to install some extra components, use the latest development (Git) version or even rebuild FlightGear from source, possibly from a custom topic branch using special build settings: .

This feature is scheduled for FlightGear 2019.2. 90}% completed

If you'd like to learn more about getting your own ideas into FlightGear, check out Implementing new features for FlightGear.

swift-connection module
FG swift connection.PNG
Started in 10/2018
Description Connection module to swift pilot client which allows connections to FSD servers like VATSIM
Maintainer(s) Jarvum
Contributor(s) Jarvum
Status Under active development as of 03/2019

This module allows FlightGear to connect to an externally running swift client.

swift is an open-source pilot client for multiple flight simulators (FSX, P3D, FS9, XPlane, FG) and operating systems (Windows, MacOS, Linux). It allows connections to FSD servers like VATSIM. Further information about swift can be found here.

swift project status

swift is actively developed here and is in beta status.

Current features

The key features include:

  • aircraft interpolation
  • voice communication with ATC, support for new VATSIM codec planned
  • model matching
  • Database support for model mappings, users can contribute

Upcoming features

  • Implementation of TCAS for FlightGear plugin


See also