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FlightGear Flight Simulator

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Free (GPL) Source code
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
Latest version: 21/11/11
Last month's downloads:
640.0 MB

FlightGear Flight Simulator is fully compatible with:

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8

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Processor: Pentium III MHz Pentium IV MHz
Video: Open-GL
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Open source and easy to play flight simulator

Nick Mead

Recent changes

  • Major update, full details here.

Review last updated: 05/02/14

  • Free – No registration or license fees
  • Great tutorials to get you going,
  • Clean and easy to use flight deck
  • Lots of planes to choose from
  • Very heavy on resources
  • No missions to take part in
  • Lacks the realism of X-Plane and Microsoft Simulator X
  • No Windows 7 support yet

FlightGear is an open-source flight simulator.

FlightGear is an open-source flight simulator. It supports a variety of popular platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.) and is developed by skilled volunteers from around the world. Source code for the entire project is available and licensed under the GNU General Public License.

With FlightGear it is possible to choose between three primary Flight Dynamics Models. It is possible to add new dynamics models or even interface to external “proprietary” flight dynamics model-

FlightGear is an open-source project. This means as long as you abide by the terms of the GPL license you may freely download and copy FlightGear. Anyway can have easy and open access to the latest development source code. Being an open-source project, we have made our file formats open and easily accessible. We are developing a sophisticated, open simulation framework that can be expanded and improved upon by anyone interested in contributing.

We hope that this project will be interesting and useful to many people in many areas.


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  • usability9
  • Stability10
  • Installation8
  • Functionality9
  • Appearance9

This is the best flight simulator

i tried flight simulator x it takes ages to download and then it doesn't even open! this on the other hand it takes 8 minutes (not on windows 7 or xp) thx flight gear!

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