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Curtis L
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Jun 21, 2018
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FlightGear Review

Sven Sorensen
A free and open flight simulation app for aviation enthusiasts, downloadable aircraft
A review of FlightGear by Sven Sørensen

FlightGear is a flight simulator with support for multiple platforms such as Windows and Mac. It was developed as collaborative software project and all of the source code of the application it open for anybody to contribute to and make derivatives from.

The purpose of FlightGear is to create a sophisticated flight environment with realistic conditions. It is suitable as not only entertainment, but also for every type of aviation enthusiast. FlightGear may also be used in research conditions.

FlightGear includes various aircraft models and an extensive and detailed database of venues around the world. As with any sophisticated simulation program, getting used to the controls may take a while.

With that said, there are tons of different aircraft models available for download from the project web site.

FlightGear features and highlights:
  • Accurate and detailed sky model
  • Flexible and open aircraft modeling system
  • Moderate hardware requirements
  • Networking options
  • Multiple display options

FlightGear is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from simulation games without restrictions. FlightGear 2018.2.2 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This Aircraft simulation software is filed under:
  • FlightGear Download
  • Freeware Simulation Games
  • Open source and GPL software
  • Major release: FlightGear 2018.2

Compatibility with this Aircraft simulation software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of FlightGear may be available from Curtis L.

FlightGear has been picked by our editors as excellent.
FlightGear has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested FlightGear 2018.2.2 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

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