FlightGear Flight Simulator 2019.1 Released! (Ubuntu PPA)

Free open-source multi-platform flight simulator FlightGear 2019.1 was finally released today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04 and higher. FlightGear 2019.1 release highlights: METAR interpretation: Change CAVOK visibility to 9999.0 metres Add the ability to control the turbine engines spin down factor Add the ability to set up the starter and acceleration times… Continue reading FlightGear Flight Simulator 2019.1 Released! (Ubuntu PPA)

FlightGear Flight Simulator 2018.3 Released with New Features

FlightGear 2018.3 was finally released with many exciting new features, enhancements and bugfixes including usability improvements to the launcher, better visuals for AI and MP aircraft. FlightGear 2018.3 release highlight according to the changelog: Flightplan loading within the launcher. Chinese, Russian and Italian translations for the launcher and UI Improved support for the state of… Continue reading FlightGear Flight Simulator 2018.3 Released with New Features

How to Install FlightGear 2018.2.1 in Ubuntu 18.04

FlightGear flight simulator 2018.2.1 was released more than a week ago. Now it’s finally made into PPA for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 16.04, and/or Ubuntu 14.04. FlightGear 2018.2.1 contains many exciting new features, enhancements and bugfixes, including improved support for addons, improvements to the YASim FDM, and user experience improvements to the launcher. Cessna… Continue reading How to Install FlightGear 2018.2.1 in Ubuntu 18.04

Flight Simulator FlightGear 2018.1 Released

The open-source flight simulator FlightGear 2018.1 now is available for download. Changes in FlightGear 2018.1 “Honolulu” include: Improved “Classic theme” with better fonts and colours Canvas MapStructure support for SlippyMaps, including VFRCharts, STAMEN, Various improvements to the Launcher Atmospheric Light Scattering renderer: extra volumetric vegetation layers for denser undergrowth Active Volcanos, including Kilauea, Stromboli, Etna,… Continue reading Flight Simulator FlightGear 2018.1 Released

Flight Simulator FlightGear 2017.3 Released [Ubuntu PPA]

The FlightGear flight simulator has reached the 2017.3 release earlier today with a huge list of changes. Though it’s not official announced at the moment, FlightGear 2017.3 features following changes according to the changelog: Aircraft: detailed Carrier USS Harry Truman and escort group, with many animated elements, using experimental wave motion Multiple flightplans fixed and… Continue reading Flight Simulator FlightGear 2017.3 Released [Ubuntu PPA]