FlightGear - Flight Simulator

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FlightGear is a flight-simulator created by an international group of volunteers. The goal of the FlightGear project is to create a sophisticated and open flight simulator framework for use in research or academic environments, pilot training, as an industry engineering tool.




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The FlightGear Flight Simulator project is a free, open-source, multi-platform, flight simulator. FlightGear has been used for desktop simulation, engineering simulations, faa certified simulators, university research, and the aerospace industry.

JSBSim Flight Dynamics Model


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FlightGear Mac OS X is a Mac version of FlightGear, a multi-platform open-source flight simulator that provides very realistic flight experience on your computer. By installing a package you can fly around the world in the comfort of your own home.

SimConnect Config Tool

  •    DotNet

This little tool allows Flight Simulator X users to easily edit and setup their SimConnect configuration, e.g. in order to enable or disable remote applications such as FSXGET to connect to Flight Simulator X.

Virtual Air

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Multiplayer framework for flight simulators. Based on Mamp;S HLA 1.3 standards. Provides a 3D air traffic visualization tool and HLA plug-ins for FlightGear, Microsoft Flight Simulator X and X-Plane.

FSX Google Earth Tracker

  •    DotNet

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a32nx - The A32NX Project is a community driven open source project to create a free Airbus A320neo in Microsoft Flight Simulator that is as close to reality as possible

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RedShift Flight Simulator

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baldr - A simple graphical flight simulator for quadcopter UAVs.

  •    Python

An open source flight simulator for aerial drones written entirely in Python. This is currently a Linux-only project. baldr is an extension for the MORSE robotics simulator: https://www.openrobots.org/wiki/morse/. Here's a short video demonstration of v1.0: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0st4ma6SF8Y&feature=youtu.be.



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FsxWs - WebServices for Microsoft FSX


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jFlightLog is a flight logbook for MS Flight Simulator 2004. Beside flight informations, which may be imported from savegames, it also automaticaly collects screenshots from the system clipboard during flights. Java Runtime Version 1.4 or higher needed.

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