FlightGear

FlightGear

Average User Rating:
2.0
out of 6 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.10.0.3
  • Total Downloads:
    31,378
  • Date Added:
    August 16, 2013
  • File Size:
    706.29MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    85
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/7

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  • 4 stars

    "Great, but takes some learning."

    June 12, 2011   |   By TysonKan

    Version: FlightGear 1.0

    Pros

    Pretty good graphics, hard to freeze a bogged down computer (THANK GOODNESS!!!), free, downloadable aircraft, you can be doing something else at the same time (it wont crash, etc.), realistic sounds & handling of aircraft.

    Cons

    Starting planes can be tricky / unrealistic (if only throttling up could start an aircraft), adding planes/locations is lacking much explanation, fighters are a bit laggy (if firing machine guns), multiplayer crashes on startup.

    Summary

    If you want realistic views and flight, but you don't mind doing some reading on http://www.flightgear.org/ (the project's website) about how to do many things, this is for you. If you want intense combat (or just something that shoots ^-^), pick-up-check-controls-and-go usage, or faster graphics try YS FLIGHT (you can get it at cnet for free) because this is really NOT for you.

    Absolute bottom line summary:

    There are a lot better flight simulators, but this one is pretty good.

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  • 4 stars

    "Good, 100% free, with great possibilities"

    October 30, 2009   |   By claudg1950

    Version: FlightGear 1.0

    Pros

    Many interesting lightweight homebuilt airplanes (Long-EZ, Quickie, Cri-Cri), ultralights and early planes. They all behave differently, as they should.

    Cons

    You cannot use it on a laptop; you need a standard keyboard or a flying stick. I don't know why engines don't start when plane is on the ground. Graphics are minimal, though adequate.

    Summary

    As someone formerly involved with the homebuilt movement I love flying all those UL and experimentals.
    Instructions are a little lacking: I haven't figured out yet how to start the engine (I have to set the plane "in the air" even though it is on the runway to get the engine running).
    Beyond the runway, graphics are merely a blurry representation.
    It took me some trying to get the extra planes installed.
    There are several intermediate screens that I still don't know what they are for. I just go trough them.

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  • 1 stars

    "Cheap and Nasty"

    September 28, 2009   |   By hogmeister

    Version: FlightGear 1.0

    Pros

    None! it's awful.

    Cons

    Graphics poor.Its 20 years out of date.
    Horrible thing!

    Summary

    Cheap and nasty, dont bother!

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  • 1 stars

    "Poor graphics, ultra basic."

    September 02, 2009   |   By benben101

    Version: FlightGear 1.0

    Pros

    It is small and very easy on the system resources.

    Cons

    It reminds me of the stuff you saw 20 years ago, too minimalist.
    Didn't find any manuals or explanations.

    Summary

    Maybe experienced pilots could use this, I can't tell, but it is useless for learing or entertainment.

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  • 1 stars

    "could not get it to load on my computer"

    August 29, 2009   |   By copejames82

    Version: FlightGear 1.0

    Pros

    nothing postive to say

    Cons

    nothing bad to say, didn't get to play ti

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  • 1 stars

    "Can't get to run on XP"

    June 20, 2009   |   By aastrotech

    Version: FlightGear 1.0

    Pros

    Looks like it could be good if it worked for me.

    Cons

    Earned the money to pay for flight lessons, took the flight lessons and got a private pilot's license in less time than I spent trying to get this to work on XP. Still won't work.

    Summary

    Can't get it to run on XP, 2.7 Ghz Intel proccessor, latest Open GL , 64 Mb graphics memory, latest fgrun. Many hours study of available manuals and online resources. Still trying.

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    What's new in version 2.10.0.3
    Version 2.10.0.3 improved modularization, performance, reduced memory occupancy, and Internationalization.
    General
    Publisher FlightGear
    Publisher web site http://www.flightgear.org/
    Release Date February 17, 2013
    Date Added August 16, 2013
    Version 2.10.0.3
    Category
    Category Games
    Subcategory Simulation
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 706.29MB
    File Name Setup FlightGear 2.10.0.3.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 31,378
    Downloads Last Week 85
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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