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Flightgear v0.9.8 released

Last updated Fri, 06 Apr 2018 18:26:55 GMT
Originally posted on Mon, 24 Jan 2005 19:52:26 GMT

The latest version of Flightgear, version 0.9.8 has been released.  For those of you who may not have heard of it, FlightGear is a complete open source Flight Simulator program that is available for download totally free of charge.The project was started by those who became disillusioned with modern commercial software and decided the time was right to develop a free alternative.  For more information, click on Read More.

This latest version includes support for many platforms including Windows, Max OS X,Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris and sgi. Features include real time weather downloads via the internet, 3D virtual cockpits and over 20,000 airports world-wide all free and all open coded.

To check out a full list of features, see screenshots or download the entire project, visit the FlightGear website here

Download iconDon't forget... We have a huge selection (over 24,000 files) of free mods and add-ons for FSX, P3D & X-Plane in the file library.  Files include aircraft, scenery, and utilities  All are free-to-download and use - you don't even need to register.  Browse on down to the file library here.

Ian Stephens

About Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation enthusiast also with a keen interest in aviation and technology.  Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available.  However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed. 

Ian has been writing for Fly Away Simulation for over 9 years.  Should you wish, you can contact Ian via email at


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