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FlightGear 2.6.0 Released

Last updated Sun, 23 Jun 2019 18:24:19 GMT
Originally posted on Thu, 01 Mar 2012 13:56:27 GMT

The FlightGear development team has released FlightGear 2.6.0, a free, open-source flight simulator.

FlightGear 2.6.0 includes several new features, enhancements, as well as bug fixes to the earlier version of the program. The main improvements from FlightGear v2.4.0 include improved usability, easier graphics tuning, less AI aircraft load times, and more sophisticated AI aircraft.

Air Bucharest aircraft in FlightGear.

Air Bucharest aircraft in FlightGear.

Founded 15 years ago by a team of volunteers, FlightGear has one common goal: to create superior, realistic flight simulator products that are free to users. FlightGear features a worldwide scenery database, more than 400 aircraft, a flexible aircraft modeling system and a powerful scripting language, among others. As a community-owned, open-source product, everyone can contribute, and the product is free.

For more information, and to download FlightGear 2.6.0 free, visit https://www.flightgear.org/news/flightgear-v2-6-0-released/

FlightGear is also available in our free flight simulator downloads section:
https://flyawaysimulation.com/downloads/98/free-flight-simulators/

FlightGear 2.6.0-RC1 Test Flight

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Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation industry expert with over 20 years of experience and also has 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 ian.stephens@flyawaysimulation.com.

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