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Important Information

Source Code Release: Version 3.4.0 (Updated February 17, 2015)

  • Download the latest FlightGear source code release:[Mirror 1] [Mirror 2] [Mirror 3]
  • Download the latest SimGear source code release. (Required)  Note: the SimGear version number must match FlightGear version number.
  • Download the latest base package release (1.1 Gb). (Includes Textures, models, data, aircraft, sample scenery, and config files):[Mirror 1] [Mirror 2] [Mirror 3]
  • Prerequisite: Open Scene Graph – An open source scene graph management and graphics effects library.  OSG version 3.0.1 or newer is recommended for best results.
  • Prerequisite: Boost – free peer-reviewed portable C++ source libraries. Boost v1.44 or newer is recommended. (A suitable version is included with many (most?) Linux distributions.)
  • Prerequisite: Glut (FreeGlut) – OpenGL Utility Toolkit (GLUT) library.
  • Prerequisite: OpenAL – We recommend OpenAl Soft 1.11.753 (or higher). Many current Linux distributions now include OpenAL Soft so check and you may already have this installed or available.
  • Prerequisite: plib – portability libraries and scene graph. You need plib-1.8.5 or newer to build FlightGear 3.2.0.
  • Documentation is included with the base package.

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