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FlightGear v2020.1 Released


The FlightGear development team is delighted to announce thev2020.1 release of FlightGear, the free, open-source flightsimulator. This new version contains many exciting new features,enhancements and bug fixes. Enhancements since 2019.1 include theinclusion of the Compositor graphical rendering framework as aseparate pre-built binary, better aircraft carrier support,improvements to both the JSBSim and YASim flight dynamics models,better view options, more efficient and better looking OpenStreetMapbuildings and translation of the UI into Polish. Major aircraftupdates include the Boeing 777, Airbus A320, Antonov AN-24, F-16,Piper J3 Cub, Saab JA37 Viggen, Piper PA28 Cherokee, Bombardier Q-400,Space Shuttle.

Founded in 1997, FlightGear is developed by a worldwide group ofvolunteers, brought together by a shared ambition to create the mostrealistic flight simulator possible that is free to use, modify anddistribute. FlightGear is used all over the world by desktop flightsimulator enthusiasts, for research in universities and forinteractive exhibits in museums.

FlightGear features more than 400 aircraft, a worldwide scenerydatabase, a multiplayer environment, detailed sky modelling, aflexible and open aircraft modelling system, varied networkingoptions, multiple display support, a powerful scripting language, andan open architecture. Best of all, being open-source, the simulator isowned by the community and everyone is encouraged to contribute.

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