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Articles with tag 'FlightGear'

New Huey UH-1H for FlightGear has been released

New Huey UH-1H for FlightGear has been released

You can now fly an updated version of the legendary UH-1H on the open source sim. And yes, it is a free model, courtesy of FGUK.

Version 1.1 of the Gazelle out for FlightGear

Version 1.1 of the Gazelle out for FlightGear

For those that use this somewhat unknown sim, there’s a new version of the Gazelle out that brings a few new features and fixes.

Eurocopter EC-145 1.2 for FlightGear released

Eurocopter EC-145 1.2 for FlightGear released

The EC-145 for FlightGear was just updated and brought to version 1.2. The model not only brings some cosmetic improvements but also updates to its systems.

FGUK is hosting the Ecuadorian Volcano Cruise

FGUK is hosting the Ecuadorian Volcano Cruise

Our friends over at FlightGear UK are hosting an event this Saturday, January 14th. The event is called the FlightNight - Ecuadorian Volcano Cruise and, you guessed it, will take you to Ecuador.
A look into the future: the FGUK Gazelle for FlightGear

A look into the future: the FGUK Gazelle for FlightGear

One of FlightGear’s criticism is the lack of realistic helicopters. Fortunately, one of the strengths of this sim is the amazing community of dedicated people around it that, using the tools that already exist and allow it to be a great sim with great potential. The first big effort to bring the sim into the spotlight is the FGUK Gazelle for FlightGear. Here’s what they have to say about it.
The best helicopter simulator

The best helicopter simulator

One of the first questions we usually hear from those that wish to enter the helicopter flight simulation hobby is pretty standard: what is the best helicopter simulator? Given all the market has to offer, this is quite a hard question to answer.

Introduction to FlightGear

Introduction to FlightGear

What we’re hoping for here is that this will be a series of articles exploring the Open Source alternative to the commercial Flight Sims out there: FlightGear. Not being commercially funded it might not quite be as polished straight out of the box (there’s also no box)  as you’re used to and hopefully we’ll be able to help with that as well as guide you through installing, configuring and finding the real gems within the community which give you a truly free Flight Sim experience. We'll start with an introduction to FlightGear.

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