FlightGear 2020.3.12: New version of the flight simulator released

FlightGear 2020.3.12: New version of the flight simulator released

FlightGear 2020.3.12: New version of the flight simulator released

Just over a month ago, it was announced that a remake cool stable open source flight simulation game known as FlightGear had been released. This new version under the number «Flight Gear 2020.3.12» I include interesting and useful news. Which we will announce today, so that they do not remain unnoticed.

It is worth noting that a little over a year ago, we approach in depth and detail for the first time, this fabulous game in its previous stable version, that is, the version 2020.3.11. So today, we will only focus on their current news.

FlightGear: Sophisticated and professional open source flight simulator

FlightGear: Sophisticated and professional open source flight simulator

And as usual, before getting into today's topic, about a new update of a free and open game available for GNU/Linux, and more specifically about «Flight Gear 2020.3.12», we will leave for those interested the following links to some previous related posts. In such a way that they can easily explore them, if necessary, after finishing reading this publication:

“FlightGear is an open source flight simulator. Furthermore, it supports a variety of popular platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.) and is developed by qualified volunteers from all over the world. The source code of the entire project is available and licensed under the GNU General Public License.". FlightGear: Sophisticated and professional open source flight simulator

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FlightGear 2020.3.12: New improvements and fixes

FlightGear 2020.3.12: New improvements and fixes

What's new in FlightGear 2020.3.12 version

According to official version 20.3.12 release post, Of date 03/02/2022, these are the current news, covering minor bug fixes and improvements in several areas:

  • New Entries: Added items such as aircraft directory name validation, an extra antialiasing step (8x), a feature that allows aircraft to define custom fonts for osg::Text, and generic combined ALS procedure lights and Composer lights. And finally, new regional materials for Australia.
  • Fixes: From bugs in route finding for previews, and about basic meteorology producing invalid pressure altitudes. Fixed a bug in the sound system presented when approaching the maximum distance range, a crash caused after a system reboot, a crash when the aircraft's AI has an invalid target track, and a map structure bug in the RTE layer. Also, a fix was made to the --view-offset property to use the correct property. And finally, the HUD was fixed, to make the vertical indicators look the same as the horizontal ones.
  • Improvements: Made improvements to Russian and Spanish translations, weather dialog, Property Browser, to show folder values ​​in verbose mode; and in Route Manager, to select the correct waypoint when there are duplicate waypoints. And finally, the AI ​​traffic programs have been updated and new AI models have been added.

Important notice

In addition, on this version the following has been done important announcement:

"For users taking advantage of our Swift integration to fly VATIM, please note that there is currently an incompatibility with VATSIM servers until some additional updates are made to FlightGear: so there will be a 2020.3.13 release in the near future. weeks, which restores compatibility with Swift."

For more information, about this and other future announcements we recommend periodically visiting your Official Web site, its Wiki y Blog. Also, from their official website at SourceForge. Whereas, if you want to download and try it out, you can do so directly on your Download section.

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In short, as we can see, «Flight Gear 2020.3.12» it is cool update, full of useful improvements. What surely they will do, that said game remains one of the few open source flight simulators, which is really fun. In addition, to be highly formative and educational. We hope that new updates continue to be developed and released regularly, so that its user community continues to grow steadily.

We hope that this publication is very useful for the entire «Comunidad de Software Libre, Código Abierto y GNU/Linux». And don't forget to comment on it below, and share it with others on your favorite websites, channels, groups or communities of social networks or messaging systems. Finally, visit our home page at «FromLinux» to explore more news, and join our official channel Telegram from DesdeLinux.

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