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Pilot a plane through the skies

List of Flight simulation games[edit]

This is a list of free/libre flight simulation games:



Game Screenshot Last Release Genres Description
FlightGear FlightGear-787.jpg 2021-07-28 Flight simulator
FlightGear
FlightGear-787.jpg
FlightGear
GenreFlight simulator
Latest release2020.3.11  (Announcement)
Release dateJuly 28th, 2021
DeveloperWolfram Kuss, Vassilii Khachaturov, Norman Vine, Jon S. Berndt, Cameron Moore,Durk Talsma, Curtis Olson, Bernie Bright, Tony Peden, and Alex Perry
Code licenseGPL
Media licenseGPL
EngineOpenSceneGraph
P. languageC++, C
LibraryPLIB
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FlightGear is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.
Available as a package in:  
Slackware logo.svg Slackware: FlightGear 
Archlinux-icon-crystal-64.svg Arch AUR: flightgear 
Openlogo-debianV2.svg Debian: flightgear 
Fedora logo.svg Fedora: FlightGear  
Gentoo Linux logo matte.svg Gentoo: games-simulation/flightgear 
UbuntuCoF.svg Ubuntu: flightgear 
OpenSUSE Logo.svg OpenSUSE: FlightGear 
Flatpak logo.png Flatpak: org.flightgear.FlightGear 
Snapcraft-logo.svg Snap: flightgear 
24px FreeBSD: flightgear

FlightGear is a 3D flight simulation game. The entire game is licensed under the GNU General Public License.[1][2] It is also sold on 3 DVDs. It is written in the C++ [3] and C [4] programming languages.

The project was started in 1996, with its first release in 1997.

Thunder&Lightning TnL.jpg 2007-11-10 Flight simulation, RTS
Flight simulation games
TnL.jpg
Thunder&Lightning version 070827
GenreFlight simulation, RTS
Latest release071111
Release dateNovember 10, 2007
DeveloperJonas Eschenburg
Code licenseGPL
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Flight simulation games is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.

Thunder&Lightning, or short TnL, is a futuristic flight simulation and real-time strategy game inspired by Carrier Command created by Jonas Eschenburg. It is licensed under GPL.[5]

The latest version is 071111, released on November 10, 2007.[6]

Search and Rescue Search-And-Rescue.jpg 2011-08-07 Flight simulation
Search and Rescue
Search-And-Rescue.jpg
GenreFlight simulation
Latest release1.4.0
Release date2011-08-07
DeveloperWolfPack Entertainment
Code licenseGPL[7]
Media licenseGPL[8]
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Search and Rescue is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.

Search and Rescue is a 3D helicopter-based air rescue flight simulator game written by WolfPack Entertainment. The latest version of the game is 1.4.0 released on 2011-08-07. It is licensed under GPL.[9]

It has simple, not very realistic, controls, and is mission-based.

SABRE SABRE 0.2.4b.png 1999 Flight Simulation
Flight simulation games
SABRE 0.2.4b.png
SABRE 0.2.4b
GenreFlight Simulation
Latest release0.2.4b
Release date1999
DevelopersDan Hammer, Antti Barck,
the xpm file in Debian contributed by Robert Cleaver Ancell
Code licenseGPL
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Flight simulation games is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.
A screenshot from Debian

SABRE is a fighter plane simulator for X11 or svgalib, which takes place in the Korean war.[10] The latest version of the game is 0.2.4b in 1999.

Vertigo (game) Vertigo 0007.gif 2002-04-10 Flight simulator
Vertigo
Vertigo 0007.gif
Vertigo
GenreFlight simulator
Latest release0.26
Release dateApril, 10th 2002
DeveloperAnton Norup Sørensen
Code licenseGNU GPL
P. languageC
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Vertigo is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.
This article is about the game. For the person, see Vertigo (person).

Vertigo is a flight simulator written by Anton Norup Sørensen. It is written in the C programming language.

The last version, 0.26, was released in April 2002. No further development is done.[11] The source is licensed under the GNU GPL, while the binaries are freeware and cannot be sold.[12]

GL-117 Gl-117.png March 12th, 2005 Combat flight simulation
GL-117
Gl-117.png
GenreCombat flight simulation
Latest release1.3.2  (Announcement)
Release dateMarch 12th, 2005
DevelopersThomas Drexl; Jean-Marc Le Peuvedic, Eugene Andreeschev, Eric Cheung; Piotr Pawlow, Louens Veen, Arne Reiners, Norbert Drexl, James Stone; Bernhard Kaindl, Cedric Delfosse, others[13]
Code licenseGPLv2[14]
Media licenseGPLv2[14]
LibrariesGLUT, SDL
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GL-117 is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.

GL-117 is a combat flight simulator by Thomas Drexl and others. The latest version is 1.3.2.

ACM ACM.png 2020-04-16 Flight simulation games
ACM
ACM.png
GenreFlight simulation games
Latest release6.0
Release date2020-04-16
DevelopersRiley Rainey, Umberto Salsi
Code licenseGPLv2[15]
Media licenseGPLv2
P. languageC
LibrariesALSA, Tk
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ACM is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.

ACM is a multiplayer flight simulator. Several civilian and military aircraft and two scenes are included. The game works without a server, the clients communicate using IEEE Distributed Interactive Simulation protocol (DIS).

Airrace Airrace.png 6th of December 2010 Flight simulator
Flight simulation games
Airrace.png
GenreFlight simulator
Latest release0.1
Release date6th of December 2010
DeveloperDimitris Papavasiliou
Code licenseGPL
Media licenseGPL
P. languageLua
LibrariesOpenGL, OpenAL, Gtk+, MagickWand
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Flight simulation games is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.

Airrace is a proof-of-concept app for the Aviation flight simulator. Its aim is to provide some level of realism while still keeping things simple. In airrace you fly a light plane thru an obstacle course of pylons. There are 7 practice courses and 5 race tracks. Airrace runs on top of the Techne platform which is a general purpose, programmable, interactive, physical simulator and renderer. Airrace can take advantage of hardware acceleration but can also be run without it.

Combat Simulator Project Combat-Simulator-Project.png September 21, 2007 Flight Simulation
Combat Simulator Project
Combat-Simulator-Project.png
GenreFlight Simulation
Latest release0.2180
Release dateSeptember 21, 2007
Code licenseGPLv2
P. languageC++
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Combat Simulator Project is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.

Combat Simulator Project aka CSP is an aerial combat simulator. The latest version of the game is 0.2180 released on September 21, 2007.[16] It is primary written in the C++ programming language and is licensed under the GPLv2.[17]

RedShift Redshift - svn075 mapsets.png December 23th, 2006 Flight simulation game
Flight simulation games
Redshift - svn075 mapsets.png
GenreFlight simulation game
Latest release0.1.1
Release dateDecember 23th, 2006
DeveloperChristian Haag
Code licenseGPL version 2.0[18]
P. languageC
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Flight simulation games is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.

RedShift is a Flight simulation game in the spirit of GL-117, developed by Christian Haag.[19] The game is licensed under the GPL v2. The latest version of the game is 0.1.1 on December 23th, 2006.[20] It is written in the C programming language.

Search and Rescue II SaR2-Coast-Guard.jpg 2020-06-20 Flight simulation
Search and Rescue II
SaR2-Coast-Guard.jpg
GenreFlight simulation
Latest release2.5.0
Release date2020-06-20
Code licenseGPLv2
Media licenseGPLv2
P. languageC
LibrariesOpenAL, SDL2
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Search and Rescue II is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.
Available as a package in:  
Archlinux-icon-crystal-64.svg Arch AUR: sar2  
OpenSUSE Logo.svg OpenSUSE: sar2

Search and Rescue II is a 3D helicopter-based flight simulation game with missions to extinguish fires or rescue persons.

Fictional Air Combat FictionalAirCombat.jpg 2012-10-09
Flight simulation games
FictionalAirCombat.jpg
Screenshot of Fictional Air Combat
Latest release0.2.5  (Announcement)
Release dateOctober 9th, 2012
Code licenseGPL[21]
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Flight simulation games is a free game. This means that the source code is available to be studied, modified, and distributed. Most projects look for help with testing, documentation, graphics, etc., as well.

Fictional Air Combat is a flight simulator in the early development stages. It does not to simulate real aircraft or historical war scenarios, only fictional ones, hence the name. The game revolves around fighter aircraft.