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FlightGear 2.10 Lands New Features & Enhancements

Gaming

Published on 19 February 2013 09:57 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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FlightGear 2.10 was released today as the newest feature-release of this leading open-source flight simulator. This sixteen-year-old open-source project now features more than 400 aircraft and a world-wide scenery database.

Highlights to FlightGear 2.10 include improved usability, a fully-scriptable 2D rendering system, and better terrain rendering. There's also improved modularization, atmospheric light scattering, improved performance, better internationalization support, Rembrandt renderer improvements, AI improvements, and much more. An extensive list of FLightGear 2.10 changes can be found from their Wiki-based change-log.

Other FlightGear 2.10 details can be found by visiting FlightGear.org and watching the two FlightGear 2.10 videos embedded below.


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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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