FlightGear 3.4 Has Performance Improvements, New Aircraft
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 18 February 2015 at 04:27 PM EST. 9 Comments
LINUX GAMING --
FlightGear 3.4 was released yesterday as the latest version of this popular open-source flight simulator.

FlightGear 3.4 brings improved frame-rates, reduced memory occupancy for scenery titles, AI model improvements, SVG-based panel support, improving rendering of the runway and other lights under ALS, landing and spotlight support for ALS, and various other improvements to this open-source cross-platform flight simulator.

New and improved aircraft for FlightGear 3.4 includexs the Extra EA-500, North American P-51D Mustang, Cessna Citation II, and the F-14b.

More details on the FlightGear 3.4 release can be found at FlightGear.org.

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