Aircraft Flight simulator

elmo elmo at
Wed Jul 30 13:25:47 UTC 2008

Chris Mohler wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 4:13 PM, elmo <elmo at> wrote:
>> Using Synaptic Package Manager,  I tried installing something called ACM
>> but all it displays looks like an airport runway but it shows no
>> aircraft or any kind of activity.  From what I can tell it's some kind
>> of Windows aerial combat program that is supposed to work in UBUNTU.
>> Is there an aircraft  flight  simulator for UBUNTU where  you  have
>> control  of  an aircraft  from  take off  to landing and possibly combat
>> with another aircraft?
> flightgear is in the repositories.  I don't think it has combat
> though, and I haven't tried it in a year or so.  You will need a
> decent 3D card for fg.
> A quick search turned up these - I haven't tried any of them out though:
> gl-117 - An action flight simulator
> gl-117-data - Data files for gl-117
> sabre - fighter plane simulator for svgalib
> sabre-common - data for the SABRE fighter plane simulator
> searchandrescue - fly aircraft to search (for) and rescue people in distress
> xsabre - fighter plane simulator for X11
> Chris
OK, got "flighgear installed and it has possibilities. I'll have to get
familiar with all the controls.

Now will work on the others,
sabre, etc.

TU, elmo

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