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All general support: help on flying, installation, hardware, getting online etc. There are lots of users and developers to help you out.
Forum rules
In order to help you, we need to know a lot of information. Make sure to include answers to at least the following questions in your initial post.

- what OS (Windows Xp/Vista, Mac etc.) are you running?
- what FlightGear version do you use?
- what graphics card do you have?
- does the problem occur with any aircraft, at any airport?
- where did you download your aircraft/scenery from?
- is there any output printed to the console (black window)?
- copy&paste your commandline (tick the "Show commandline box on the last page of FGRun or the "Others" section on the Mac launcher).

If you experience FlightGear crashes, please report a bug using the issue tracker (can be also used for feature requests).
To run FlightGear on old computers with bad OpenGL support, please take a look at this wiki article.

Note: If you did not get a reponse, even after 7 days, you may want to check out the FlightGear mailing lists to ask your question there.
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    Joysticks, pedals, monitors.
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    2812 Posts
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    524 Posts
    Last post by Richard View the latest post
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    FGRun is a graphical frontend to run FlightGear.
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    752 Posts
    Last post by wkitty42 View the latest post
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  • FGCom
    FGCom is a realtime voice communication system specially designed for FlightGear.
    133 Topics
    1474 Posts
    Last post by mickybadia View the latest post
    Sat May 26, 2018 7:43 am
  • Atlas
    Atlas is an addon that lets FlightGear users display a real-time "moving-map" of their flight.
    119 Topics
    999 Posts
    Last post by ToR View the latest post
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    A launcher for FlightGear.
    51 Topics
    189 Posts
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  • OpenRadar
    OpenRadar is a standalone radar screen which connects to the FlightGear multiplayer servers. It is currently being developed.
    145 Topics
    1171 Posts
    Last post by benih View the latest post
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  • ATC-pie
    ATC-pie is a radar air traffic control simulation program for the FlightGear multi-player network.
    92 Topics
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