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Flightgear being sold as "ProFlightSimulator"

Postby mikejtim » Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:49 pm

Is Flightgear being plagiarised and sold as ProFlightSimulator for USD96.00 ? I downloaded it and got quite a surprise!
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Re: Flightgear being sold as "ProFlightSimulator"

Postby PINTO » Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:52 pm

Yup. It sucks, but nothing can be done about it as FlightGear is licensed GPL, and it's technically legal.

http://wiki.flightgear.org/Pro_Flight_Simulator
http://www.flightgear.org/help/flightgear-flight-pro-sim-statement/
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http://opredflag.com is an active flightgear dogfighting community (using a system that isn’t bombable)
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Re: Flightgear being sold as "ProFlightSimulator"

Postby curt » Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:53 pm

We have an official flight pro sim statement here:

http://www.flightgear.org/help/flightge ... statement/
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Re: Flightgear being sold as "ProFlightSimulator"

Postby oscar6662 » Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:27 am

I also paid for "flightsimulator 2015"

Or FG. He he
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Re: Flightgear being sold as "ProFlightSimulator"

Postby D-ECHO » Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:04 am

@mikejtim, as far as I know what proflightsim sells is an outdated version of flightgear, so you better get the newest one (free, for sure ;)) from flightgear.org
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Re: Flightgear being sold as "ProFlightSimulator"

Postby blcjr » Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:52 am

When I wanted to get back into flight simulation a few weeks ago (out of the hobby for over a decade, MSFS 2999 or 2992 is where I left off) I looked around for what was available and saw this fantastic "new" flight simulator. So I googled it, to learn more about it. And it didn't take much to learn that it was old version of FG. So I went for the real thing. But many have probably been taken in by this scam.
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