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Downloads of v 2020.3.19:


Last Update:

18 Oct 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • FlightGear Team


flightgear flight simulator game admin foss cross-platform


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2020.3.19 | Updated: 18 Oct 2023



Downloads of v 2020.3.19:



Software Author(s):

  • FlightGear Team

FlightGear 2020.3.19

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exemption:

Dependencies require reboot, therefore exemption required


Scan Testing Exemption for this package version only:

Package contains file(s) too big to be uploaded to VirusTotal!

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install FlightGear, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade FlightGear, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall FlightGear, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade flightgear -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade flightgear -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install flightgear
    name: flightgear
    version: '2020.3.19'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'flightgear' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2020.3.19'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller flightgear
    Name     = "flightgear"
    Version  = "2020.3.19"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'flightgear':
  ensure   => '2020.3.19',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 18 Oct 2023.


FlightGear is an open-source flight simulator.
It supports a variety of popular platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.) and is developed by skilled volunteers from around the world.
Source code for the entire project is available and licensed under the GNU General Public License.

The goal of the FlightGear project is to create a sophisticated and open flight simulator framework for use in research or academic environments,
pilot training, as an industry engineering tool, for DIY-ers to pursue their favorite interesting flight simulation idea,
and last but certainly not least as a fun, realistic, and challenging desktop flight simulator.


  • If kb2919355 hasn't been installed previously,
    and you are running on Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2.
    Then it must be installed and a reboot must occur before trying to install FlightGear.
    Otherwise installation may fail.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$version = '2020.3.19'
$softwareName = "FlightGear v$version"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName = 'flightgear'
  fileType    = 'exe'
  url         = 'https://sourceforge.net/projects/flightgear/files/release-2020.3/FlightGear-2020.3.19.exe/download'

  softwareName = $softwareName

  silentArgs   = '/VERYSILENT'
  validExitCodes = @(0)

$key = UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName

if ($key) {
  Write-Host "FlightGear $version is already installed. Skipping download and installation."
} else {
  Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName = 'flightgear'

$uninstalled = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName 'FlightGear*'

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | ForEach-Object {
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName = $packageName
      fileType    = 'exe'
      silentArgs  = '/VERYSILENT'
      validExitCodes= @(0)
      file          = "$($_.UninstallString)"

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | ForEach-Object {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
FlightGear 2020.3.18 176 Tuesday, March 21, 2023 Approved
FlightGear 2020.3.17 133 Tuesday, November 22, 2022 Approved
FlightGear 2020.3.13 239 Thursday, March 31, 2022 Exempted
FlightGear 2020.3.12 137 Friday, February 4, 2022 Exempted
FlightGear 2020.3.11 196 Wednesday, August 4, 2021 Exempted
FlightGear 2020.3.9 123 Monday, June 14, 2021 Exempted
FlightGear 2020.3.8 203 Monday, April 5, 2021 Approved
FlightGear 2020.3.6 182 Monday, January 25, 2021 Approved
FlightGear 2020.3.5 160 Tuesday, December 22, 2020 Approved
FlightGear 2020.3.4 137 Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Approved
FlightGear 2020.3.2 160 Friday, November 6, 2020 Approved
FlightGear 2018.3.6 189 Monday, August 10, 2020 Approved
FlightGear 2018.3.5 154 Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Approved
FlightGear 2016.4.1 1012 Thursday, November 24, 2016 Approved
FlightGear 3.4.0 665 Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Approved
FlightGear 3.2.0 751 Sunday, October 19, 2014 Approved
FlightGear 470 Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Approved
FlightGear 3.0.0 568 Tuesday, February 18, 2014 Approved
FlightGear 2.12.1 499 Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Approved
FlightGear 539 Monday, September 23, 2013 Approved
FlightGear 2.12.0 497 Saturday, September 21, 2013 Approved
FlightGear 563 Friday, May 24, 2013 Approved

Discussion for the FlightGear Package

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  • This discussion is only about FlightGear and the FlightGear package. If you have feedback for Chocolatey, please contact the Google Group.
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  • Tell us what you love about the package or FlightGear, or tell us what needs improvement.
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