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Dear Engineers,

In this video, I go over thoroughly, the process to install FlightGear and to connect MATLAB to it. FlightGear is an open source flight simulator which is used for the simulation of aircraft dynamics. It is a very powerful tool used in the aerospace industry worldwide.

In this tutorial, I cover:

1) Setting up FlightGear
2) Installing new aircraft
3) Connecting MATLAB to FlightGear (in full step by step detail)

I would sincerely like to thank a PhD graduate from Georgia Institute of Technology, in helping me extensively with this process: His contact information is:

Imon Chakraborty, Ph.D.,

Research Engineer II,
Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory,
School of Aerospace Engineering,
Georgia Institute of Technology,
Atlanta, GA 30332, USA

LINKS USED IN THE VIDEO:

FlightGear: http://www.flightgear.org/download/

MATLAB Compatibility: https://www.mathworks.com/help/aeroblks/release-notes.html?requestedDomain=www.mathworks.com

New Aircraft: http://mirrors.ibiblio.org/flightgear/ftp/

Code Tutorial: http://www-mdp.eng.cam.ac.uk/web/CD/engapps/flightgear/getstart.pdf

MY CODE:
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SET FG_ROOT=C:Program FilesFlightGeardata
SET FG_SCENERY=C:Program FilesFlightGeardataScenery;C:Program FilesFlightGearscenery;C:Program FilesFlightGearterrasync
.\binwin64fgfs –aircraft=HL21 –fdm=null –enable-auto-coordination –native-fdm=socket,in,30,localhost,5502,udp –fog-disable –enable-clouds3d –start-date-lat=2004:06:01:09:00:00 –enable-sound –visibility=15000 –in-air –prop:/engines/engine0/running=true –disable-freeze –airport=KMIA –runway=06 –altitude=8000 –heading=0 –offset-distance=0 –offset-azimuth=0 –enable-rembrandt
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Thank you for watching! Do not hesitate to leave your questions in the comments below, or DM me.

Best wishes,
Vin