I recently installed FlightGear flight simulator for Linux

http://www.flightgear.org/

For users who are not pilots FlightGear.org recommends reading about what it's like to become a real pilot.  They recommended this link at Gleim Publications.

Gleim Aviation: Learn to Fly: Introductory Flight

An introductory flight is an amazing opportunity for you to experience flying. Most flight schools and instructors charge a reduced rate for an introductory flight. Just call a local flight school and…