A package for aerospace simulation in Modelica

modelica, dymola, openmodelica, mat, fdm, aerospace, flight, dynamic, model
pip install PyOpenFDM==0.0.1


OpenFDM: An open source flight dynamics library for Modelica


  • OpenFDM Copyright (C) 2012 James Goppert, Jennifer Wu
  • License: GPL v3
  • This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions. For details see license.txt.


  • Modified MultiBody library used to fix linearization issues with the OpenModelica Compiler.
  • A modified OMPython is included that adds more error handling and a class wrapper, see the python directory.
  • A test suite is provided using python. It can be run using python nose. It must be run within the python directory.
cd python
nosetests -v


  • The scripts in the test directory can be run using omc. The project path must be appended to OPENMODELICALIBRARY. To run the script datcom.mos from the command line type:
OPENMODELICALIBRARY=$OPENMODELICALIBRARY:/path/to/openfdm omc +s test/Datcom.mos

Helper Scripts

  • run: Prepends openfdm path to OPENMODELICALIBRARY and runs a script.

  • term: Starts OMShell-terminal with the proper paths for OpenFDM.

  • omset: Sets the modelica path for svn or installed versions.