Flight Planning Resources

Planning and Tracking

Link to FlightAware.com - Flight Tracking and More

FlightAware is a very popular real-world flight tracking tool. It is free to use, but does offer additional features to 'premium' members. It can be used for looking up real-world routing used be airlines.

Link to FltPlan.com - General Aviation Flight Planning

FltPlan.com assists pilots with building flight plans, and generating navigation logs. For real-world flights, FltPlan.com can work with the FAA to assist pilots with pre-filing their flights.

Link to FuelPlanner.com - Aviation Fuel Planner

FuelPlanner.com is a free site that provides Fuel Planning assisting for Flight Simulation. They have specific forumulas for fuel usage on the PMDG 737 series.

VATSIM Related Services

Link to VATSIM

VATSIM, the Virtual Air Traffic Simulation network is the preferred network for multi-player flying online. Join hundreds of other pilots and real-time air traffic control operators in the virtual skies.

Link to Vataware

Vataware provides real-time stats, flight-tracking and history about traffic on the VATSIM network.

Link to Simroutes

SimRoutesis a free flight-planning tool that works with the VATSIM network, and has the capability to assist pilots with pre-filing flight plans with VATSIM.

 Southwest Virtual Recent Flights

Flight # From To Pilot
1657 KTPA   KDEN J. Allen
234 KMSP   KMKE H. Silk
1247 KALB   KTPA P. Keenan
438 KTPA   KMDW C. Coffua
565 KBNA   KSAN R. Teran
285 KBDL   KTPA C. Coffua
1921 KATL   KRSW R. Walls
448 KHOU   KBHM I. Davis
5990 KBHM   KTPA J. Allen
1535 KLGA   KBNA R. Teran
1012 KDEN   KMDW G. Bowman
319 MMUN   KFLL V. Acres
945 KFLL   KMCO J. Dobson
632 KDAL   KDEN G. Bowman

 Crew Base Flights This Month

Crew Base Number of Flights Hours Flown
Houston 46 90.1
Las Vegas 36 83.1
Dallas 29 81.9
Chicago Midway 28 51.8
Denver 27 75.6
Baltimore 24 48.6
NorCal 12 23.4
Orlando 10 17.0
Phoenix 7 14.2
Unknown 1 1.7

 Southwest Virtual Top Landings

Flight # Landing Rate Landing Speed Pilot
1927 -1.00 fpm 116.00 kts J. Allen
574 -1.00 fpm 120.00 kts D. Burgess
4048 -1.00 fpm 116.00 kts R. Lamison
1 -1.00 fpm 118.00 kts R. Lamison
2099 -1.00 fpm 110.00 kts R. Curtiss
617 -1.00 fpm 106.00 kts R. Hensley
Link to VATSIM
Link to simBrief
Link to Flight Awere
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