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
682 KTPA   KRDU D. Allen
558 KJAX   KMDW D. Allen
2682 KMDW   MDPC C. Jacobs
1753 KDEN   KMDW C. Jacobs
925 KFLL   KDEN C. Jacobs
921 KEWR   KFLL C. Jacobs
51 KOKC   KDAL D. George
910 KDAL   KOKC D. George
2747 KELP   KLAS P. Keenan
2228 KHOU   TNCA M. Marx
1795 KMCO   KISP J. Mammolito
468 KPHX   KSAN R. Teran
5224 KSNA   KPHX R. Teran
1464 KBWI   KPVD J. Dobson

 Crew Base Flights This Month

Crew Base Number of Flights Hours Flown
Chicago Midway 28 48.0
Las Vegas 26 48.4
Houston 24 42.2
Baltimore 22 30.4
Denver 17 49.3
NorCal 10 17.8
Dallas 10 18.8
Orlando 10 16.8
Phoenix 7 12.9

 Southwest Virtual Top Landings

Flight # Landing Rate Landing Speed Pilot
2323 -1.00 fpm 130.00 kts J. Stayton
1857 -1.00 fpm 108.00 kts J. Dobson
617 -1.00 fpm 106.00 kts R. Hensley
574 -1.00 fpm 120.00 kts D. Burgess
2645 -1.00 fpm 114.00 kts P. Hull
4048 -1.00 fpm 116.00 kts R. Lamison
Link to VATSIM
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Link to Flight Awere
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