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.

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400 KBWI   KDEN J. Mammolito
700 KBNA   KDCA C. Hamlin
2726 KTPA   KBDL M. Marx
708 KAUS   MMUN S. Sutherland
819 KMDW   KDCA S. Melo
12 KDEN   KBOI J. Dobson
1655 KCRP   KHOU M. Brodersen
1123 KLIT   KPHX C. Jacobs
277 KLAS   KLIT C. Jacobs
990 KLAS   KONT M. Rather

 Crew Base Flights This Month

Crew Base Number of Flights Hours Flown
Las Vegas 58 90.8
Baltimore 39 58.5
Houston 28 40.2
Denver 24 57.1
Dallas 16 37.3
Orlando 13 21.0
NorCal 11 19.7
Chicago Midway 9 19.3
Phoenix 7 15.6

 Southwest Virtual Top Landings

Flight # Landing Rate Landing Speed Pilot
4024 -1.00 fpm 112.00 kts G. Bowman
495 -1.00 fpm 136.00 kts D. Papargiris
1927 -1.00 fpm 122.00 kts R. Hensley
4838 -1.00 fpm 114.00 kts G. Bowman
871 -1.00 fpm 126.00 kts R. Walls
1571 -1.00 fpm 126.00 kts D. Burgess
Link to VATSIM
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Link to Flight Awere
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