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
3156 KPWM   KBWI R. Copping
1629 KHOU   KHRL J. John
1589 KBOS   KBWI C. Boyd
1079 KFLL   KBNA J. Berrios
1285 KLAX   KPHX F. Thomas
3069 KMDW   KSAN C. Coffua
2236 KTPA   KIND R. Smith Jr
5212 KATL   KBOS C. Boyd
6145 KDCA   KPVD D. Papargiris
1636 KABQ   KDEN J. Dobson
2800 KPVD   KMDW C. Coffua
1976 KSFO   KSAN R. Weaver
1264 KDAL   KFLL J. Berrios
3645 KBWI   KPVD C. Coffua

 Crew Base Flights This Month

Crew Base Number of Flights Hours Flown
Houston 43 70.7
Las Vegas 30 46.5
Baltimore 26 50.4
Chicago Midway 25 46.1
Orlando 13 20.0
Denver 11 24.3
NorCal 10 18.1
Phoenix 10 15.3
Dallas 9 24.0

 Southwest Virtual Top Landings

Flight # Landing Rate Landing Speed Pilot
1927 -1.00 fpm 116.00 kts J. Allen
1571 -1.00 fpm 126.00 kts D. Burgess
1598 -1.00 fpm 120.00 kts G. Bowman
233 -1.00 fpm 126.00 kts D. Burgess
449 -1.00 fpm 106.00 kts G. Bowman
4024 -1.00 fpm 112.00 kts G. Bowman
Link to VATSIM
Link to simBrief
Link to Flight Awere
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