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
1780 KSMF   KPHX S. Russell
378 KAUS   KBNA W. Gil
1821 KDAL   KAUS W. Gil
142 KLAX   KSLC J. Allen
142 KLAX   KSLC G. Bowman
39 KLAX   KSLC P. Hull
39 KLAX   KSLC J. Sokoloff
1419 KGEG   KSMF S. Russell
2894 KLGA   KMDW V. Acres
368 KPHX   KONT R. Teran
1691 KLAS   KPHX R. Teran
1874 KBOI   KGEG S. Russell
1696 KSAN   KLAS R. Teran
311 KTPA   KATL J. Dobson

 Crew Base Flights This Month

Crew Base Number of Flights Hours Flown
NorCal 48 83.2
Houston 47 94.0
Las Vegas 26 40.2
Orlando 26 52.0
Dallas 20 51.9
Denver 13 26.4
Phoenix 12 24.6
Baltimore 12 18.8
Chicago Midway 8 8.6
Atlanta 6 14.0

 Southwest Virtual Top Landings

Flight # Landing Rate Landing Speed Pilot
2281 -1.00 fpm 106.00 kts R. Perez
4048 -1.00 fpm 116.00 kts R. Lamison
2099 -1.00 fpm 110.00 kts R. Curtiss
4838 -1.00 fpm 114.00 kts G. Bowman
1 -1.00 fpm 118.00 kts R. Lamison
2323 -1.00 fpm 130.00 kts J. Stayton
Link to VATSIM
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Link to Flight Awere
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