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
2698 KMDW   KCHS C. Coffua
136 KMDW   KCVG R. Copping
1691 KMSY   KTPA J. Moore
2288 KSEA   KMDW R. Copping
226 KDEN   KPHL A. Speight
286 KPHX   KSEA R. Copping
2733 KRNO   KDEN A. Speight
4010 KMDW   KMEM G. Bowman
3944 KLAS   KRNO R. Curtiss
362 KBWI   KHOU J. John
439 KDCA   KMDW C. Coffua
2808 KCHS   KBNA R. Teran
336 KBWI   KCHS R. Teran
339 KAUS   KBNA F. Nunez

 Crew Base Flights This Month

Crew Base Number of Flights Hours Flown
Houston 38 59.1
Las Vegas 28 42.0
Baltimore 21 43.0
Chicago Midway 17 30.1
Orlando 11 17.0
NorCal 10 18.1
Dallas 9 24.0
Denver 9 21.9
Phoenix 7 9.5

 Southwest Virtual Top Landings

Flight # Landing Rate Landing Speed Pilot
1413 -1.00 fpm 114.00 kts R. Copping
175 -1.00 fpm 128.00 kts J. Stayton
2323 -1.00 fpm 108.00 kts J. Moore
871 -1.00 fpm 126.00 kts R. Walls
2323 -1.00 fpm 130.00 kts J. Stayton
1571 -1.00 fpm 126.00 kts D. Burgess
Link to VATSIM
Link to simBrief
Link to Flight Awere
© 2004-2015 Michael Dugas, Southwest Virtual. Not affiliated with any other real-world airline. For flight simulation entertainment purposes only.
Southwest Airlines and associated images © Southwest Airlines, Inc. For information on Southwest Airlines, please visit the Southwest Airlines web site.