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
5483 KEWR   KPHX J. Holt
1333 KATL   KLGA J. Allen
1415 KLAX   KDEN R. Teran
973 KHOU   KLAS B. Brazeel
817 MRLB   KHOU B. Brazeel
2806 KPHX   KLAX R. Teran
1079 KMDW   KSDF G. Bowman
2086 KSNA   KPHX R. Teran
691 KHOU   MRLB B. Brazeel
1954 KLAS   KSNA R. Teran
1809 KPHX   KLAX R. Weaver
2960 KBWI   KTPA C. Coffua
1115 KHOU   MKJS G. Bowman
1809 KGEG   KPHX R. Weaver

 Crew Base Flights This Month

Crew Base Number of Flights Hours Flown
Houston 36 69.9
Las Vegas 28 61.3
Chicago Midway 20 42.5
Denver 17 42.6
Baltimore 17 33.3
Dallas 16 44.4
NorCal 10 17.5
Phoenix 6 13.0
Orlando 6 12.4
Unknown 1 1.7

 Southwest Virtual Top Landings

Flight # Landing Rate Landing Speed Pilot
2281 -1.00 fpm 106.00 kts R. Perez
1598 -1.00 fpm 120.00 kts G. Bowman
2645 -1.00 fpm 114.00 kts P. Hull
4024 -1.00 fpm 112.00 kts G. Bowman
1571 -1.00 fpm 126.00 kts D. Burgess
233 -1.00 fpm 126.00 kts D. Burgess
Link to VATSIM
Link to simBrief
Link to Flight Awere
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