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
4082 KTPA   KFLL S. Russell
481 KBWI   KSTL P. Hull
3023 KCLT   KMDW J. Dobson
630 KSNA   MMSD R. Walls
2484 KDEN   KSAN R. Teran
1100 KBWI   KDEN J. Holt
2329 KDAL   KMCI G. Bowman
4 KHOU   KDAL G. Bowman
2622 KLGA   KTPA S. Russell
5322 KLGB   KDEN R. Teran
2971 KDEN   KOMA S. Saakov
2918 KIND   KLAS B. LeBoeuf
1267 KMDW   KLGA S. Russell
5395 KLAS   KOAK J. Stayton

 Crew Base Flights This Month

Crew Base Number of Flights Hours Flown
Orlando 33 58.4
NorCal 33 61.8
Houston 30 58.0
Las Vegas 17 24.1
Baltimore 17 33.2
Phoenix 8 21.2
Dallas 7 18.9
Denver 7 12.5
Atlanta 4 7.5
Chicago Midway 2 0.0

 Southwest Virtual Top Landings

Flight # Landing Rate Landing Speed Pilot
3125 -1.00 fpm 112.00 kts D. Allen
1413 -1.00 fpm 114.00 kts R. Copping
935 -1.00 fpm 112.00 kts H. Domingues
1857 -1.00 fpm 108.00 kts J. Dobson
495 -1.00 fpm 136.00 kts D. Papargiris
175 -1.00 fpm 128.00 kts J. Stayton
Link to VATSIM
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Link to Flight Awere
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