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
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3123 KLAX   KPHX T. Pepe
24 KHOU   KDAL J. Dobson
3165 KMDW   KSTL H. Silk
344 KAUS   KBWI J. Holt
2154 KLAS   KDEN J. Stayton
712 KABQ   KMDW V. Acres
325 KATL   KSAN R. Teran
1239 MDPC   KATL R. Teran
172 KMDW   KBUF D. Allen
547 KSMF   KSEA J. Carey
5555 KOAK   KLAS J. Stayton
2137 KMSP   KMCI J. Allen
520 KMSY   KHOU J. Dobson

 Crew Base Flights This Month

Crew Base Number of Flights Hours Flown
Houston 33 51.9
Las Vegas 28 55.8
Baltimore 17 33.8
Denver 13 31.5
Orlando 12 18.4
Dallas 12 33.6
NorCal 9 16.9
Chicago Midway 6 13.5
Phoenix 6 15.8

 Southwest Virtual Top Landings

Flight # Landing Rate Landing Speed Pilot
233 -1.00 fpm 126.00 kts D. Burgess
1927 -1.00 fpm 122.00 kts R. Hensley
1927 -1.00 fpm 116.00 kts J. Allen
4048 -1.00 fpm 116.00 kts R. Lamison
1413 -1.00 fpm 114.00 kts R. Copping
763 -1.00 fpm 116.00 kts R. Walls
Link to VATSIM
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Link to Flight Awere
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