Flight Planning Tools

Different tools for flight planning, for learning, and for flight sim in general

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Flight Plan Construction

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simBrief

Dispatching system giving you a complete flight plans - featuring detailed fuel planning, weather forecasts, current NOTAMs, ETOPS calculations, and much more.

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FlightAware.com

This is an amazing site. Submit dep/arr airports and this site returns the last actual real world routings. US based but will provide international flights to and from the US also.

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CheckWX

Weather info at airports - with METAR, TAF, trends and historical graphs, timezone (incl sunrise/sunset for finding the golden hour!)

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Creating FMC routes

How to find real world routes and plates

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Density Altitude Calculator

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Fltplan.com

Fltplan.com is an excellent resource actually used for real world flight planning, however is available for us simmers as well. You have to register (don't worry it's free) but it's well worth it! This is the best site to find USA Government Preferred routing.

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FS Build.com

Another highly recommended payware flight planning utility

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FS Navigator

Free tool for flight planning with many features.

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GoodWay Flight Planner

Freeware flight planner software for X-Plane, FMS exporter for X-Plane. Shareware version also available with extra features.

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NOAA's National Weather Service

METARs and TAFs worldwide

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Real World Flightplan Database

Database with more than 65,000 flightplans contributed by other users. Free, but requires registration.

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Route Finder

Route Finder is a simple user interface to generate flight plans around the world (not entered and verified by any human as I understand it)

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United Kingdom Standard Route Document

An absolute must to ensure your UK flights route 100% correctly either within UK airspace or to/from UK entry/exit points

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VATSIM Brazil flight plan centre

ICAO based, this system will show all real airlines RPL - Repetitive Flight Plans

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VATSIM Who's Online

See which ATC controllers are online.

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vroute.info

Great online flying tool for flight planning etc.

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Other Flight Planning

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Understanding Aviation Charts

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Oceanic Flights and Planning

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Other Flight Simulator Links

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