Links

Here are some useful links - more links will be added regularly so check back often so you can have easy access to the best tools and resources we can find

 

Flight simulation tools, add-ons, freeware and payware:

Add-on's

http://simviation.com

http://www.fspilotshop.com

vrsimulations.com

http://www.rikoooo.com/en

http://www.flightsim.com

Avsim.com

http://library.avsim.net/index.php

Charts and airport details

http://skyvector.com/

http..//fltplan.com

Sim routes - route finder, flight plan fully integrated with VATSIM

http://www.simroutes.com/fb2/showplans.aspx


Network environments

- online flying simulation where thousands of other virtual pilots and air traffic controllers (ATC's) are enjoying together a virtual flying simulation as realistic as possible.

VATSIM

http://www.vatsim.net/

http://forums.vatsim.net - forums

http://vatna.net/ - for members located in North America

http://www.vatusa.net - for members located in USA

http://vataware.com/ - flight tracking history for vatsim - pilots hours


IVAO

http://www.ivao.aero/

http://forum.ivao.aero/

http://us.ivao.aero/ - for members located in USA


Other Useful Resources

 

Weight and Mass Conversion for fuel consumption from lbs. to kg, need it for pireps

http://www.unit-conversion.info/weight.html

 

ICAO aircraft type codes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ICAO_aircraft_type_designators

 

IATA aircraft codes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IATA_aircraft_type_designator

Aircraft specs, data, history and photos

http://www.airliners.net

List of airports by ICAO codes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ICAO_airport_code

 

List of airports by IATA code

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Air_Transport_Association_airport_code


ATC

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_traffic_control

 

Flight planning

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flight_planning

https://www.fltplan.com


Real World Flights Live flight tracking

http://flightaware.com/



Fun facts - for entertainment purpose, just have a look

 

Southwest airline flight attendant rapping the safety announcement

To see it, click here

 

 

 

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