Flight Planning Tools K - Z
Flight plans, navigation tools, charts, routes,  missions.
Navdata & Navigraph Richard Stefan's site has SID & STARS and worldwide airport and heliport charts and links. The Navdata is now provided in conjunction with Navigraph. NAVData Service
 Our Airports Open-data details of airports and heliports all over the world. Includes general pilot and passenger information and a direct link to a satellite view of each airport. Useful for general information. Our Airports
 Professional Flight Planner X PFPX is a new planner developed by real-world pilots and flightsimsoft.com. The aim of the program is to support the serious flight simmer to produce professional, complex, flight plans for their virtual schedules, setting new standards in virtual flight planning. Professional Flight Planner X
Brian Tooby's pilot's toolset provided as an automated Excel spreadsheet for helping flight planning, including fuel, navigation, aircraft data and much more. Also new Pilot's Assistant page packed with FS2002 & FS2004 tips. Pilot's Assistant
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Plan-G is a freeware VFR flight planning tool for FSX, FS9 and X-Plane. It features a map interface with rich topographical detail. Plans are fully editable. Can do the planning outside of FS. Detailed manual. V3 released with VATSIM support & radio stack.
PRO-ATC/X PRO-ATC/X by Pointsoft replaces and upgrades ATC in FSX. Its implemented Flight Planner is able to calculate a whole route simply by defining departure and destination airports. PRO-ATC/X also adds an active, customisable, co-pilot to assist you in your tasks. Pro ATC/X
@ Project Magenta
An effective moving map which features MSFS AI aircraft display, ILS display, worldwide navaid database, A/P heading lock on any VOR or ILS and more. Shareware. Demo available. FSX compatible. QuickMap
Radar Contact Award winning, popular, shareware, add-on adventure creator offering customised, realistic ATC for your flight from start to finish. Co-pilot can fly aircraft and handle communications. Supports other popular flight planners. For FS9 and FSX. Radar Contact
Routefinder is an online world-wide aeronautical database. Request a route between two points, and the program will find the shortest path and provide a simple flight plan. Route Finder
 SimBrief SimBrief is a virtual flight dispatch center. Registered users gain access to a web-based integrated dispatch system, generating in-depth flight plan packages containing weather forecasts, NOTAMs, fuel planning based on real world winds aloft and much more. SimBrief
Sim Chart
Part of the AeroPlanner site, Sim ChartPacks are electronic aeronautical charts that can be purchased and downloaded immediately. The charts can be used in a variety of navigation software packages including, FSFlightMax and Garmin. Down? Sim Chart Packs
Sim Routes A searchable collection of flight plan routes (over 19,000 claimed). Many of the routes show a map and link to airport charts and other information. You can also view an airways waypoints and generate new routes. Majority are US-based. Sim Routes
A catalogue of flights and destinations for MSFS 2004 and FSX - includes FX Missions. The destinations include famous cities and buildings, impressive terrain, challenging airports. Also has useful flight sim info and calculators. Sim Tours
SkyVector.com is a popular way to view US aeronautical charts online. Always current, and always free, FAA Sectional Charts are used for VFR flight planning. The Terminal Area Charts cover areas around major airports. Pan and zoom. Sky Vector
TOPCAT TOPCAT (Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool) is a highly realistic, easy-to-use planning tool with many features. It brings into a single application all of the calculations required to plan for safe and repeatable take-offs and landings. TOPCAT
Tune VNAV FMC-like software that calculates the optimum vertical path of a descending airplane, all the way to the runway. The computed approach speeds are the exact aircraft's manoeuvring speeds. Contains Airbus & Boeing databases. Tune VNAV
UK Aeronautical Information UK real aeronautical and aviation information from the UK's CAA and NATS. Includes free detailed airport charts. NATS
VATroute A searchable database of over 18,000 world-wide flight routes for immediate viewing or download. They also offer the VATroute desktop client application with some useful features for pilots, controllers and VA administrator, and a forum. VATroute
Offer real-world, ultra-high-quality FSX add-on missions by FAA certified pilot for under $2.00. Each mission includes detailed aeronautical charts of each departure, route, and arrival. Real world voice actors provide a realistic experience.  Vertical Studios
 VfrFlight A free VFR flight planning tool developed by real world private pilot Łukasz Kulasek who uses it for real world planning and FSX/P3D training. It has some unique and very useful features and is continuously being developed with new functionalities. Checkout videos. VFRFlight
VoxATC Provides a simulated ATC environment for FSX & P3D with integrated voice recognition. Now what you say does matter, the controllers will be listening to your requests. VoxATC runs alongside FSX and P3D and replaces its native ATC. VoxATC
See Panels/Gauges and Flight Deck Building pages for navigation avionics