When finding your flight plan there are a number of ways in which you can do so, but here are just a few ways that we have found useful:

 

SimBrief

SimBrief makes flight planning easy! SimBrief’s Integrated Dispatch System is the web’s most detailed free virtual flight planning service. Features include accurate fuel planning for over 90 aircraft types, real world weather forecasts, current NOTAMs, ETOPS planning, several real world airline layouts, and much more!

 

vRoute

To find your routing, we recommend you use vroute. vRoute contains network information, as well as an extensive route database. They also offer a premium version which contains fuel calculations, links to charts around the world, export function to your FMC among other functions. vroute can be downloaded from the their website at vroute.info.

 

Route Matrix

This is an official ATNS South Africa document stating the recommended route of travel for wherever you may be going. For anyone seeking realism, we suggest you use this document for flight planning. Click here to download the document. (Latest version: March)

NOTE: Controllers will absolutely adore you if you use this option!