General Flight Simulation Sites


VATSIM

Start here for online flying.

ServeInfo

A must have for online flying. Gives up to the minute listings of all VATSIM/IVAO pilots and ATC services, RW servers, weather and ICAO database and much more.

Flight Simulator Navigation A very comprehensive site with in-depth tutorials on all types of navigation and approaches. CompuFlight Select Site award winner.
Avsim Weather Tutorial

Shows how to decode METARS and use data from weather reporting services.

Hacksaw's Resource Center

A great compilation of FS resources and links.

Flight Simulator Works Group

Add-on's for weather and environmental effects.

Dangerous Airports Database

A very detailed listing of airports around the world you may want to avoid (or try your hand at...). Includes accident reports and nav info.

NOAA WX

The latest METARS from the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration.

National Weather Service

Weather forecasts and information.

MSFS Gateway

An incredibly extensive listing of portals and links for all aspects of flight simming.

F.S. Navigator

Probably the best all-around flight planning utility. Lay out your flightplan visually and search the database for navaids, SID's and STAR's.

Project Magenta

Very useful FS utilities and add-on's

FS Build

Create a realistic flight plan with a few keystrokes.

West Coast ATC A new option for online ATC.
PC Pilot Magazine A bi-monthly magazine full of information on all types of flight simulation. Features, how-to's reviews and more. Each issue contains a CD full of free add-on's.
Godzone Virtual Design Highly detailed scenery for New Zealand and scenery design tutorials.

Charts


Understanding Instrument Approach Plates

An in depth tutorial that explains how to read instrument approach plates.

Echo Flight

A database for up to date U.S. approach plates.

Gray Flyer

Airport maps and charts for flight simulation.

AVSIM Charts

A searchable source for U.S., Pacific and European sectional and WAC charts.

Aero Planner

An extensive site featuring tools for all aspects of flight of planning.

VATSIM ARTCC Websites

A list of all ARTCC sites for the U.S., Caribbean, and Pacific. Get charts, DP's and routing information.

Interesting Aviation Sites


Pilotfriend.com

A very comprehensive flight resource site from England. Check this one out.

Air Nav

A great database for airport and navaid information.

AV Web

An online aviation magazine with articles and features on commercial and general aviation.

DC-3 Aviation Museum

Pictures, stories, technical data and anything else you ever wanted to know about the venerable DC-3.

Air Venture/Oshkosh

The official site of the Oshkosh Air show

Evergreen Air Museum

The home of the Spruce Goose and many other priceless aviation treasures.

Friends of Meigs Field

Live webcams, ATC and background information from the "Coolest Little Airport on the Planet"

Spaceflight Now

The leading source for online space news.

The ME-262 Project

Returning the World's First Fighting Jet to the Skies.

Viper Aircraft Corp.

An incredible little "personal jet" that is also available to simmers

Air Traffic Cafe'

Wanna be a controller or just find out about life in ATC? This is the place. In depth information and background on the inner workings of the ATC system.

Pilot Mentor Network

This site will connect you with a mentor and provide you with the services that will help you get started on your way to the cockpit.

World Aeronautical Database

This database contains detailed, aeronautical information on nearly 10,000 airports and over 11,000 navaids worldwide.

Passeur.com

Demo's of real-time airport traffic tracking systems. This one's cool.

Stopover Store.com

Aviation related gifts, accessories and collectibles.

AirsideTV.com

Downloadable flight and aviation videos.