Need to plan a route, set up a fuel sheet or do you want to tweak some settings? Maybe you want some epic shadows and bloom effects in FSX? Check out this miscellaneous list with cool little tools and utilities.
Flight Planners and Related
PFPX – Professional Flight Planner X: One of the best flight planners on the market. Everything you need.
TOPCAT: Take-Off and Landing Performance Calculation Tool.
FS Commander: Another favorite among many flight simmers, moving map included.
Aivlasoft Electronic Flight Bag: Powerful flight planner / chart and map tool.
FuelPlanner: FREE fuel planner and dispatcher loadsheet
RouteFinder: FREE super easy flight planner. Not very complex, but very handy.
Sim Brief: FREE, great little flight planning tool.
Plan-G: Nice and user friendly flight planner.
FSBuild: Another nice little flight planner.
Chartfinder Vatsim: FREE charts for US, UK, Canada and Australia.
Airnav: FREE US charts.
VatSim Charts: FREE International charts.
Ideal Flight: Great tool. Automatic flight planning, simple real weather generator, random route generator, dispatcher sheet.
ENBseries HDR: Great visual enhancer for FSX, allows for awesome bloom effects and lighting. Customize the file until you’re happy.
McPhat Studios: Extremely detailed high def repaint models for planes like PMDG MD-11, CaptainSim 757 and others.
My Traffic 2013: Really nice AI traffic program
MyTraffic X: Another cool AI traffic program.
Ultimate Traffic 2: Good AI air traffic product.
NickN FSX Tweak Guide: Great tweaking guide for FSX.
NickN Newer Guide: The FSX “Bible” as he calls it!
Jesus Bejote’s Tweaking Tool: Great FREE tool to help optimize FSX.
Other Tools and Programs
EZdok Camera EZCA: Camera program with programmable camera views, very handy for virtual cockpits.
FS-Recorder: Another camera tool.
Aerosoft AES: Airport enhancement system. Nice addon.
FSCaptain: Fun addon that places you in an airline, have to perform tasks etc
FSPassengersX: Yep, you get passengers and they can be loud!