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I use FlightAware.com to find real life flights and associated flight plans, then MyAirplane.com for US charts.  Navigraph has current nav data as well as worldwide carts, but it is all payware, although very worth it.  I use the excellent PFPX for my final flight planning, but it is payware also.  There are a host of free flight planning sites out there, and I'm sure some folks will chime in here with them.  Have fun!

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Flightaware for me as well.  I'm not sure what resources are best and free for strictly non-US flights though.  I only fly US and occasionally Canada.  Flightaware, AirNav, and SkyVector for charts and other data.  SkyVector is great for the map, chart, Wx, and other overlays. 

And always remember that most flights are vectored a fair amount, especially for approaches.  So don't get super hung up on the entire plan (e.g., DP, STAR).

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Fltplan.com which also provides an interactive IOS or Android app that connects to your sim when running on your PC and serves as a live gauge.  It is not a sim related site.  It is a real world, real time site that also embraces flight sim use.  You must register, but it is no charge.  Has a large number of aircraft performance tables to use.  It is well profiled here in Avsim forums if you search for it. I occasionally use Skyvector to use drag and drop features to attach to displayed airways, but I find I always cut and paste the resulting route navs to Fltplan.com to complete and download my flight plans.  Over eight years I have found a very high level of correlation between the forecast winds and enroute times of Fltplan.com and the live injection of weather into the sim from FSGRW (FS Global Real Weather).

I am a former USAF meteorologist who presented thousands of flight weather briefings and the real time aspects and flight weather correlation are of great importance in my sim flying.  There is more to flight planning and sim realism than just routes!

 

 

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1 hour ago, Philipljung said:

Ok, thank you to everyone for answering.

so, you are "flying" cat c/d/e/f aircraft in class A/B airspace ... was going to help but no need it seems.

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