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fplan helps general aviation pilots to create flight plans for cross country flights in powered aircraft. It reads a planfile containing a description of the flight, departure and destination airports, navigation aids, intermediate waypoints, winds aloft, fuel consumption rates, and produces a flight plan including wind corrected magnetic headings, distance, estimated time and fuel consumption for each leg, latitude, longitude and VOR fixes for each checkpoint, etc. A graphical preview of the flight is available on systems with X11 Windows and the XView Toolkit.


User's guide available from


Download version 1.4.2 (stable)
released on 1 May 1999


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey9 February 2001

Leaders and contributors

John C. Peterson Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite GTK+
Weak prerequisite and Glib libraries
Weak prerequisite X View Toolkit
Weak prerequisite X Window System
Weak prerequisite GNOME

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 9 February 2001.


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