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A comprehensive list of plane tracking websites (1/2)

100+ ways to track commercial, private and military aircraft around the world. Commercial trackers, community aggregators, Virtual Radar Servers and other websites....

Having fun with my ADS-B tracker project

How it started Some years ago, I bumped into an article on Mashable about Jeremy Merrill using a Raspberry Pi ADS-B tracker to detect aircraft flying over his house and display the origin or destination of that plane (see article here and github there). As my place is just...

SkyAware Anywhere

SkyAware Anywhere, a great new tool from FlightAware for those with multiple receivers...

‘Why Don’t They Just Land?’: Why the Best Diversion Airport May Not Be the Closest

We take a closer look at what happens when a flight diverts and why sometimes the aircraft don’t just land at the nearest airport. What’s the best strategy to find a diversion airport? — Read on www.flightradar24.com/blog/why-dont-they-just-land-why-the-best-diversion-airport-may-not-be-the-closest/...

Troll Air Station

Great article on what it takes to operate an Airfield in Antarctica. Check Troll Air Station / AT27 on foxtrotcharlie....

Build a 3D flight tracker

An interesting tutorial. Adding this to my to-do-list!...

COVID-19 impact on aviation industry

COVID-19 impact on aviation industry...

Flightradar24: new receivers activated in December 2020

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Tony Webster – Is a war on live flight tracking coming?

Tony Webster is analysing the risk that hex code anonymised is bringing to live flight tracking....

2to3, Python 2 to Python 3 made easy!

Do I need to upgrade from Python 2 to Python 3? I started to develop my ADS-B tracker software in Python 2 and I delayed the upgrade to Python 3 for a long time. I was thinking it would be pretty difficult! Now that PIP is soon to drop...

A rare Douglas DC-3 landing in Hong Kong!

Another interesting catch by my ADS-B trackers in Hong Kong has been a Douglas DC-3 with tail number N41CQ on December 4th, 2019. This rare aircraft made a special trip from Hong Kong to Beijing via Guangzhou and Shanghai, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the CNAC (China National...