My ADS-B tracker project

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 on a busy...

How I monitor my Raspberry Pi trackers

In time, I have added several trackers everywhere I could, and I am using several other Pi for other use (Plex media player, home automation, …). In order to deploy and monitor them remotely I am using several tools: GitHub, AnyDesk, Cockpit, Graphs1090 and FlightAware. GitHub Github is where...

From Mode S code to tail number

No tail number! After installing your first receiver and connecting it to main flight tracking sites – such as FlightRadar24 and FlightAware – once you start playing with the dump1090 feed by yourself, one of the most frustrating part is that you only get a 6 digit hex code...

COMAC got its first C919 order from China Eastern Airlines

First firm order for the C919 COMAC got its first command for C919 from China Eastern Airlines back in March this year. The 5 aircraft will be based in Shanghai and fly to most popular Chinese destinations (Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Wuhan). Target is to deliver those units this year...