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Iskatek'-2 class coastal geophysical research ships (3 ships)Displacement: 742 tons full loadDimensions: 49.3 x 18.2 x 1.52 meters/161.7 x 59.7 x 5 feetPropulsion: 2 Sulzer diesels, 2 shafts, 1,140 bhp, 11.9 knotsCrew: 15 + 10 mission…
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This site has been created to help you get the most from our applications and websites. Our flight radar app Plane Finder and marine traffic app Ship Finder enable you to track both flights and vessel traffic across the globe.

Here at Pinkfroot you'll find a very active and growing community of aviation and maritime enthusiasts and professionals.

Check out Plane Finder and Ship Finder for real time tracking on the iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android and Windows Phone.

We also provide a live air traffic radar map at to track flights and super fast live ship tracking of AIS ships at Both websites are free to use with no ads and provide the same amazing ADS-B and AIS virtual radar information straight to your PC or Mac.

Hopefully you've noticed too that coverage continues to expand - we really appreciate the generosity of everyone that helps us with this.

We hope that you continue to enjoy all of our iPhone, iPod, iPad, Windows Phone, Android and web applications.

Win an iPod - December 2016 Competition Running

We are delighted to announce that two more iPod touches will be on their way to the latest winners of our photo competition. Congratulations to Mike Wyss and Graham Alton for winning with these two great images.

(Click on the photos to learn more about them)

HB-IYW by Mike Wyss

Dali by Graham Alton

The December 2016 competition is now running and as before we welcome photographs from professionals and amateurs alike and there will be two more iPod Touches to win. Photos already uploaded are eligible too!

We really appreciate all photos uploaded to the website and any tagged or named with the MMSI or Plane Reg will show up in the apps.


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Team GB Return

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Copenhagen Airport visit

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Mersey Ferry

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Plane Finder News

AvGeek Weekly – Smokin’

Hello, fellow AvGeeks. We start our weekly roundup with a family photo courtesy of Airbus before heading over to LA to find out that family photos are sadly a thing of the past for many aviation workers! In a busy week, we also took a trip to Switzerland for a short lake hopping flight, saw … Continue reading "AvGeek Weekly – Smokin’"

Track Boeing 747 Across The World

The Boeing 747 The iconic Boeing 747 is a wide body, four engine driven aircraft manufactured by Boeing, the American aerospace company. It is uniquely recognisable via its distinctive upper deck, which denotes to it a distinctive shape that has led to it being nicknamed the ‘Jumbo Jet’. The original version of the Boeing 747 … Continue reading "Track Boeing 747 Across The World"

AvGeek Weekly – Settle Down Captain Happy

This week we start with a look back 15 years at the incredible actions that one pilot thought she was about to take. In more typical AvGeek fashion we then listen to a bunch of angry guys, watch an Eagle take down an aircraft, watch an aircraft take down a vulture and see a human … Continue reading "AvGeek Weekly – Settle Down Captain Happy"

Share your Flight Status with Plane Finder for iMessage

With the launch of iOS 10 we’re welcoming a new arrival: Plane Finder for iMessage. Ever wanted to share the live status of your flight with friends and family? Now you can with Plane Finder! Whether you’re flying out to see family, or going on that holiday you’ve always dreamed of, Plane Finder lets you share … Continue reading "Share your Flight Status with Plane Finder for iMessage"

Plane Finder Lands for iOS 10

We’re excited to announce the immediate release of Plane Finder for iOS 10. It’s packed full of new features, as well as a number of bug fixes and improvements. We think it’s the best version of Plane Finder we’ve ever released, and we’d love to share some of it with you. Brand New Design Perhaps … Continue reading "Plane Finder Lands for iOS 10"

Ship Finder News

Woman missing after yacht and dredger collide

A search is underway one mile off of Felixstowe following a collision between a yacht and a dredger.Two RNLI lifeboats and a number of commercial vessels are taking part in the search for the woman who fell from the yacht. One person from the yacht has also been rescued. The screenshot below shows the search […]

Aft section of MOL Comfort sinks

In an incident that poses serious questions for the shipping industry the container ship MOL Comfort snapped into two parts on 17 June in the Indian Ocean. Fortunately no crew were lost in the incident. It had been hoped that both the fore and aft sections would be recovered and that this in turn would […]

Ferry hits dock in Harwich

The ferry Sirena Seaways carrying 400 passengers and their vehicles hit the dockside at Harwich, Essex, England this afternoon. A lifeboat was launched and the  Essex Fire and Rescue Services rushed to the scene. The ferry, operated by DFDS Seaways,  is reported to be holed under the water line but has been stabilised by the […]

48 rescued after tourist boat hits rocks

A major rescue operation has been completed after a boat hit rocks off Pembrokeshire, Wales this afternoon. The Lady Helen was carrying 48 passengers, including many children, when she hit the rocks and started taking in water. The Milford Haven coastguard was alerted by a Mayday call from Lady Helen at 12:55. All passengers and […]

Cargo ship still aground on Farne Islands

The cargo vessel Danio remains aground this morning on the Farne Islands off of England’s Northumberland coast. The ship’s crew spent the night on board following the grounding at around 04:30 GMT on Saturday. The vessel went aground near to Little Harcar rock, close to the Longstone Lighthouse. The MV Danio was carrying timber from […]

Graham Alton

We were very saddened to learn that Graham Alton passed away recently.

Graham was a wonderful friend to a great many of us here.

We will miss him.

Our thoughts are of course with his family and friends.

Airline Finder keeps on growing!

Alaska is just one of a large number of recently updated airlines in the app. We're glad that they kept the Eskimo!

Airline Finder updates in the background so look out for this and many more new airlines and liveries. More info here..

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If we don't have coverage in your area and you are interested in helping out then we'd love to hear from you.

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