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WB 11

"I know it's a repeat photo Colin but it is such a size and as you say interesting. I was able to get close up shot of it. I wonder where it is going ?"
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Andrew Priest (Aushiker) commented on Scott Saulsbury's photo
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Trenta After Twilight

"I am bit surprised by your comment about testing the limit of the sensor given that the camera is a Sony A-99 MkII. I would have expected it to be more than capable of shooting at ISO 1600."
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Scott Saulsbury commented on Scott Saulsbury's photo
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Trenta After Twilight

"Thanks, Jack and Andrew. I'm currently shooting with a Sony A-99 Mk II. The lens in this case was a Sigma 105mm f/2.8 macro."
9 hours ago
Jack Dryden commented on Jack Dryden's photo
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Mulrasalvor 3

"Thanks Andrew"
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Jack Dryden commented on Jack Dryden's photo
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HNLMS Snellius

"Thanks Andrew"
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Jack Dryden commented on Jack Dryden's photo
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HNLMS Snellius

"Thanks Andrew"
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Jack Dryden commented on Jack Dryden's photo
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Iceni Courage

"Thanks Andrew"
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Jack Dryden commented on Jack Dryden's photo
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MPI Rucio

"Thanks Andrew could not move the post"
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Jack Dryden liked Howard - Liverpool's photo
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Howard - Liverpool commented on Howard - Liverpool's photo
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Normand Pacific

"Thanks all. I wanted to keep in lighthouse but can't find which one! Will do some searching."
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Howard - Liverpool commented on Howard - Liverpool's photo
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Schippersgracht

"Thanks guys. In very good condition"
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Howard - Liverpool commented on Howard - Liverpool's photo
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Five Sisters - OB353

"Thx guys - she was a lone fishing boat"
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Howard - Liverpool commented on Howard - Liverpool's photo
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HMS Mersey - P283

"Very dark and wet"
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Mount Stewart

"Thanks all. Was a good sea for a bit of action"
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Mount Stewart

"Thanks guys"
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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 planefinder.net to track flights and super fast live ship tracking of AIS ships at shipfinder.co. 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 - June 2017 Competition Running

We are delighted to announce that two more iPod touches have been won by the two latest winners of our photo competition. Congratulations to Kimi Stoner and Shaun Jones for winning with these great images.

(Click on the photos to learn more about them)

JA873A by Kimi Stoner

Madrid Maersk by Shaun Jones

The June 2017 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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Forum

Processing Digital Images Before Posting

Started by Hans Fairhurst in Photography. Last reply by John Sherrington May 8. 27 Replies

Plane finder photos

Started by Andy H in Photography Apr 24. 0 Replies

Flickr

Started by David Pygott in General Marine & News. Last reply by Ralf Drews Apr 12. 1 Reply

Ripped Off Photos

Started by Hans Fairhurst in Photography. Last reply by Ralf Drews Jan 25. 21 Replies

Pics on plane finder

Started by BRIAN WILKES in Photography. Last reply by Mark Daniels Nov 24, 2016. 15 Replies

Team GB Return

Started by Kelvin Davies in Uncategorized. Last reply by Kelvin Davies Aug 23, 2016. 5 Replies

Copenhagen Airport visit

Started by Mark Harrop in Photography Aug 8, 2016. 0 Replies

Mersey Ferry

Started by Howard - Liverpool in General Marine & News. Last reply by Howard - Liverpool Jul 14, 2016. 3 Replies

Plane Finder News

Paris Air Show 2017: What to Expect

Originally established in 1909, the Paris Air Show is a large commercial event demonstrating primarily military aircraft to potential customers and members of the public over the course of one week, during which many contracts are signed, and sights are enjoyed. The World’s Best and Oldest Air Show Organised by representatives from the French aerospace … Continue reading "Paris Air Show 2017: What to Expect"

Squawking: What is it and what does it mean for flight tracking?

What is a “Squawk”? Squawks, or squawking, has its origins in The Second World War, where IFF systems were first installed. These Identification Friend or Foe systems were established in response to control friendly fire by establishing a two-way transponder system. One where air traffic control (ATC) effectively request an aviation vehicle to identify themselves … Continue reading "Squawking: What is it and what does it mean for flight tracking?"

What you need to know about Heathrow 2.0

The impending project for building a new runway at Heathrow Airport has encountered its fair share of opposition – including concerns regarding noise pollution, air quality and rising carbon emissions contributing to the overall concerns about climate change in the UK. Despite this, it looks to be going ahead, with the government and an Independent … Continue reading "What you need to know about Heathrow 2.0"

Flight Tracking Key to £350m London City Airport Development

London City Airport to Commission Digital Air Traffic Control As part of a £350m development, London City is leading the way in being the UK’s first airport to replace manned air traffic control (ATC) with a remotely operated digital system. Having already having been tested in Ireland, Norway, Sweden and even Australia, the new system … Continue reading "Flight Tracking Key to £350m London City Airport Development"

Historic Step Forward for Chinese Aviation as the C-919 Completes Maiden Flight

Recent developments in aviation have got us excited here at Plane Finder HQ, particularly as earlier this month we were able to track the maiden flight of a brand new aircraft, Chinese-built passenger jet the C-919. This is a particularly pivotal advancement for Chinese aviation, with the C-919 said to launch the country into a … Continue reading "Historic Step Forward for Chinese Aviation as the C-919 Completes Maiden Flight"

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 […]
 
 
 

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 Inuit!

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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Plane Finder Aviation Forum

Our aviation forum is now live over on planefinder.net

We look forward to seeing you there - just click on the logo above!

Blog Posts

More Local Context

Posted by Scott Saulsbury on April 2, 2017 at 23:51 1 Comment

Richard's got a new plane!

Posted by Kelvin Davies on March 31, 2017 at 9:10 0 Comments

Heathrow Spotting

Posted by Kelvin Davies on March 29, 2017 at 8:01 0 Comments

Air Canada's new livery

Posted by Kelvin Davies on March 10, 2017 at 9:56 1 Comment

One for Mick

Posted by Kelvin Davies on March 5, 2017 at 10:30 0 Comments

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