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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 - December 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 Andrew Franklin and Max W. for winning with these great images.

(Click on the photos to learn more about them)

Stefanie M by Andrew Franklin

EI-EDY by Max W.

The December 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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Processing Digital Images Before Posting

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Plane finder photos

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Ripped Off Photos

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Pics on plane finder

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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

Drones and Safety: Our Changing Skies

Drones, or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) have been growing in popularity since their arrival in the 20th Century. Designed originally as weapons and surveillance for the defence industry – they have since become both a vital tool for service and a commercial product used by hobbyists and photographers around the world. As the technology behind … Continue reading "Drones and Safety: Our Changing Skies"

Boeing sets out 737-10X gear test plan

Announced at the 2017 Paris Air Show, the Boeing 737-10X joined the lineup of impressive aircraft as the latest member of the Boeing family. The 737-10X is widely anticipated to be Boeing’s hottest offering since the 757 – positioning them back in the middle of the market as the manufacturers to watch. They hope to … Continue reading "Boeing sets out 737-10X gear test plan"

Uber Takes Steps Towards the World’s First Air Taxi

Over the last few years, Uber has become a household name in the UK after initially sweeping the London taxi market by storm. But it now looks like land dominance is not enough for the successful technology start-up company, and in this particular case, the sky is not the limit. As they prepare for take-off, … Continue reading "Uber Takes Steps Towards the World’s First Air Taxi"

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?"

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!

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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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