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"Great capture Alex"
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"Nice photo Andrew"
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"Thankyou gents. Been several times to Shuttleworth and hadn't seen it fly until last month."
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Z3A7911edited15002. Mudry CAP 232 G-IIRP [cn.09].

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Jin Feng - MMSI 477795700

"Good shot Hans I missed this one"
Mike Frost commented on Alex Roebuck's photo


"I guess this pic was taken at Cleethorpes last Sunday?"
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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 - June 2015 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 Didier Vittoz and Kelvin Davies for these winning images.

(Click on the photos to learn more about them)

SU-GDE by Didier Vittoz

Hoegh Osaka captured by Kelvin Davies

The June 2015 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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Registration problems.

Started by Charlie Brown in Uncategorized. Last reply by Jules LaBelle Jun 24. 3 Replies

Fremantle Port's Voyager Website Update

Started by Andrew Priest (Aushiker) in Shipspotting. Last reply by Andrew Priest (Aushiker) Jun 23. 1 Reply

Fremantle Pilot Vessel "Berkeley"

Started by Andrew Priest (Aushiker) in General Marine & News. Last reply by Hans Fairhurst Jun 23. 1 Reply

What photography kit do you use?

Started by Haydn Greenow in Photography. Last reply by Hans Fairhurst Jun 12. 57 Replies

Processing Digital Images Before Posting

Started by Hans Fairhurst in Photography. Last reply by Hans Fairhurst Jun 9. 24 Replies

Shipfinder Icons & symbols

Started by Bill Kenway in Ship Finder. Last reply by Bill Kenway May 25. 2 Replies

Light Trails and Others

Started by Wayne Lee in Photography. Last reply by Pete Webber Mar 2. 2 Replies

Flight Finder iOS App

Started by Rob Jones in Uncategorized. Last reply by Lee Armstrong Feb 27. 1 Reply

Ship Finder on a Samsung S4 tablet

Started by Robert Cracknell in Ship Finder. Last reply by Mark Daniels Feb 9. 1 Reply

Plane Finder News

Plane Finder MLAT – Free Receivers

We are looking for some help setting up the core of our new UK Multilateration (MLAT) ADS-B radar network. To support this we are offering high quality receivers – completely free to good homes! We have the following initial target locations: Swindon Worcester Northampton High Wycombe Sevenoaks Thetford Colchester Derby Liverpool Goole We’ll supply the receiver, […]

TransAsia Airways plane crashes in Taiwan

A TransAsia Airways aircraft has crashed and burst into flames whilst making an emergency landing in Taiwan. Local media are reporting 47 deaths with 11 others seriously injured by the crash and fire. Flight GE222 (callsign TNA222) took off from Kaohsiung Siaogang Airport (KHH), Taiwan sat 17:43 (scheduled departure 17:00) local time and was originally […]

MH17 downed over Ukraine

Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was downed yesterday over Ukraine with the loss of all 295 passengers and crew. News media report that Boeing 777-200ER aircraft, registration number 9M-MRD, was shot down by a surface to air missile. 9M-MRD Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777-200ER. Photo © Henk Jansen – The Boeing 777-200ER aircraft is the same […]

Virgin Australia plane reports hijack attempt en route to Bali

Virgin Australia flight VA41 has  reportedly been hijacked on route to Bali. The Boeing 737-800, registration number VH-YIF, has recently landed at Bali Ngurah Rai Airport (DPS). The aircraft had sent off from Brisbane International Airport at 01:00 UTC and was scheduled to fly to Bali. We tracked the flight here on Plane Finder.Playback of […]

What is ACARS?

It has been over a week since Malaysian Airlines flight 370 went missing and we have still not located the aircraft. There has been a lot of talk in the press about “ACARS” and that this was turned off and that the 01:37 transmission was never received. So what actually is this, what does it […]

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!

Pobeda of Russia is just one of the recently added liveries and new airlines...

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