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Jose Gomez commented on Jose Gomez's photo


"This plane would fly the final 747 revenue service for Air New Zealand nearly 3 years and 9 months after I took this picture of her resting between flights at LAX.  ANZ now operates 777-300ERs into LAX from AKL with the occasional -200ER thrown…"
5 hours ago
scott lepine commented on scott lepine's photo


"Thankyou Jack bit of an odd location I was in the railway sidings at work and the runway is right next door"
6 hours ago
Scott Saulsbury commented on Scott Saulsbury's photo

Atlantis At Night

"A shorter answer regarding settings: "Manual" and then start experimenting."
6 hours ago
Scott Saulsbury commented on Scott Saulsbury's photo

Atlantis At Night

"Jack, it varies a lot with the specific conditions. I actually prefer to shoot at twilight, where there's still some color in the sky and ambient light. That's important for both visual reasons (more color, better subject definition) and…"
6 hours ago
Jack Dryden liked Ken Meyer's photo
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Jack Dryden commented on Kelly DeYonge LeDoux's photo

Edward L. Ryerson - MMSI# 367126970

"Nice photo Kelly what is the building behind her used for"
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Jack Dryden liked Kelly DeYonge LeDoux's photo
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Howard - Liverpool commented on Howard - Liverpool's photo


"Thanks for the like Jack"
6 hours ago
Jack Dryden commented on James Blake's photo


"Excellent shot James"
6 hours ago
Howard - Liverpool commented on Howard - Liverpool's photo


"Cheers Jack The blues went well."
6 hours ago
Jack Dryden commented on Hans Fairhurst's photo

Antje - MMSI 305615000

"Great photo Hans"
6 hours ago
Howard - Liverpool commented on Howard - Liverpool's photo

Stolt Auk

"LOL - getting dangerous at this rate."
6 hours ago
Howard - Liverpool commented on Howard - Liverpool's photo

Arklow Raider

"Thanks Jack unfortunately the tally chat hasnt increased, but will tomorrow."
6 hours ago
Howard - Liverpool commented on Howard - Liverpool's photo

Chem Hydra

"Thanks Jack was a very well worth 15 mins."
6 hours ago
Jack Dryden commented on Hans Fairhurst's photo

Dorothea Oldendorf - MMSI 636092553

"Great industrial shot Hans"
6 hours ago
Howard - Liverpool commented on Howard - Liverpool's photo

St Annastrand

"Thanks Jack - yes a nice one"
6 hours ago


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Win an iPod - September 2014 Competition Running

We are delighted to announce that two more iPod touches are on their way to the latest winners of our photo competition. Congratulations to Mike Prendergast and Juanma Bango for these winning images.

(Click on the photos to learn more about them)

Malaysian Airline A330-300 (9M-MTB) taken by Mike Prendergast

Finesse captured by Juanma Bango

The September 2014 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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New Town found in Hampshire!

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Plane Finder News

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 […]

Malaysian Boeing 777 missing presumed crashed

Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has gone missing between Malaysia and Vietnam. The Boeing 777-200ER aircraft left Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) at 00:40 local time (16:40 GMT 7 March) and was bound for Capital International Airport (PEK) in Beijing, China. The aircraft was expected to land in Beigjing at 06:30 local time (20:30 GMT). The […]

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 […]

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