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BNS Godetia

Godetia is a command and logistical support ship of the Belgian Navy. Seen passing Greenock on 26/3/2017MMSI 205204000
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Patrouille de France

March 29,2017.Alpha Jets "Patrouille de France" They are flying little ways from the coast right over Melbourne, Florida. Practice before air show this weekend at Melbourne Air & Space ShowApril 1-2, 2017 • Melbourne Int'l Airport, Florida
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HS Paris

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GMS Endurance 5101

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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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Copenhagen Airport visit

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Mersey Ferry

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Plane Finder News

History of Plane Finder on iOS

On 17th October 2009, Plane Finder was released onto the Apple AppStore. Plane Finder was a groundbreaking app enabling people to track planes on a smartphone for the very first time. We had no idea back then that Plane Finder would grow to be enjoyed by millions of users worldwide. Augmented Reality (AR) App In … Continue reading "History of Plane Finder on iOS"

UK Flight Ban on Large Electronic Items Sparked by New IS Aviation Threat

It was announced this morning, after a following announcement by the US, that the UK government has introduced a cabin ban on large electronic devices on several flights from specific countries. These devices until further notice will only be permissible in the hold. The UK ban applies to direct inbound flights from six countries; Tunisia, … Continue reading "UK Flight Ban on Large Electronic Items Sparked by New IS Aviation Threat"

7 of the Most Exciting New Flight Routes to look out for in 2017

Airlines today seem to be in a continual battle to land the revered title of ‘World’s Longest Flight.” This battle is only ever rising in intensity with Qatar Airlines recently having launched the current leader; 9031 miles from Doha to Auckland can now be achieved in one sixteen and a half hour sitting. Besides this … Continue reading "7 of the Most Exciting New Flight Routes to look out for in 2017"

How ADS-B Flight Tracking Works

What is ADS-B? Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) is a surveillance technology that uses on-board satellite navigation to precisely determine an aircraft’s positioning. It is via an ADS-B Out transmitter that this system periodically broadcasts an aeroplane location, ground speed, altitude and velocity to both, nearby planes equipped with an ADS-B In receiver and … Continue reading "How ADS-B Flight Tracking Works"

Lahore Flight Bound for Heathrow Escorted to Stansted

Pakistan International Airlines Flight 757 (PK757) has been escorted to London Stansted. Flight PK757 Flight Path Flight PK757 departed Lahore Airport in Pakistan at 11:13 this morning and was scheduled to arrive at London Heathrow at 15:05 local time. The aircraft instead diverted into Stansted under escort from RAF Typhoon jets. A clickable screenshot of the flight path for PK757 … Continue reading "Lahore Flight Bound for Heathrow Escorted to Stansted"

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 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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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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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

Liverpool 2 (Attn Howard)

Posted by Kelvin Davies on February 11, 2017 at 10:07 1 Comment

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