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July 2010 Blog Posts (5)

German Reviews

A couple of reviews from Germany...…


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Added by Mark Daniels on July 20, 2010 at 21:44 — No Comments

787 Dreamliner at Farnborough

As reported by the BBC the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has landed at Farnborough for its first appearance at an international air show.




Plane Finder users got to see it even before the BBC...…


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Added by Mark Daniels on July 19, 2010 at 3:00 — No Comments

Volcanos, Apps & Air Traffic Chaos - Live!

It was certainly an interesting time following the Icelandic volcano ash cloud. Then we had BA strikes affecting air traffic!

We were busy too and have released v2.10 of all of our apps.

Check out Plane Finder and Plane Finder HD for real time tracking on the iPhone, iPod and iPad.

We've also just released a new on-line live air traffic radar map at planefinder.net…

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Added by Mark Daniels on July 18, 2010 at 20:30 — No Comments

Free ADS-B Plane Receiver

We have obtained some ADS-B receivers that we can supply Free of Charge to North America.

All we ask is that you share the data feed with us.

Obviously there are some technical and location criteria that will need to be met.

If you are interested please get in touch via the Contact Form.

Added by Mark Daniels on July 4, 2010 at 7:00 — 26 Comments

How it works - Plane Finder

Plane Finder works by picking up ADS-B plane feeds used by commercial aircraft to transmit their name, position, destination and lots more.

Business Jets and other aircraft can sometimes be seen too.



ADS-B is gradually replacing radar as the most efficient method for air traffic control.

Ultimately ADS-B will enable aircraft to fly closer together meaning more efficient use of airspace especially around airports. The technology will also enable…

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Added by Mark Daniels on July 4, 2010 at 7:00 — No Comments

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