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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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Ripped Off Photos

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Pics on plane finder

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Team GB Return

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Plane Finder News

How Many Plane Finder Jets are in the Air?

Right now, it’s Friday afternoon in the UK. Most of the inhabitants of the USA are awake – or will be stirring from their slumber soon. And there are already thousands of planes in the sky. Plane Finder is flight tracking over 12,000 planes as we write at this moment. How do You Manage 12,000 … Continue reading "How Many Plane Finder Jets are in the Air?"

Monarch Airlines: What Happened, and What’s Next?

Monarch’s chief has publicly come out to blame international terrorism for the failure of the airline: but passengers’ fears only represent part of the problem. What happened to Monarch Airlines, and what’s next for passengers and staff? Are You Affected? Important Information If you’re affected by the collapse of Monarch and need information on getting … Continue reading "Monarch Airlines: What Happened, and What’s Next?"

North Korean Airspace – Are Commercial Flights in Danger?

Missile testing around North Korean airspace has dominated recent headlines. The United States may be confident that a nuclear war with North Korea would be won easily – but Japan, given its history and proximity to North Korea – feels far less secure. In amongst the international tensions are the fears of individuals, particularly air … Continue reading "North Korean Airspace – Are Commercial Flights in Danger?"

The Aftermath of Irma: Airport Damages and widespread Flight Cancellations

Hurricane Irma – A force to be reckoned with Following one another only 16 days apart, Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma mark the first time since records began that “two Atlantic Category 4 hurricanes have made U.S. landfall within the same year” National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The horrific scale of Hurricane Irma’s trail of … Continue reading "The Aftermath of Irma: Airport Damages and widespread Flight Cancellations"

Pilotless Airliners: How realistic and how soon?

Today, with commercial and privately flown aircraft, autopilot technology already does most of the piloting and can be used to guide, direct and land an aircraft even in the most challenging weather conditions. In some regions it can even be argued that autopilot technology is more in control of the plane than a human pilot … Continue reading "Pilotless Airliners: How realistic and how soon?"

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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HMS Queen Elizabeth

Posted by Kelvin Davies on August 15, 2017 at 8:57 1 Comment

Oh dear!

Posted by Kelvin Davies on August 14, 2017 at 16:32 0 Comments

More Local Context

Posted by Scott Saulsbury on April 2, 2017 at 23:51 1 Comment

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