Many of you are enjoying using the live radar on the site, so I wanted to introduce you to the fantastic portable version.
Planefinder for iPhone and iPad is a gorgeous app allowing you to pan around the world, using your fingers, and then see the live positions of commercial aircraft in that area.
It will locate [...]
If you’re lucky enough to have a scanner and visit London Heathrow to do a bit of plane spotting then you’ll have the joy of listening in to all the comms by using these frequencies. Although ensure you obey the law.
While you listen in, you can also see traffic with these tracking tools.
It is easier [...]
BA Boeing 777 landing at Heathrow, captured by Heathrowcam.net
I’ve just come across a wonderful site called ‘Heathrow Cam‘
The site uses a ADS-B receiver and a fixed, motion sensitive camera to capture an image and details of incoming flights. (ADS-B is not ‘radar’ but it’s a transponder radio which received information broadcast by commercial airlines [...]