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October 24, 2016, 2:32 am
current pressure: 1010 mb
humidity: 81%
wind speed: 2 kts NE
wind gusts: 2 kts
sunrise: 7:42 am
sunset: 5:49 pm

Aircraft Tracking tools

Thanks to modern transponders, and the wonders of the internet, there are now a load of great tools for tracking flights.
I’ve already mentioned the live heathrow radar and the clever heathrow arrivals photos available at HeathrowCam – but I thought I would summarise those and the other great tools available.

Track planes on iPad or iPhone.

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Live radar and pics of Heathrow Arrivals

BA Boeing 777 landing at Heathrow, captured by

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 [...]

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