Archive for : February, 2016

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New Flightradar24 Receivers for the First Two Weeks of February 2016

We activated nearly 100 new receivers in the first two weeks of February, expanding coverage in a number of key locations. (more…)

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Making Sure an Aircraft is Ready to Fly

We often get questions when a plane seems to be flying in a strange pattern and going nowhere. Often times these are either training flights or test flights after maintenance. Airliner maintenance is a lot more than just changing tires and checking fluid levels—though there is a lot of that. We took a look through the JetPhotos catalog and also dug up some great videos to look into what happens when an airplane goes into the hangar for maintenance. (more…)

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New Flightradar24 Receivers for January 2016

We spent much of January activating new receivers in locations that expand our coverage area. Our major focus in 2016 will be increasing coverage in Africa and we’re off to a good start with 12 new receivers activated there last month. (more…)