Archive for : August, 2019

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Ural Airlines flight 178 lands in field shortly after take off

Ural Airlines flight 178 made an emergency landing in a field after suffering a bird strike shortly after take off from Moscow’s Zhukovsky International Airport (ZIA) on the morning of 15 August, according to a statement from the airline. No injuries have been reported. Flight 178 was operating from Moscow to Simferopol. (more…)

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AvTalk Episode 63: Sir, you can’t dump that fuel here

On this episode of AvTalk, we talk with Joseph Tar Schmidt, a regional airline pilot for a major US carrier. Plus, more MAX headaches for Boeing and the airlines and a HiFly A340 makes a mess in Orlando. (more…)

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New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in July 2019

Each month we send out complete ADS-B receiver kits that include an ADS-B receiver, antennas, and all necessary cabling to qualified hosts. You can apply to host one of our receivers or easily build your own. The dozens of new Flightradar24-supplied receiver kits and the hundreds of home-built receivers activated in July combined with over 20,000 existing receivers, helped us track over 6.5 million flights for the first time ever, including our busiest day ever when we tracked 230,408 flights. (more…)