Category : Inside Flightradar24

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30 Days of Global Flight

In the 30 days of June 2016 we tracked a record 4,813,051 flights. We also set a new single-day record with 175,107 flights tracked on Friday, 24 June. On average, we tracked 160,435 flights per day. We put together a time lapse of global flight for June, showing all 30 days and millions of flights. See […]

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Welcoming Weather to Flightradar24

We’re excited to announce that multiple weather layers are now available in Flightradar24! We’ve added layers for clouds, precipitation, lightning, volcanic eruptions, Airmets/Sigmets, and high level significant weather forecasts. The current weather at over 3000 airports remains available as well.

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Exploring Estimated Coverage in Flightradar24

While we continue to expand our receiver network and explore new ways to achieve our goal of global ADS-B coverage, there are still some areas where we lack ADS-B or MLAT coverage. When an aircraft exits our coverage area we continue displaying that aircraft using estimated positions.

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Introducing Aeronautical Charts in Flightradar24

With Flightradar24 you have always been able to see where aircraft are flying. With our latest addition of aeronautical charts, you’re now able to see why they’re flying there. While the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, flights don’t actually travel directly from airport to airport. Commercial aircraft use a system of […]

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Over the Ocean—24 Hours of Transatlantic Flight

Following our previous time lapse showing 24 hours of flights over the United States, we’ve moved east to see what 24 hours of transatlantic flight looks like. This time lapse shows traffic over the North Atlantic from 0000 UTC to 2359 UTC on 6 May 2016.

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Understanding Extended Mode S Data in Flightradar24

With the release of the latest version of the Flightradar24 website we introduced new flight details called Extended Mode S data. We’re proud to be the first flight tracking service to offer this additional flight data. We receive the Extended Mode S data directly from the aircraft we are tracking and decode the data for […]

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Using the New Flightradar24 KML and CSV Export Tools

With the release of the new Flightradar24 we added a host of great new features, but the biggest additions to our historical data are CSV and KML files. In addition to our standard online playback, premium subscribers are able to download CSV and KML files for offline use. CSV files provide a detailed record of […]

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Radar Data in North America Now Real-time

The first question on our Frequently Asked Questions page has long been, “What is the difference between the yellow and the orange planes?” We will be removing that question from our FAQ because radar data covering North America is now available in real-time. That’s right, no more orange planes. Beginning today all of the flight […]

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