Category : Special Aircraft Tracking

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Tracking Special Sports Liveries

This week we turn our attention to tracking special sports liveries. Airlines often add special liveries to celebrate teams or events they sponsor. These liveries can be some of the most intricate liveries around the world and many certainly stand out. Some airlines have a few different liveries for teams in different sports and others […]

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Tracking Retro Jets and Airline History

Tracking special aircraft, especially those with unique liveries, is a great way to use Flightradar24. In a previous post, we showed how to track special airline alliance liveries. In this post, we take a look at retro liveries showcasing airline history.

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Tracking Transaero into Storage

On 26 October, barring any last minute change of status, Transaero will cease operations. Over the past two days, the airline has sent about two dozen aircraft into storage in Teruel, Spain. Teruel is the location of Tarmac Aerosave, an aircraft maintenance, storage, and recycling facility. It is the same facility where a number of […]

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Tracking the Final US Airways Flights

On 8 April 2015, American Airlines and US Airways took a major step in their merger integration when US Airways flight 774 was the last flight to use the “Cactus” radio callsign. Tomorrow, the two airlines mark the final major milestone in their integration with the last US Airways flight.

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Tracking Airborne Science Around the World

When scientists want to study the upper atmosphere, look deep into space, or free themselves from the effects of gravity, they don’t necessarily need to go to space to do so. NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and commercial operators have multiple scientific programs based on airborne platforms that operate anywhere from 500 feet to […]

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