Category : Special Event

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Our Airfield Tour at Chicago-O’Hare Airport

While at Chicago-O’Hare Airport earlier today, we were fortunate enough to enjoy an airfield tour, courtesy of the airport’s Operations department. The morning arrivals bank had just come in, but there was plenty to see during our hours on the field.

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The Flightradar24 Blog Turns One

The Flightradar24 blog is turning one today! We began the Flightradar24 blog a year ago to have a space for longer posts on aviation, flight tracking, and how FR24 works. With a year—and nearly 100 posts—gone by, we’re looking back at some of our most popular posts.

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Concorde Enters Service 40 Years Ago Today

On 21 January 1976, British Airways and Air France simultaneously inaugurated Concorde commercial service with flights departing from London and Paris. For the next three decades, until their retirement in 2003, Concorde carried passengers around the world at supersonic speeds. On this 40th anniversary, we take a look back at Concorde in photos and videos.

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Our Weekend at EAA AirVenture

This weekend we attended the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and had a wonderful time seeing the sights and talking to people about Flightradar24. We arrived on Friday and stayed through Sunday, exploring the various pavilions, exhibits, and enjoying multiple air shows, including a Saturday night show capped by an impressive fireworks […]

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Inside the Airbus A350XWB

We were privileged to receive a tour of the Airbus A350XWB as part of Airbus’ #A350XWBTour of the Americas. We flew the airplane from Chicago-O’Hare International Airport on a demonstration flight, returning after about 90 minutes. We were then able to get an in-depth look at the aircraft, including areas not normally seen by passengers.

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EAA AirVenture—The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration

For one week each year, Whittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, becomes the busiest airport in the world. From 20 to 26 July this year, over 10,000 aircraft will fly in from all over the world for the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture. AirVenture, the self proclaimed “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration”, will host over 500,000 people. […]

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The 2015 Paris Air Show

Next week, the aviation world gathers at Le Bourget Airport for the Paris Air Show, the longest running aerospace trade show in the world. For a week in Paris, aviation’s latest and greatest will be on display on the ground and in the air. We’ll be updating this post with information about which aircraft are […]

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