In this quick video tutorial we cover the basics of filtering different types of aircraft and then teach you how to take advantage of some of the more advanced features available in our mobile flight tracker app. We also have a post on using filters on the web.

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Finding Aircraft ICAO Codes

All of our aircraft filters take advantage of the aircraft’s assigned ICAO code. But what if you don’t know the ICAO code of the aircraft you want to track? ICAO offers a searchable database for aircraft type codes on their website.

The type code search page on the ICAO website

Ian Petchenik’s love of aviation began at an early age growing up next to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. As Flightradar24’s director of communications and co-host of the AvTalk podcast Ian now gets to share that passion for aviation with millions of Flightradar24 users and listeners around the world.

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