Tag : 2016

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Celebrating the 2016 Flightradar24 Milestones

2016 was a very busy year at Flightradar24 as we launched the new version of the website and continued on our quest for global ADS-B coverage. We added thousands of terrestrial receivers, an autonomous surface ocean robot, and satellite ADS-B reception to our network in 2016. Look back with us on the year past. (more…)

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2016 Flights in the News and Our Most-Tracked Flights

As the year comes to a close, we look back on some of the flights that made news this year. Some of the most-followed flights marked the beginning of a long journey —like the first flights of the 737 MAX and A350-1000—while others celebrated the end of one—like Solar Impulse’s successful round-the-world flight. We’ll walk through the year and some of the highs and lows of aviation and look forward to what next year may bring. (more…)

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2016: a Year in JetPhotos

Since JetPhotos became part of the Flightradar24 family last year, the photo catalog has grown to over 3 million high quality aviation photographs. We’re taking a look at some of the top photos added to the JetPhotos catalog in 2016. With over 3.2 million photos, JetPhotos is the largest collection of aviation photography on the internet, so the photos here are by no means the end of great photos from 2016, just a small sample. We encourage you take a look at the Screener’s Choice section and the most popular photos from this year. (more…)