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Seeing a Day in a Minute—24 Hours of Flights in the US

Hundreds of thousands of flights take off and land each day around the world. On 1 April we tracked a total of 164,209 flights. Tens of thousands of those took to the skies over the United States. In the video below, we’ve compressed 24 hours of flight activity over the United States into just one minute. (more…)

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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. We’re excited to announce that this year, we’ll be among them. We’ve also been expanding MLAT coverage in the Oshkosh area, so we hope to be able to track many of the 10,000 aircraft flying in for the week. (more…)