Tag : television-relay

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How the Tour de France Goes from Cycle to Screen

As the peloton makes its way through France each summer, a fleet of aircraft take to the skies to make sure that the Tour de France makes it way onto screens around the world. To see how it all comes together Ito World Design Lab put together a visualization of the Tour’s airborne assets using Flightradar24 data. Combined for the first time with race data, the visualization shows how the aircraft maintain position above the riders. (more…)

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AvTalk Episode 4: North Korea, Goodbye 747-200s, and Patterns in the Sky

In episode 4, we learn how most airlines navigate their way around North Korea, sit down with Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren to talk about the last US-based 747-200 flight, and learn about tracking aircraft that may be broadcasting the sporting event you’re watching on TV. (more…)