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Welcoming Weather to Flightradar24

We’re excited to announce that multiple weather layers are now available in Flightradar24! We’ve added layers for clouds, precipitation, lightning, volcanic eruptions, Airmets/Sigmets, and high level significant weather forecasts. The current weather at over 3000 airports remains available as well. (more…)

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Understanding Extended Mode S Data in Flightradar24

With the release of the latest version of the Flightradar24 website we introduced new flight details called Extended Mode S data. We’re proud to be the first flight tracking service to offer this additional flight data. We receive the Extended Mode S data directly from the aircraft we are tracking and decode the data for display on the website. Extended Mode S data can include additional information about the speed and altitude of the aircraft as well as weather information. Extended Mode S data is available to subscribers with a Gold or Business subscription. (more…)