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Airplanes!
« on: February 26, 2010, 06:14:11 PM »
If this isn't awesome, what is?

http://www.flightradar24.com/

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Re: Airplanes!
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2010, 06:33:47 PM »


iirc, there was another similar system that tracks shipping..

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Re: Airplanes!
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2010, 07:44:27 PM »
WOW! That's superb! click-click-click-click...everywhere!!!  :o

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Re: Airplanes!
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2010, 08:33:12 PM »
If this isn't awesome, what is?

Well, there's always the--what? Why are you looking at me like that?

...kidding. That *is* awesome. :D

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Re: Airplanes!
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2010, 09:46:34 PM »
I also received a link to the same kind of page for ships...
http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/

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Re: Airplanes!
« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2010, 12:24:49 AM »
i just found one of the ships that's cruising with 48 kn through the saudi arabian desert! perhaps a race camel (ship-of-the-desert)? or maybe it's related to the initial topic: a zeppelin, the size would be more apropriate.

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Vessel's Details

Ship Type: Local Vessel
Status: Underway
Speed/Course: 48.5 kn / 0˚
Length x Breadth: 284 m X 16 m
Draught: 13 m
Destination: BH?L3^J^TT
Received (156): 0h 18min 19s ago
(AIS Source: Martin)

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Re: Airplanes!
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2010, 07:31:39 PM »
AWESOME love the pages. never thought these would exist.
@sdog weird

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Re: Airplanes!
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2010, 10:53:13 PM »
wow, incredible  :o
where do they get such informations :/

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Re: Airplanes!
« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2010, 01:04:34 AM »
it's not hard. they have a transponder that tells them where the planes are and the info from air traffic control

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Re: Airplanes!
« Reply #9 on: March 05, 2010, 10:46:14 PM »
Is that kind of like flightaware.com?