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What is Flight Tracking? Flight tracking is, as the name suggests, the tracking of commercial aviation flights. However, due to this activity’s popularity and our ever-growing technical ability, flight tracking has grown into a huge network: One fuelled by global data received by data broadcasts and antenna radars placed all around the world. There are … Continue reading “A Brief History of Flight Tracking”

Greetings fellow AvGeeks. What a chaotic week that was! Clearly inspired by the Christmas Star Wars spinoff we have machines, drunks and animals all running amok! It’s a good job we finish in Dubai for a timely reminder of the beauty of flying! Flight Simulator Sets Fire to Airport theregister.co.uk Oh dear! This sim got a … Continue reading “AvGeek Weekly – Rogue Ones”

Merry Christmas Happy Holidays fellow AvGeeks. This week we start and finish our weekly roundup with some cool Santa stories. Ho ho ho Santa’s New Ride? The big fella has been getting some ideas from Amazon it seems! Pilot ‘congratulates passengers’ for drinking all of the alcohol on board telegraph.co.uk AvGeek respect to the Raider … Continue reading “AvGeek Weekly – Happy Holidays”

About Santa’s Sleigh Every year come the December 24th, Father Christmas, Santa or Good Old St. Nick – however, you refer to him, has 32 hours to travel over 510,000,000 km, visiting over 91.8 million homes to get presents to over 400 million children. This, of course, varies yearly, depending on whose been good of course! … Continue reading “Track Santa’s Sleigh With Plane Finder’s Flight Tracker”

About Emirates Airline Established in 1983, Emirates Airline today is the Middle East’s largest airline. Based in Dubai, the airline operates over 3600 flights per week to more than 154 cities, in 80 different countries and across all six continents. In terms of international passengers carried, Emirates Airline is the world’s fourth-largest airline. But, when … Continue reading “How To Track an Emirates Airline Flight Status”

Welcome to another AvGeek Roundup. We start our roundup with the shocking aviation disaster in Colombia – a crash that poses a lot of questions about decisions made. This week we also question the sanity of one passenger who couldn’t wait to leave her plane, learn some heli-science and get some answers about the toll … Continue reading “AvGeek Weekly – Why?”