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Today we’re pleased to announce the launch of a brand new version of Plane Finder for the web. It’s packed full of exciting new features, sports an improved user interface, better support for mobile devices, and comes with a huge number of performance improvements! Extended ADS-B Data Thanks to recent improvements to our ADS-B Client, … Continue reading “The All New Planefinder.net”

Welcome to another AvGeek delivered directly to your desktop. Sadly, we begin with some of our feathered friends that won’t be making any more deliveries. In a busy week, we also check out a couple of great plane videos, have some ATC fun but also see what can happen when an ATC professional makes an error. … Continue reading “AvGeek Weekly – Baby Boom?”

About Thomson Thomson Airways Limited, more commonly referred to as simply Thomson, is the world’s largest charter airline. Currently, the airline has 61 active aircraft – all Boeing models – and three additional orders on the way. Based at London-Gatwick and flying from a host of airports up and down the UK and Republic of … Continue reading “Tracking Thomson Flight Status”

Not had enough Trump lately? Well fear not as we bring you not one but two related AvTrump related stories!! No snakes on his plane but here at AvGeek we suspect he might be the proud owner of a new Boeing phone soon! Trump Plane Receives Water Cannon Salute Before Heading To The White House npr.org … Continue reading “AvGeek Weekly – Trump!”

British Airways, BA British Airways, commonly shortened to BA, was first established in 1972 by the UK government to manage two large international and two small regional pre-existing nationalised airlines. However, in March 1974 all four of these airlines merged under one name and one company; British Airways. After 13 years under this state controlled … Continue reading “Tracking British Airways Flight Status: A How-To Guide”

It has been over two years since Malaysian Airlines flight 370 went missing and the location of the aircraft has still not been determined. There has been a lot of talk in the press about “ACARS” and that this was turned off and that the 01:37 transmission was never received. So what actually is this, … Continue reading “What is ACARS?”

After another busy week it’s time to put on our fancy new sneakers, whistle for our loyal suitcase and leave our phone behind as we head to the “Horn”, get up close to some Mig-29’s and dust off the drone for some spectacular flights over Britain. In other news we also hear from someone making … Continue reading “AvGeek Weekly – Shhh”