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”

ADS-B Tracking Coverage We continue to expand our global ADS-B coverage with people in all corners of the world now hosting Plane Finder Radar systems for us. The antennas often end up at airports, on private properties, up mountains, and almost always in enviable positions with stunning views over many of the world’s great cities and vistas. 1090MHz antennas … Continue reading “What Makes an ADS-B Antenna Happy?”

iOS Beta Testing Plane Finder App We are just putting the finishing touches to the next version of Plane Finder for iOS. This will be the first in a series of great updates to improve the app and we need your help! It is the first time we have ever run a public beta! We … Continue reading “Beta Testing Plane Finder”

Plane Finder relies on a global network of sharers to help maintain ADS-B clients all over the world. To help make the process of sharing ADS-B data with us as easy as possible we released a ground-up rewrite of our Plane Finder ADS-B Client just over a year ago. The update included a beautiful new web-based user interface, a quick … Continue reading “Visualising your ADS-B data in 3D with the new Plane Finder ADS-B Client”

Plane Finder for iOS is now a Universal app! This means that a single purchase now works on iPhone, iPod Touch, Apple Watch, Apple TV and iPad! We’ve also added some great new iOS 9 features such as the split-screen multitasking view. This means you can run Plane Finder alongside your other favourite apps, (which … Continue reading “Plane Finder is Universal!”

We are looking for some help setting up the core of our new UK Multilateration (MLAT) ADS-B radar network. To support this we are offering high quality receivers – completely free to good homes! We have the following initial target locations: Swindon. Worcester. Northampton. High Wycombe. Sevenoaks. Thetford. Colchester. Derby. Liverpool. Goole. We’ll supply the receiver, … Continue reading “Plane Finder MLAT – Free Receivers”