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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by NEILS, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. NEILS

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    Has anyone seen this before :?:

    http://planefinder.net/

    Found it by accident and after watching for a while and running outside to watch the planes fly over thought it might come in handy :)
     
  2. dkatz42

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    I've seen different versions of this (flightaware.com for example). Be aware that it only shows aircraft on IFR flight plans (a fraction of all flights and a tiny fraction of flights close to the ground) so don't expect to use it to keep your P2V out of my props. ;)
     
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    I have had it a while now, kinda mind boggling how many planes are in the sky at any one time.
     
  4. NEILS

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    That
    That's what got me when I seen it first time :shock: the air traffic control staff must be stressed

    I've got no intentions of going up 35000ft ;) just nice to know where the airline flight paths are
     
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    That data is 15 minutes old at the best. AFAIK, you don't have to file a plan for VFR trips. Best bet is to stay low and fly safely.
     
  6. NEILS

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    Well I tested it today and every time it said there was a flight passing over my house there was a plane in the sky going in the right direction?, I don't fly here anyways as I believe I'm too close to an airport (10 mile).

    My partner thinks I'm going to turn into a plane spotter :)
     
  7. tizzl10

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    cool..thanks for posting!
     
  8. dkatz42

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    In the US at least, flight plans are not required for VFR flight (I haven't filed a VFR flight plan since I was a student). Flights above 18,000 feet must be flown IFR, so you can usually bet that if it's a jet it'll be IFR.
     
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    You are not too close to an airport if you're at 10 miles !
     
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    Awesome app! Thanks!
     
  11. gunslinger

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    +1 COOL!!! :D :D :D