Plane Finder - Flight Tracker

Plane Finder - Flight Tracker

By pinkfroot limited

  • Category: Travel
  • Release Date: 2009-11-03
  • Current Version: 11.0.3
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 63.00 MB
  • Developer: pinkfroot limited
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 3,346 App Reviews)
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Plane Finder - Flight Tracker App Ratings: 4.5
Based on 3,346 App Reviews

Plane Finder - Flight Tracker App Details

Plane Finder tracks planes in real time around the world. Watch live moving planes on a worldwide map or use the camera AR view to ID planes above you. You can even play back past flights – all the way back to 2011. The Plane Finder app launched in 2009 and was the first live flight tracking app - today there are millions of happy users all over the world. Plane Finder has been top rated and top ranking since 2009 and covers most of the world, tracking 12,000+ planes simultaneously. Search by flight number, place name, airport, airline and aircraft or browse the map. (You can choose Apple or Google maps too!). Simply tap a plane to see detailed flight and aircraft information including photographs or tap an airport to see live arrivals and departures boards. Use Augmented Reality (AR) view to identify planes overhead using your device camera. 23 different plane markers are included and airline logos are displayed next to planes for easy identification. Custom alerts are unlimited and free to use, so you can take a break from watching the air traffic and let the app notify you when a plane is in the air or nearby. Powerful and unlimited custom filters are also free to use. You can create, save and name as many filters as you need for quick access to the planes you are interested in. Add and browse bookmarks to saved locations around the globe to quickly navigate to areas or airports of interest. Handoff is supported too! If you prefer a list view of planes to the map view, use the sortable List View. You can also rearrange the table columns for ease of use. Watch your previous flights - all the way back to April 2011! Use playback to replay holiday flights, diversions, major incidents etc. You can also easily see the effects of storms, ATC strikes, volcanic ash clouds and more. Or just relax and use playback to view the flow of air traffic through the day. FAA US and NATS UK aviation charts are available as an in app purchase as a visual alternative to standard maps. Plane Finder has been featured by Gizmodo, CNN, GMA, BBC, Sunday Times, Mail on Sunday, CNET, Wired, GQ Magazine and many more. We have millions of happy users and Plane Finder is regularly updated with innovative new features. Our support team always listen to and reply to feedback. At a glance our worldwide coverage includes - • Europe 95% - realtime • North America – 100% via slightly US delayed data – Nationwide realtime ADS-B network in place and capturing 95% of ADS-B equipped aircraft • Rest of World – Excellent coverage in Australia, New Zealand, Central America, Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Dubai, India, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea, Maldives, Mauritius, Singapore, Hong Kong and many more countries Important Note: Plane Finder works by picking up real time ADS-B and MLAT signals used by aircraft to transmit positional data to land based receivers. This technology is faster than traditional radar and is used for air traffic control and navigation. ADS-B is not used by all airlines or aircraft, however this is changing and the number of aircraft tracked by ADS-B is increasing all of the time. Traditional radar type data in real time is also included for North America. Disclaimer: The use of the information presented using Plane Finder is strictly limited to pursuing enthusiast activities (i.e. for entertainment purposes), which specifically exclude any activities that might endanger yourself or the lives of others. Under no circumstances will the developer of this application be held responsible for incidents resulting from the use of the data or its interpretation or its use contrary to this agreement.


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App Reviews

  • Great!!!👍👍

    By Esfv
    Love this app 👍👍😂
  • Many times not accurate

    By YuvalKav
    Not accurate or not appearing at all Bug: a flight number with 2 figures e.g. 90 Will appear in many instances starting with 90. Filter unclear how to identify with airlines code and flight number.
  • Comment

    By Tellico Dad
    Great program. As a former AF pilot I enjoyed following the planes around. Never realized there was SOO much activitity around some cities and so little in other parts of the world.
  • It’s great

    By Nonone
    Best flight tracking app I use. Great as a pilot to calm my aviation fetish where ever I am.
  • UFO's

    By DC-130h
    I never knew there were SO MANY mystery planes over Phoenix. The planes departed ?, and are expected to arrive at ? Oh, what type of plane? It doesn't tell us. Very frustrating, and that is no mystery.
  • No journey info?

    By wmjlane
    The 3D version is a downgrade from the orig Plane Finder
  • Military planes

    By amberbrounie
    This app does not show every airplane
  • Fun way to see airspace in real time.

    By Dorde
    Filters are pretty good. Wish you could have more ways to filter. Like: Tail numbers ending in QS or FX. This would make the app 5 stars in my opinion.
  • Love this

    By Curiousnomad
    I love this app! I bought while staying on Long Island near JFK. I was wondering what planes were flying overhead and where they came from. Oh- that was an Air Emirates Airbus coming from Doha, Qatar to JFK. I look at flights I’ve taken, track routes, etc. JFK to Bejing? Now over the Arctic Ocean in a Boeing 737 built 4 years ago, arriving in 8 hrs. Well worth it IMO.
  • Horrible

    By multipleangles
    After this most recent update, I haven’t been able to track the planes I had saved before and rarely come up. Can’t actually search for certain airplanes as the search can’t find any type of plane. Save the money and just use the web page