Category : Special Aircraft Tracking

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NASA Completes ATD-1 Flight Testing

NASA, Honeywell, Boeing, and United Airlines spent the month of February testing a new technology that could enable more aircraft to safely land at an airport in a given time period. The tool, Flight Deck Interval Management (FIM), is being developed as part of NASA’s larger Air Traffic Management (ATM) Technology Demonstration – 1 (ATD-1).

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The Best Avgeek Videos We Saw This Week

As the weekend comes to a close, here’s a look at the the best avgeek videos we watched this week. From early 1990s planespotting to brand new aircraft being tested, with a Northern Lights spectacular for good measure, hopefully you enjoy these as much as we did.

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Tracking Santa’s Flight with Flightradar24

Just in time for Christmas, Santa’s sleigh is out of the workshop and upgraded with the latest ADS-B transponder and elf-designed cabin interior for a long night’s work. Rudolph’s anti-collision beacon red nose has received a polish as well. With the work complete, Santa is ready for tracking on Flightradar24!

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The Emirates A380 Fleet Revisited

In April, we followed the Emirates Airbus A380 fleet for a day, tracking their then 75-strong fleet. Since April, Emirates has inaugurated new routes—both long and short—and grown their A380 fleet to 88. With this in mind, we decided to check in with the world’s largest A380 fleet.

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