Description

Track planes in real time on a worldwide map or use your camera to identify planes in the sky! No subscription to pay and top ranking since 2009. Plane Finder is the mobile flight tracker of choice for millions of curious people worldwide.

PLANE FINDER IS A POWERFUL FLIGHT TRACKING TOOL FOR

• Holiday makers, business travellers and their friends and families
• Aviation enthusiasts
• Pilots
• Cabin Crew
• Aviation Professionals
• Airlines

EASY TO USE AND INTUITIVE

• See live air traffic patterns and track flights in real time on a detailed map.
• Search by flight number, create a custom filter or just browse. Tap a plane to see detailed information such as
• Live flight path
• Flight route
• Detailed live flight status information
• Live altitude, speed and course
• Registration and callsign
• Aircraft photos
• Aircraft type
• Aircraft age
• Airline logo
• Days of operation
• Flight history
• Identify planes in the sky above you using Augmented Reality, point your camera at a plane overhead to see details
• Jump to worldwide locations easily by adding favourite bookmarks
• Check airport arrival and departure boards and view live information and statistics
• Get an instant notification when a flight takes off or is near landing using alerts
• Use playback to watch old flights (back to 2011)

USE PLANE FINDER TO ANSWER POPULAR QUESTIONS

• Where is my flight now?
• What is that plane overhead and where is it going?
• How many planes are flying right now?
• Are there delays at my airport?
• When will my flight take off?
• When will my flight land?
• Is my flight on time?
• What route did my flight take?


WHY CHOOSE PLANE FINDER?

Top ranking since 2009 and with no subscription fees to pay, Plane Finder is a trusted source of global flight tracking information to both the enthusiast and professional aviation community. We use our own worldwide bespoke flight tracking network that we are constantly growing and evolving to provide the best possible flight tracking experience. We pride ourselves on the accuracy of our tracking data and apply rigorous data quality checks throughout our systems.

Plane Finder has been featured by Gizmodo, CNN, GMA, BBC, Sunday Times, Mail on Sunday, CNET, Wired, GQ Magazine and many more.


HOW DOES PLANE FINDER WORK?

Plane Finder receives real time ADS-B and MLAT signals sent by aircraft to transmit their 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. You can check our worldwide flight tracking coverage for free at www.planefinder.net


HELP AND SUPPORT

Plane Finder is regularly updated with innovative new features and our support team always listen to and reply to feedback. Please email support@planefinder.net or visit our website www.planefinder.net

ALSO BY PLANEFINDER

Plane Finder LITE (Free flight tracker app with adverts)
Plane Finder 3D (Track flights live around the world in 3D airspace)
Plane Finder AR (See where planes overhead are going using your device camera)

Please visit www.planefinder.net/apps to discover our full suite of flight tracker apps.


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.

What’s New

Version 11.2.1

Thank you for supporting Plane Finder, we regularly release updates to bring you the best live flight tracking experience.
v11.2.1 includes background tweaks and bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
37.6K Ratings

37.6K Ratings

Steve@Aberdeen ,

Useful app

Have used this app for several years and, despite not having every bell and whistle available from some of the competition I’ve never been tempted to move elsewhere. I’ve found it as reliable as any others - more so, in fact. Tracking a friend’s flight today, most of the others reported its arrival instead of its diversion (that this one picked up).
My only issue is with airport flight boards - for airports I’ve compared, the web-accessible board from the airport is more reliable. Probably a problem with the feed used, so not an app issue but perhaps alternative feeds may be available.

Granniro ,

Not as good as the earlier version

I love plane finder. I sit in the garden first thing with my tea and track the planes flying across us. The Stansted flight paths are routed round us or over us, and exotics from America bound for Amsterdam cross over us, too. I think about the lives of the passengers, their expectations, why they are travelling. I love the big, mysterious cargo planes, and the jerky, wandering flight paths of those little planes going into Cit of London.

But the latest version irritates me. I can no longer track a plane without having the box with all its information blocking half the screen. Much of the pleasure was following them quietly along. And that box is soooo big! So intrusive! And it no longer gives me the altitude changes in graph form. And the planes have those unnecessary cutesy shadows....

So I sit and grumble. The older version would have got 4 or 5 stars. This version gets 3. But I wouldn’t be without it.

silvershay04 ,

Was Excellent... Now ads?

EDIT: Since the launch of the new 3D app I can’t open this app without having to waste time dismissing an ad for the new app, despite the fact that I’ve paid for this app and as part of the package of paying I was told there would be no ads. I understand the need to promote new apps, but every time I launch into this one is a bit much!

ORIGINAL REVIEW:

This app is one of the best ones! It sometimes screws up when you watch the airport but further out from it, this app is great. But when will we see iPad compatibility? I have to run it on my iPad in compatibility mode and I'm not a big fan of this!

Developer Response ,

Please can you email support@planefinder.net I think something has gone a bit wrong with your installation and we would like to help you fix it. Also Plane Finder is a universal app which means it runs on your iPad too. I think you may need to delete and re-install your iPad version. Apple will recognise your previous purchase and you won't be charged again.

Information

Provider
pinkfroot limited
Size
59.9 MB
Category
Travel
Compatibility

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Apple TV.

Languages

English, Arabic, Armenian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Welsh

Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© pinkfroot limited 2009-2019
Price
£4.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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