The Flightradar24 Flight Tracker is a free online app available on the Google Play Store. You can use it to track flights all around the world. It provides details of flights to over 150 countries and is also considered the number travel app by many!
With the help of this app, you can easily turn your tablet or mobile into a live flight details tracker. You can see the movement of flights all around the world in real-time and in a well-detailed map!
In order to enjoy the features of Flightradar24 Flight Tracker, you will first have to download the app on your mobile or tablet. After that, you can simply point it towards a particular flight and get all the necessary details on that flight. You can see details of the aircraft and when it’ll be landing, where its destination is.
Most aircraft nowadays are well equipped with the ADS-B transponders that help in transmitting positional data of the aircraft. Using the help of Flightradar24 Flight Tracker, you get access to a growing network of over 20,000 ground stations that are located all around the world. It receives the data which is showing as the aircraft’s movement on the digital map you have in the app.
With a growing number of regions, and with the help of multilateration, the people at Flightrader are able to provide calculated details of the position of an aircraft that doesn’t have ADS-B transponders in it. The coverage which is provided in North America also contains real-time radar data. The coverage which is provided is both variables as well as subject to change at any given point of time.
Some of the amazing features contained in the Flightradar24 Flight Tracker app are as follows –
You can watch the movement of an aircraft anywhere around the world in real-time. You can check and tally flight information as well as identify the flight overhead. This is possible because they provide you with an actual image of the aircraft itself. You can achieve this by simply pointing the device at the sky.
There is also a 3D view, seeing everything that the pilot sees from and in the aircraft. You can tap on an aircraft in order to get its flight details, such as its route, its actual time of departure and estimated time of arrival. There is also available the status of the flight, the aircraft type, its speed, its altitude as well as high-resolution HD photos of the actual flight along with a lot more.
You can watch playbacks of all past flights as well as see all sorts of historical data with regards to an aircraft. By tapping on the airport icon you get all the arrival and departure boards, the aircraft that are on the ground, any flight status, and every detail of the weather as well as any and every current delay statistics.
With the help of a flight number, airline or airport you can search for any individual flight that is to arrive or leave from any airport. You can filter out flights with the help of the airline, aircraft, speed, altitude and such other options as are available.
Barring these amazing options which can avail of, when using the app for free, you could also opt for the Silver or Gold membership. It has amazing upgrades – details of which will be provided below. In fact, you could check out the features on a trial period before deciding to opt for them.
Some of the amazing features you can avail of, if opting for the Flightradar24 Silver upgrade are as follows:
You have access to 90 days of flight history. You get to access more aircraft details, such as the serial numbers as well as the age of the aircraft. Also, You will have access to more flight details such as squawk as well as its vertical speed. You can add filters as well as get notified alerts when looking for a specific flight along with its details. You get to access the current weather conditions at over 3,000 airports which have been overlaid on the digital map.
Some of the amazing features you can avail of, if opting for the Flightrader 24 Gold upgrade are as follows:
All the features mentioned above with regards to the Flightrader 24 Silver upgrade. You have access to 365 days of detailed flight history. Also, you will get access to a detailed live weather map along with layers to show clouds and precipitation.
You get access to aeronautical charts as well as oceanic tracks. They show the pathways which are followed by flights up in the sky. You get access to air traffic control boundaries. They provide you with details of the controller who is responsible for a particular flight.
You get access to an Extended Mode S data. It ends up providing you much more data with regards to the altitude of a flight, its speed, temperature and wind conditions that are experienced by the flight (as and when available).
All price details with regards to the Silver and Gold upgrade are available on the app’s page. They are bound to vary, based on your currency as well as your country’s location. If and when you choose an upgrade, the subscription will be charged to the payment method which is linked to your Google account. Your subscription will automatically renew itself unless it is canceled prior to 24 hours (at least) before the ending of the current subscription.