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Plane Finder - 2.99 USD

by pinkfroot limited, Version: 1.4 , 3428 KB  

Package name: com.pinkfroot.planefinder , Last Update: 2012-09-04 10:36:40

651 ratings (3.559 average)

10,000-50,000 downloads

What's new in this version (1.4):

Fixes an issue when clicking on route text for detailed route information....

Did you know we also have Ship Finder available for Android?


The original and most highly rated plane tracking app.

Our Plane Finder apps have been featured on Gizmodo, CNN, GMA, Sunday Times, Mail on Sunday, CNET, GQ Magazine and many more.

Don’t take our word for it – check out our ratings and the wide range of positive press we’ve had across the world.

Plane Finder provides near real time “virtual radar” air traffic radar maps. It’s easy to use and is an amazing app for anyone interested in aviation, planes, flights or air traffic control. It’s also great if you simply want to know what’s up there or want to see your friends and family in the air.

Features include:

Live moving planes
Flight path contrails
Search by flight number
Beautifully detailed aircraft illustrations
Flight information such as - flight number, route, altitude, speed, plane type, airline, registration number
Technical information such as – squawk codes, ICAO/IATA codes, ADS Hexcode, heading

Plane Finder works by picking up ADS-B plane feeds used by all commercial planes to transmit their name, position, destination and lots more. This technology is actually faster than radar and is used in some places for air traffic control and navigation.

Our global coverage is unrivalled and expanding all of the time, please check regularly for current coverage.

Pinkfroot are committed to customer service and continually improve our Plane Finder apps based on feedback. Follow us on twitter @pinkfroot, and join our online community at If you have any questions please email and we’ll be happy to help.

Our companion App - Ship Finder– is highly rated and enjoyed by both professionals and anyone with an interest in planes and ships.

Note: ADS-B is not currently used by all US airlines, however this is also expanding all of the time.

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

Last comments from Android Market

Michael (*****)
Amazing. Great app.

Rob (*)
Icredible number of force closes. Almost unusable.

Doug (***)
Buggy. Force closes a lot. Planes all disappear sometimes after viewing details. Needs quite a bit of polishing for 5 stars. Same as Ship Finder.

Martin (*****)
How cool is this!

Adam (*****)
Have it on a galaxy s 2.2 works a dream not a problem met the developers at martin lynch & sons thay recon more updates on the way! Excellent Thanks

Fligg (*****)
Some bugs but its in active development and keeps getting better. When its working its AMAZING!

Kelly Q (*)
I am just north of DFW with about a dozen planes overhead. On this app only two Continental ships show 40 miles south. Junk.

andrew (****)

elliot (****)
Works great on xperia x8. Fun little app to have.

Michael (***)
Forcecloses alot, has the be a good app, just needs to fix the route data, alot of the flights have the incorrect data, fix route lines

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