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Aircraft Movement - Amazing!  
User currently offlineMileHighFlyer From Canada, joined Feb 2008, 55 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 23035 times:

Here's a viewing of aircraft movements around the world in a 24-hour period that I wanted to share with you guys. It's amazing!


http://radar.zhaw.ch/resources/airtraffic.wmv

Cheers,

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User currently offlineSkyymarc From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 86 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 22963 times:

That was awesome! It was cool to see how the flight activity increased across europe and the U.S. east coast with the sunrise.

Thanks for sharing!


User currently offlinePhoenix9 From Canada, joined Aug 2007, 2546 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 22854 times:

Amazing video! If you look closely...you can follow the TA and TP lon-haul routes with typical flight times for that route. E.g leaving at morning arriving at night and visa versa


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User currently offlineWarRI1 From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 8852 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 22812 times:

Thanks for that, that is something to see. Like a swarm of bees.


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User currently offlineGsosbee From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 825 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 22781 times:

Great link. Thanks.

User currently offlineRadarbeam From Canada, joined Mar 2002, 1310 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 22781 times:

Very cool video. The SYD-JNB is a very lonely route compared to the North Atlantic!
Thanks for sharing!


User currently offlineMileHighFlyer From Canada, joined Feb 2008, 55 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 22227 times:

It's amazing how much traffic is in Europe... it makes sense though.

User currently offlineScedlc From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 4 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 21935 times:

thanks, it's amazing to see all that activity

User currently offlineLexy From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 2515 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 21902 times:

Alot of those flights in the USA that are overnight movements are cargo companies like FX and UPS, etc. That's what is amazing to me as well. Great link!


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User currently offlineFN1001 From Moldova, joined Sep 2008, 234 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 21477 times:

Looks funny! Thank you for sharing!

Star Alliance is offering on their website a screen saver showing "real time" movements of their aircrafts.



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User currently offlineOtnySASLHR From Spain, joined May 2007, 131 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 21432 times:

I prefer the Star Alliance screensaver, it only shows their flights, but the different airlines are represented by different colours. Also the time of day is shown and the number of flights.
You can download it from their website
Rgds Tony



oTny
User currently offlineCastropRauxel From Germany, joined Sep 2008, 467 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 21204 times:



Quoting OtnySASLHR (Reply 10):
I prefer the Star Alliance screensaver, it only shows their flights, but the different airlines are represented by different colours. Also the time of day is shown and the number of flights.
You can download it from their website

Took the words right off my mouth  bigthumbsup 
I really like the STAR screensaver where you can follow the movments of one carrier. I think that's more interesting.


User currently offlineFbgdavidson From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 3701 posts, RR: 28
Reply 12, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 21204 times:

Pretty amazing that you can almost count the aircraft flying in South America/Africa/Australasia whereas the US, Europe and Asia are just a swarm!

The Hawaiian Islands stand out quite heavily with the streams to and from the US mainland and what appears to be Japan.

Anyone sehe aircraft that streak across the poles like shooting stars?



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User currently offlineSpeedbirda380 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2008, 539 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 21000 times:



Quoting Fbgdavidson (Reply 12):
Anyone sehe aircraft that streak across the poles like shooting stars?

Yes I did. Perhap's this video was recorded on christmas eve?  Wink


User currently offlineANITIX87 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 3300 posts, RR: 13
Reply 14, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 20959 times:
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Quoting Fbgdavidson (Reply 12):
Anyone sehe aircraft that streak across the poles like shooting stars?

Yep! I found the EWR-SIN flight, too, based on departure time from the NorthEast!

The most amazing thing to me is that while Europe's traffic increases quite quickly when the sun rises, it's INSTANT in the United States east coast. It's just incredible!

TIS



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User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 15, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 20921 times:

I can't believe what I just saw!  Wow!


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User currently offlineLH431 From Germany, joined Jan 2005, 81 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 20921 times:



Quoting CastropRauxel (Reply 11):

I really like the STAR screensaver where you can follow the movments of one carrier. I think that's more interesting.

Oh yes! Thats my screen saver too. Very interesting and eye catching.



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User currently offlineTrnsWrld From United States of America, joined May 1999, 924 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 20455 times:

Great vid thanks for posting. Its pretty unbelievable how the entire world is literally dead compared to the U.S. and Europe. Im proud of where I am from.

User currently offlineMarquis From Germany, joined Sep 2005, 274 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 20252 times:

One truly amazing compilation from aircraft movements around the globe.  Wow!

Quoting TrnsWrld (Reply 17):
Im proud of where I am from.

Handing TrnsWrld a flagstaff, a star-spangled banner, a star-spangled banner record and a gramophone...  Yeah sure



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User currently offlineCaspritz78 From Germany, joined Aug 2007, 518 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 20089 times:

And now imagine how this looked on 9/11 and 9/12 2001. The large yellow swarm above the USA was gone these days.

User currently offlineFlyASAGuy2005 From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 7004 posts, RR: 11
Reply 20, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 19672 times:



Quoting Marquis (Reply 18):

Noo need for the sly remarks. What's wrong with him saying he's proud of where he's from?

Around you proud of your country?



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User currently offlineRampart From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 3110 posts, RR: 6
Reply 21, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 18740 times:



Quoting Lexy (Reply 8):
Alot of those flights in the USA that are overnight movements are cargo companies like FX and UPS, etc. That's what is amazing to me as well. Great link!

Wow, that's right! You can idenfity the swarm of activity between local midnight and sunrise in the Ohio Valley (as best as you can at that resolution): Memphis, Louisville, Dayton, Indianapolis. Very cool.

Quoting ANITIX87 (Reply 14):
The most amazing thing to me is that while Europe's traffic increases quite quickly when the sun rises, it's INSTANT in the United States east coast. It's just incredible!

Yes! It's as if the warming sun activates the hive... Striking.

-Rampart


User currently offline797 From Venezuela, joined Aug 2005, 1892 posts, RR: 27
Reply 22, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 16173 times:

Awesome to see how at American Eastern Night Time a huge mass of planes go toward Europe, and then at their day time all of them come in a bigger mass!

Scary thing the lone flights traveling between South America and JNB!!!

Thanks!



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User currently offlinePlatinumfoota From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 556 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 15996 times:
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Thanks! Great video I can stare at for hours. Love the aircraft close to the North Pole appear to go super sonic.


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User currently offlineRara From Germany, joined Jan 2007, 2057 posts, RR: 2
Reply 24, posted (5 years 10 months 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 12679 times:

Really an amazing video.

But I can't believe it shows all flights.. in the morning hours, there are only ten flights or so over Western Europe; there must be more than that!



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25 Greggarious : I say he should save it for Non Av! Awesome video!
26 DeltaDAWG : Great video! The South Atlantic is a lonely corridor though. Got to give it to those pilots running from NZ to S. America and Aus. to S. Africa, do th
27 ABQopsHP : This is remarkable! I loved watching the polar flights, and was fascinated by the South America to Africa flights, as well as the ones from Africa to
28 Ual747 : Star Alliance Screen Saver is not accurate nor real. It's a repeated motion of all the Star Alliance flights during the day, it's programmed in with
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