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Is There A Worldwide 'FlightAware?'  
User currently offlineChrisNH From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 4423 posts, RR: 2
Posted (6 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 4368 times:

Many of us use and love FlightAware for the information it provides. But once an airliner leaves our airspace (going to Europe, for example) we lose track of it on FlightAware.

Are there any other worldwide 'FlightAware'-like web sites that pick up where our own FlightAware leaves off?

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User currently offlineOly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 7154 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (6 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 4340 times:

Some (many?) other countries don't allow retransmission of data that give aircraft positions. Others don't have the tracking infrastructure, or people with the equipment.

There are sites that rely on volunteers streaming their SBS or ACARS data to servers, or there are individuals with their own sites.

www.openatc.com is one that tends to show aircraft over the UK, Netherlands, Germany, France, Switzerland and shows the tracks on google earth.

It's illegal in the UK to retransmit the data though personal use of the SBS receivers seems to be tolerated.

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