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Old 02-26-10, 02:04 PM   #1
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watch airplanes travel, live.

http://www.flightradar24.com/

limited to europe, but you get to see the air traffic.
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Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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what geek
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indeed. If only you could set it as a screen saver, then it might be better than most others...
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That is almost as cool as this
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according to this site there are no planes flying over the U.S.
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according to this site there are no planes flying over the U.S.
limited to Europe.
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Here's another good dorksite.. http://flightaware.com/
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why don't you all just go and hang out at a star trek convention?
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why don't you all just go and hang out at a star trek convention?
yeah, and why don't you just go Mork yourself?!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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why don't you all just go and hang out at a star trek convention?
For fear of bumping into you.
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have i touched a raw nerve?
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embrace thy inner geek.

I said that in a terribly geeky way, on purpose.

and I pointed it out in a terribly geeky way too, on purpose.
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indeed. If only you could set it as a screen saver, then it might be better than most others...
Cool site.... But replace the bike porn.? Why..
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this is going to be a geeks roll call. i'm making a list, then i'm going into th 50+ forum to cross check who is an old fart too.
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I wonder if there's money to be made by putting a webcam or two atop my building so all of you unlucky suckers out there can watch the heavies approach SFO like I do on a clear day. I'm only a little hardware and a couple of firewall rule changes from making this happen.

From my window, I always hold out for QANTAS and Air NZ between 9 and 10am and some of the midday European arrivals. I can time my arrival to the office based on where I am when I see the ANA 777 overhead.
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this is going to be a geeks roll call. i'm making a list, then i'm going into th 50+ forum to cross check who is an old fart too.
you're on a bike forum... that's pretty geeky by anyone's standards.
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I bet coasting is a closet train spotter with a huge collection of anoraks.
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did you hear about those plane spotter who were jailed for monitoring aircraft in india. now that is taking your obsession too far!
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ahhhhhh, I have it. coasting is a plane spotter spotter. talk about an obscure obessive past time. makes normal plane spotters seem normal and well adjusted.
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I clicked on a plane and it was going 400 knots and 40 thousand feet. When I scrolled back to it again, it had an an airspeed of zero (but still 39 thousand feet).

If you hear of a crash in france of a Airbus A319-131, tell them I didn't do it.
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i love being on those planes that have a camera in the nose and when you approach landing you can watch the live pictures.
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24 hours of world plane flights:


USA. This peaks at 19,000 planes in the air at 4pm EST:

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ahhhhhh, I have it. coasting is a plane spotter spotter. talk about an obscure obessive past time. makes normal plane spotters seem normal and well adjusted.
Lots of those everywhere but UK has by far the most devoted.
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