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Offline w0x0f

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« on: October 12, 2007, 08:41:26 AM »
Just got this today.  A plug for is included.


Free public BETA for our new flight tracker!
Behind the scenes, we've been quietly re-writing the way processes the FAA data we receive.  This new method, in conjunction with a re-design of some of the key features of the site, has allowed us to come up with some amazing new services not found anywhere else!

We'd like to have you help us test out one of the new features, so we've temporarily opened up access to this service to the public!  You do not need to be a current subscriber to in order to check out this new service... all you need is a free registered account (if you don't have one already, you can create one by going to

Here are some of the cool new features available with this special QuickTrack BETA:

Use your mouse to drag a box around an area on the map for complete custom zoom
Running "ATC Log" shows an ongoing list of ATC clearances; see route changes, altitude changes, and more
Integration with for suggested real-time live audio feeds of ATC frequencies - hear the pilots!
View the entire track or just a portion
Overlay with Google Maps, or use the standard map for weather & terrain
List the 10 most recent flights the aircraft has flown
Uses AJAX "Web 2.0" technologies for a faster experience and a clean, automatically updating display

The new flight tracking option is just the start in a series of new features on the horizon!

To try this new QuickTrack2 feature, you must click to!  The feature is not found on any specific menu on the website; you must use this address.

We plan to switch over to this new QuickTrack and eliminate the older version before year's end, so please give it a try and let us know what you think.  Since this is a BETA service, there may very well be bugs... so don't hesitate to let us know!   We'd love to hear your comments, and your feedback is always welcome!  See you online, and stay tuned for additional information on more new features. 

NOTE:  This free BETA is only temporary.  When the feature goes live, it will be part of the Basic Flight Tracking subscription plan.

PS:  Feel free to email this to a friend!

Offline Lezam

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Re: Beta Flight Tracker
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2007, 12:52:13 PM »
How long will this beta be open?

Offline w0x0f

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Re: Beta Flight Tracker
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2007, 02:26:34 PM »
How long will this beta be open?

Unfortunately, you currently know as much about this as I do.  Sorry, but there is no mention of when it goes commercial on their site.


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Re: Beta Flight Tracker
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2007, 03:34:32 PM »
Right now it is a quiet beta just to gauge interest in the feeds.