Author Topic: LiveATC from inside airplane  (Read 3634 times)

Offline jvnanu

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LiveATC from inside airplane
« on: July 20, 2014, 08:18:04 PM »
Do any airlines have ATC as an option to listen into during the flight? Has anybody streamed LiveATC from their phone during take-off and/or landing? I always thought it would be really interesting! Too bad there aren't clearance/ground/departure streams from Toronto. Could a radio receiver be taken on board to listen? Would that be problematic in terms of safety or other rules pertaining to electronics on board? 

Offline janlam01

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Re: LiveATC from inside airplane
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2014, 10:46:07 PM »
The only airline that I'm aware of that can listen to ATC (not LiveATC feeds) is United Airlines, Channel 9 of the entertainment system. You can find examples on YouTube.

Disclaimer: I've never flown United Airlines before.

Offline dave

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Re: LiveATC from inside airplane
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2014, 07:35:41 AM »
I have not encountered an airline where you couldn't stream ATC from LiveATC - if you have WiFi access on the plane.  They block the high-bandwidth streaming sites, however.  We use low-bandwidth streaming so it is not an issue.