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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by NKruger » Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:19 pm

Anyone know what's up at ORT? All incoming air traffic seems to be holding. Weather maybe?
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by Segg » Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:28 pm

NKruger wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:19 pm
Anyone know what's up at ORT? All air traffic seems to be holding. Weather maybe?
Definitely - there's a pretty decent line of thunderstorms stretching from well west of FALA to well east of FAOR

SPECI FAOR 271809Z 18014KT 9000 TSRA SCT006 BKN030 FEW035CB 14/13 Q1025 TEMPO 4000=

SPECI FALA 271823Z 15011KT 8000 -TSRA FEW035CB SCT040 16/14 Q1024 RETSRA NOSIG=

The SPECI's were a lot worse when I checked earlier....
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by Only » Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:55 pm

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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by Mrb13676 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:04 pm

Anyone with any info on this aerie? Wondering if it's a FR24 hex code error or not? Orbiting in area of my place - not causing any harm mind but interesting nonetheless...
N6045W CESSNA 160 Skycatcher
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by Great Dane » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:14 pm

The former N6045W was a Cessna 172S (cn172S10236) that is now ZS-PWW I believe.
Good chance that is the machine showing here, still flying around with the old code.
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by Mrb13676 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:47 pm

Great Dane wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:14 pm
The former N6045W was a Cessna 172S (cn172S10236) that is now ZS-PWW I believe.
Good chance that is the machine showing here, still flying around with the old code.
Well that would make more sense than an N registered Skycatcher. Thanks!
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by Hein15 » Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:47 am

Anyone with info about this? Seems a bit off
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by Ray W » Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:16 am

Probably just an error on FR24
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by thelsa » Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:09 pm

PLease assist a non-pilot.

Why would flight MN515/CAW515 do a left hand departure from FALA for FALE.
Should a right hand departure not be more economical or is this not the only factor
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by opsmike » Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:21 pm

thelsa wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:09 pm
PLease assist a non-pilot.

Why would flight MN515/CAW515 do a left hand departure from FALA for FALE.
Should a right hand departure not be more economical or is this not the only factor
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by Aquila » Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:06 pm

Hein15 wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:47 am
Anyone with info about this? Seems a bit off
That seems very much like an MLAT issue...
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by Jasondn78 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:56 pm

Doing a survey flight so late at night?
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by allanroy » Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:53 am

Jasondn78 wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:56 pm
Doing a survey flight so late at night?

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Could be a lidar survey
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by Deanw » Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:00 am

Jasondn78 wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:56 pm
Doing a survey flight so late at night?
See viewtopic.php?f=1&t=215908 and viewtopic.php?f=1&t=215816
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

Unread post by ERNIE » Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:05 pm

Was watching the departure on Flightradar 24 this morning, of Flight EK448, from Dubai to Auckland. My Son and Grandson were on the flight. For some reason there were no takeoffs and landings for about three quarters of an hour. I found this very strange, as usually Dubai is extremely busy. Eventually the flight departed an hour and forty minutes late.

On this afternoons news Bulletin on RSG it was announced that there were Drones seen in the vicinity of the airport, obviously leading to a shutdown, as at Heathrow a while ago.

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