Flightradar24 is an application that allows you to follow Gol and Azul commercial flights online, live, Latam, Avianca, TAP, in addition to private and military aircraft. Available for Android and iPhone (iOS) phones, the tool receives information from the database of air traffic monitoring agencies. The feature is free, but it is necessary to pay a subscription that costs from R $ 12.90 per month to remove ads and have access to more detailed information and more specific settings.
Whether out of curiosity or to follow the arrival of friends and family, the application is useful to users. The results of the monitoring can be shared on social networks such as Facebook and WhatsApp. To learn how to use the Flightradar24 app, check out the tutorial below conducted by dnetc. The procedure was performed on an iPhone 8 with iOS 12, but the tips also apply to users of devices with the Google system.
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Learn how to use the Flightradar24 app to monitor flights on your cell phone – Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetc
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Access the initial configuration of the Flightradar24 app – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. At the bottom of the screen, there are the map configuration buttons, climate view and flight filters – with options for airlines, aircraft model, airport and for example. Click on an airplane on the map to see the details of the aircraft and route. To see more details, touch the photo of the miniature plane in the lower right corner;
View information about a flight in the Flightradar24 app – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. In the details, check the pilot’s name, airplane altitude, scheduled and actual departure time, scheduled and estimated arrival time, in addition to other technical data;
See details about the plane selected in the app Flightradar24 – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. Back on the map, tap «Route» to see the full flight path. If you want to track the plane’s displacement, use the «Follow» option on the bottom bar;
Check the route and follow the plane in the app Flightradar24 – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 5. It is also possible to see the aircraft in real time in 3D. To do this, tap on «3D Mode» in the bottom left corner of the screen. The user can freely rotate around the plane or change the view to obtain the same view as the pilot by touching the joystick icon. In the last item of the «Comp.» Menu, interested parties can share the information on social networks.
Activate 3D visualization in the Flightradar24 app – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Ready. Take advantage of the tips for tracking flights in real time on your cell phone with the Flightradar24 app.
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