And you think you’re an AvGeek . . .


Well, I suppose there’s a decent chance you are. But this guy hooked up an antenna to track the planes flying over his apartment under the LaGuardia approach path and figure out where the plane is coming from, displaying the output on a LED screen.

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It is a pretty cool mash-up of different technologies, including a Raspberry Pi computer and an ADS-B antenna and a few websites with flight data on them.

And, quite frankly, I’m a little bit jealous. But the code is open source so I suppose I could whip one up on my own if I wanted to.

h/t mikeschu

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Seth Miller

I'm Seth, also known as the Wandering Aramean. I was bit by the travel bug 30 years ago and there's no sign of a cure. I fly ~200,000 miles annually; these are my stories. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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