Google Earth Gets Insanely Accurate Flight Tracking

At least, it is as accurate as the FAA will allow.  For security reasons Google’s tracking is 15-20 minutes behind the live location of the plane.  Of course, anyone with some decent navigation and math skills and the flight path could do the math and get the real location without much trouble.

Google Flight Path tracking

More on the subject from Google here.





6 responses to “Google Earth Gets Insanely Accurate Flight Tracking”

  1. MrGroove Avatar

    Now this is pretty cool. I wonder if terrorists will be interested in this data?