Flight Tracking is tracking a plane or flight in real-time. There are multiple techniques to track a flight. Examples of flight trackers are Secondary Surveillance Radar and the popular flightradar24.com site, that uses ADS-B stations to track their planes.

Flight Tracking is tracking a plane or flight in real-time. There are multiple techniques to track a flight. Air Traffic Control uses Secondary Surveillance Radar for example. But the popular flight tracking site FlightRadar24 uses ADS-B stations from all over the world, with most of them placed by volunteers, to show the plane's position, altitude, speed and much more.

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