Flight traffic mapping

August 27, 2013 - 3:10pm

The FAA released its final policy last week regarding the procedures for allowing aircraft owners and operators to have their flight information blocked from online flight tracker sites.

August 4, 2011 - 11:10am

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) has authored legislation that would preserve the Block Aircraft Registration Request (Barr) program by preventing the FAA from disseminating identifying information about general aviation aircraft over the Internet against the wishes of aircraft owners and operators. Introduction of the Barr Preservation Act of 2011 (S.

October 18, 2006 - 10:11am

The FAA has approved Rannoch as a class-1 provider of ASDI (aircraft situational display to industry) data, adding the company to the list of services that offer online subscribers access to real-time flight information. Rannoch said it will use the flight-tracking data as part of its AirScene suite of services. Currently about 20 companies are FAA-approved as class-1 ASDI data providers.