Flying cross-country can be a pretty daunting experience, especially in busy airspace areas – but with the right planning and preparation, anyone can do it.
28 Dec 10:58 AM
The airspace surrounding Washington DC is some of the trickiest airspace in the United States. Multiple layers of secure airspace around the US capital and a number of Class B primary airports within within the area set up after 9/11, make the area daunting for most pilots.
22 Dec 04:57 PM
Before the Spider 7, operators of aircraft with electrically heated windshields have had three options when it comes to flight tracking, although only one of them provides an actual solution.
08 Dec 07:48 AM
High temperatures and low flying are all part of the job for African Parks, a Spidertracks customer and not for profit organisation that manages ten wildlife parks in seven African countries and protects an area of over six million hectares. The African Parks’ fleet of nine aircraft are always in high demand, from avoiding bandits and rebels in the Central African Republic to transporting an injured gorilla in the back of a helicopter in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
04 Dec 07:04 AM
Edmonton based helicopter operator Synergy Aviation has committed to a further two spidertracks flight tracking devices at the Helicopter Association of Canada conference in Vancouver. The addition of the two new Spider 6s extends the increase in operational efficiency and safety to their entire fleet.
20 Nov 11:30 AM
Spidertracks' latest real-time tracking device for business aviation has proved a huge hit at it's launch, with at least 12 orders confirmed at NBAA in Las Vegas. The Spider 7, the seventh generation of hardware comes with the option of an external antenna which allows operators of more complex aircraft to realize the benefits of simple real-time tracking.
18 Nov 06:44 PM
New Zealand based real-time aircraft tracking specialists, spidertracks are unveiling their latest addition to the Spider family, the Spider 7 at NBAA in Las Vegas this week. This seventh generation of tracking device comes with the option of an external antenna which allows operators of more complex aircraft to realize the benefits of simple real-time tracking.
15 Sep 06:10 AM
Spidertracks will be conducting a free flight tracking workshop at the Ekudeni Lodge, Johannesburg, South Africa on the 29th of September. The workshop will focus on real-time tracking as part of safety management and gives examples of how small aircraft companies can increase the safety and productivity of their operations through the utilisation of this technology.
14 Sep 07:28 AM
Two years ago, a group of Stanford University students launched a weather balloon to capture images of the Grand Canyon from the edge of space. Through sheer luck, they have only just been reunited with their experiment. It lay in the desert for two years until a hiker stumbled across the remains and returned them to the owners.
08 Sep 06:07 AM
Spidertracks will be conducting a free flight tracking workshop at the Aero Club of East Africa, Wilson Airport, Nairobi on the 28th of September. The workshop will focus on real-time tracking as part of safety management and gives examples of how small aircraft companies can increase the safety and productivity of their operations through the utilisation of this technology.