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Google Earth gets flight tracking in as close to real time as legally possible

Google Earth's most awesome new layer lets you dynamically track any airline flight over the United States in real time. Well, not quite real time. For security reasons, the FAA doesn't allow live flight tracking, so Google's info is 15 or 20 minutes behind the actual planes. Still, the data (provided by and the FAA) is very interesting. The flight tracking layer adds up to more...

Track flights with a Google Maps Mashup

Have a friend that's coming in for a landing and want to see exactly where they are at the moment? Or if you just like watching planes, check out the GMaps Flight Tracker. This Google Maps mashup tracks the status of inbound flights scheduled to land in Atlanta, Boston, New York's JFK, LA, Miami and San Francisco. Pick your city, and a list of the arriving flights are displayed. Click or mouse...