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Sky Writing to a Whole New Level

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Done using flight tracking software.

 

 

 

 

Some Marine Pilots were reprimanded for their NSFW sky writing.

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1 hour ago, The Original Lumpy Gritz said:

That is not 'sky-writing'.

That is RADAR tracking of the flight..........

OLG

 

Flight tracking but not radar, it is ADS-B. Nextgen air traffic control will use ADS-B

 

Automatic dependent surveillance—broadcast (ADS–B) is a surveillance technology in which an aircraft determines its position via satellite navigation and periodically broadcasts it, enabling it to be tracked. 

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1 hour ago, Pat Riot, SASS #13748 said:

“NSFW”? Not safe for work?

 

Yes. Also posting it would violate wire guidelines.

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3 hours ago, Sedalia Dave said:

Some Marine Pilots were reprimanded for their NSFW sky writing.

 

As have USN and USAF pilots

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14 hours ago, Sedalia Dave said:

 

Flight tracking but not radar, it is ADS-B. Nextgen air traffic control will use ADS-B

 

Automatic dependent surveillance—broadcast (ADS–B) is a surveillance technology in which an aircraft determines its position via satellite navigation and periodically broadcasts it, enabling it to be tracked. 

You are correct and I know well of ADS. I used RADAR as slang.........

Same type of tracking used for commercial ships and railroads.

Most folks when they see the term 'sky-writing', think of smoke trails from the aircraft.

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Ain't like the good ol' days when you could track a plane by the trail of parts they left down on the ground. :blink:

 

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