Plane Finder AR

Plane Finder AR

By pinkfroot limited

  • Category: Travel
  • Release Date: 2010-09-17
  • Current Version: 11.0.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 44.90 MB
  • Developer: pinkfroot limited
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 3
From 542 Ratings


Wondered where that plane up above is going - Wonder no more! Plane Finder AR - Point the camera at a plane and you'll see the airline, flight number, route, aircraft registration, speed, altitude and even how far away it is! Amaze your friends with your newfound knowledge! Those trails across the sky will no longer be a mystery! Plane Finder AR is the original and best Augmented Reality plane tracking app. We are proud to have been featured by CNN, GMA, UK Sunday Times and many others. Don't take our word for it either - check out our AppStore ratings and the wide range of positive press we've had across the world. Plane Finder AR blends the data from our Plane Finder virtual radar apps with the Augmented Reality capabilities of your iPhone or iPad to show you what is flying overhead. The app is fun to use and is very dynamic. It will work in all areas for which we have coverage. Please check our web map at or ask a question via to make sure we cover your area. Our global coverage is impressive and growing all of the time too! Why not also check out our Plane Finder and Plane Finder HD apps for an amazing radar like view of the air traffic across the world. Frequently Asked Questions What is the difference between Plane Finder AR and Plane Finder?  Plane Finder AR is our augmented reality app that shares the data available in Plane Finder- our original iPhone App. Plane Finder (and Plane Finder HD) provide a near real time virtual radar view of flight from across the world and include a great deal more detail that Plane Finder AR. All Plane Finder apps share common ADS-B data.  Why can't I see all planes? Aircraft must be carrying ADS-B equipment and we must have a feed in the area. (In the US airlines have been slow to adopt the technology but usage is continuing to rise). What if my area isn’t covered?  We are always on the lookout for more data feeds. Check back regularly to see if we have added your area. You could even help us by running a free receiver! If I have an ADS-B receiver can I share my data for use with Plane Finder AR? Yes. Please contact and we will assist. Can I use Plane Finder AR for navigational purposes?  Definitely not. Plane Finder must not be used for navigational purposes under any circumstances **Whilst we do have the best network please double check coverage using our free app Plane Finder Free to make sure that we have coverage for your area** Disclaimer: The use of the information presented using Plane Finder is strictly limited to your pursuing enthusiast activities (i.e. for entertainment purposes), which specifically exclude any activities that might endanger yourself or the lives of others. Under no circumstances will the developer of this application be held responsible for incidents resulting from the use of the data or its interpretation or its use contrary to this agreement.



  • Not functional any longer

    By aarruugghh
    It use to work well, but now it doesn’t do much of anything but indicate there are some planes out there.
  • B

    By Wolf Z.
  • Great Concept, Wrong Data

    By AuGlove5
    Really cool app if you are happy to take their word for it. Flight number and tail numbers don't match the departure and arrival data of the actual flight. Don't waste your money, I'd did.
  • New update not good

    By Lonstri
    With the latest update, the ability to tell what type of aircraft is above you has been lost. Prior to this update I would have given this app a 5 star review and worth the five dollar cost. I also have recommended to several friends With the new update, it's not worth the price. Also I will no longer recommend this app. Feedback from Pinkfroot on this loss of the plane type feature has been non caring to say the least. Do not waste the $4.99 on this app.
  • Latest update is a DISASTER

    By CFox1959
    I was an enthusiastic user (5 stars) of the original version. The latest update is worthless and you can only identify about ten percent of the flights above than you used to. Do not waste money on this until it is fixed.
  • Was good. Update bad.

    By GDTech
    Loved this app before the update. Was a 5+ star app. Consider a rollback until this new version is developed a little more. Seemed like I rarely had a plane I couldn't identify, now many that I see aren't on the screen. Also, the plane information that used to be available is very limited. Disappointed. Hope it gets better. Bring back the features that made this app my favorite before the update.
  • Terrible

    By Mixinit
    I'm not sure what happened, but this used to be a fun app. Unfortunately out of the blue it doesn't work and it just looks like I have my camera on.
  • Bad first impression

    By Qqertyuiop3343
    Just bought it. Doesn't work. Waiting on a reply from the maker.
  • Agree with Seattlejoe

    By vonharko
    The new version is no where as good as the earlier version. Bring back the version that identifies the type of plane. Who cares about the plane registration. Get rid of the map. Also why so many small boxes that have only 1or 2 lines. Chuck
  • Nice idea, but needs work

    By SeattleJoe7
    I liked the previous version more than this version (9) ... the little area map in the corner is actually confusing ... and type of equipment now is missing most of the time. I'd like the option to turn it off the area map. Like others have said, the data blocks overlap, and there's no way to highlight a particular one. Nice concept, but not a great implementation.